Nylene 494P IM

Technical Data Sheet



1421 Hwy 136 West

Henderson, Kentucky 42420



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Product is manufactured in  Henderson, KY

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TDS Ref ID: 1441

  • Nylene® 494P IM
  • Technical Data Sheet
Resin Type:
  • Nylon 6
  • Engineered for rotational molding, Nylene 494P IM nylon 6 compound combines high impact strength, heat stability, and fine pulverization for optimal performance.
  • Enables the production of single-layer material fuel tanks or serves as a barrier layer in two-layer applications.
  • Exceptional resistance to impacts and abrasions.
  • Maintains structural integrity at elevated temperatures and retains impact resistance in low-temperature conditions.
  • Withstands exposure to aromatic solvents and chemicals.
  • Meets CARB and EPA fuel permeation regulations, ensuring regulatory compliance.
Properties ASTM/ISO Procedure Unit English SI
Specific Gravity D792 n/a 1.1 1.1
Melt Flow D1238 20 17
Water Absorption D570 % 1.8
Drop Impact - Roto Specimen, 73°F ARM ft-lb (N) 125
Tensile Strength At Yield, 73°F D638 psi (MPa) 7,700 53
Tensile Elongation D638 ft-lb (N) >100 >100
Flexural Modulus D790 psi (MPa) 265,000 1,827
Heat Deflection @ 66 psi (0.45 MPa) D648 °F (°C) 215 102
Heat Deflection @ 264 psi (1.8 MPa) D648 °F (°C) 120 49
Melt Point D3418 % 428 220
Flame Resistance UL94 HB
Automotive FMV SS302 Pass
Notes: Available with moisture content reduced to less than 0.20% and packaged in foil-lined drums, eliminating the necessity for pre-drying.

Recommended Processing Considerations: PA6 Rotational Molding

Maximum Moisture* 0.20%
Oven Temperature 550 - 650°F (288-343°C)
Heating Time 20 to 25 min.

* Available in Pre-Dried, Foil Lined Bags.


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