NYLENE 401
TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

 
General Description    

  • General purpose un-reinforced nylon 6 injection molding resin.
  • High flow characteristics at minimal processing temperatures
  • Suitable for applications in both thin and heavy sections that require typical nylon characteristics and easy molding
 

Properties   

Physical Properties
Test Method
Units
Dry as Molded
Specific Gravity
D792
1.14
Mold Shrinkage
in/in
0.012
 
Mechanical Properties
Test Method
Units
Dry as Molded
Tensile Strength
D638
psi MPa
11,500 (79)
Elongation at Break
D638
%
40
Flexural Modulus
D790
psi MPa
390,000 (2,690)
Notched Izod @ 23 °C
D256
ft. lb./ in. J/m
0.8 (43)
Notched Izod @ - 40 °C
D 256
ftlbf/in (J/m)
0.3 (16)
 
Thermal Properties Test Method Units
Dry as Molded
DTUL @ 1820 KPa
D648
°F °C
154 (68)
DTUL @ 455 KPa
D648
°F °C
360 (182)
Melting Point
D 3418
°F °C
420 (215)
 
Approvals and Classifications Approval Rating
All colors at 1.47 mm UL 94 V-2
Testing conducted on dry-as-molded specimens at 73°F
 
Notes
All values are for dry as molded specimens. The data set forth herein has been carefully compiled by Polymeric Resources Corporation. Values shown are typical properties and are not for specification. Since processing variables will affect properties, the reproducibility of our data in a customer's facility is not guaranteed. There is no warranty of any kind either expressed or implied, applicable to the use of this information, and the user assumes all risk and liability in connection therewith.



Issued: 2009/09/23