NYLENE NX3024
TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

 
General Description    

  • Medium viscosity, extrusion grade nylon 6 resin suitable for film co-extrusion, coatings, and compounding applications
  • Excellent melt stability and good melt strength
  • Excellent grease resistance, toughness, resistance to abrasion, and does not absorb food odors
  • Meets the requirements of FDA regulation 21 CFR 177.1500 for direct food contact
  • Optimum processing conditions should provide a melt temperature of 480 - 500°F at the die
 

Properties   

Physical Properties
Test Method
Units
Dry as Molded
Specific Gravity
D792
1.14
Mold Shrinkage
in/in
0.014
Water Absorption
D570
%
1.8
 
Mechanical Properties
Test Method
Units
Dry as Molded
Tensile Strength
D638
psi
12,000
Elongation
D638
%
70
Flexural Modulus
D790
psi
15,000
Notched Izod
D256
ft. Lb./in.
0.7
 
Thermal Properties Test Method Units
Dry as Molded
DTUL @ 264 psi/1.82 MPa
D648
°F °C
124 (68)
DTUL @ 64 psi/0.45 MPa
D648
°F °C
360 (182)
Melt Point
D3418
°F °C
428 (220)
 
Approvals and Classifications Approval Rating
FDA/NSF Approval Regulation 21 CFR 177.1500
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: 2009/12/15