Nylene 494P IM BLK

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1421 Hwy 136 West

Henderson, Kentucky 42420



200 McNab Street

Arnprior, Ontario K7S 3P2


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Product is manufactured in  Henderson, KY

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TDS Ref ID: 1446

  • Nylene® 494P IM BLK
  • Technical Data Sheet
Resin Type:
  • Nylon 6
  • Specially formulated nylon powder for the ROTOMOLDING process.
  • For uses where HIGH IMPACT properties are required.
  • Dried to less than 0.20% moisture and packaged in foil-lined drums to eliminate the need for pre-drying.
  • Higher heat resistance and melting point.
  • Chemical resistance to aromatic solvents, etc. especially at elevated temperatures.
  • Excellent low temperature impact properties (Special impact modified products).
  • Higher impact at room and elevated temperatures.
  • Permits a single step process and a single layer material fuel tank.  This will reduce the chances of failure and scrap, which makes it extremely cost competitive.
  • Meets the strict CARB and EPA fuel permeation regulations.
Properties ASTM/ISO Procedure Unit English SI
Specific Gravity D792 n/a 1.10 1.10
Mold Shrinkage D955 mm/mm 0.015 - 0.020
Water Absorption D570 % 1.8
Flexural Modulus D790 psi (MPa) 235000 1620
Tensile Strength D638 psi (MPa) 7700 53
Drop Weight Impact @ RT ARM ft-lb (N) 125 556
Elongation D638 % 150
Heat Deflection @ 66 psi (0.45 MPa) D648 °F (°C) 212 100
Heat Deflection @ 264 psi (1.8 MPa) D648 °F (°C) 117 47
Melt Flow D1238 dg/min 0.060 17
Notes:Testing conducted on dry-as-molded specimens at 73°F (22.8°C}

Recommended Processing Considerations: PA6 Rotational Molding

Maximum Moisture* 0.002
Heating Time, Air Cooling 10 to 20 min.
Heating Time, Nitrogen 21 to 25 min.
Oven Temperature, Nitrogen 550 - 650°F (288-343°C)
Oven Temperature, Air Cooling 560 - 580°F (293-304°C)

* Available in Pre-Dried, Foil Lined Bags.


    Approvals & Recognition:

    • CARB Executive Order: Q-13-016: Q-13-016

    Automotive Colors:


    Nylene does not guarantee the accuracy of this information or the suitability of this product for any given application or usage situation. These values are based on test specimens and should not be used to establish specification limits or fabricate tooling.

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