NYLENE NX4001A
TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

 
General Description    

  • High viscosity, nucleated, nylon 6 extrusion grade resin
  • Crystallization initiators provide rapid melt set-up in higher speed processing applications
  • Optimum processing conditions should provide a melt temperature of 550 - 575°F at the die
  • Nucleated
 

Properties   

Physical Properties
Test Method
Units
Dry as Molded
Specific Gravity
D792
1.13
Water Absorption
D570
%
1.8
 
Mechanical Properties
Test Method
Units
Dry as Molded
Tensile Strength
D638
psi
12,200
Elongation
D638
%
100
Flexural Modulus
D790
psi (MPa)
400,000 (2,759)
Notched Izod @ 23 °C
D256
ft. lb./ in. J/m
0.8
Rockwell Hardness
R-scale
119
 
Thermal Properties Test Method Units
Dry as Molded
DTUL @ 264 psi/1.82 MPa
D648
°F °C
140 (60)
DTUL @ 66 psi/0.45 MPa
D648
°F °C
345
Melt Point
D3418
°F
428
 
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