Nylene 494P

Technical Data Sheet



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Henderson, Kentucky 42420



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Product is manufactured in  Henderson, KY

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  • Nylene® 494P
  • Technical Data Sheet
Resin Type:
  • Nylon 6
  • Engineered for rotational molding, Nylene 494P nylon 6 compound combines high impact strength, heat stability, and fine pulverization for optimal performance.
  • Offers outstanding performance in high-temperature applications.
  • Ideal for applications exposed to corrosive chemical environments due to their exceptional chemical resistance.
  • Enables the production of fuel and chemical tanks, serving as a barrier layer in two-layer applications.
  • Meets CARB and EPA fuel permeation regulations, ensuring regulatory compliance.
Properties ASTM/ISO Procedure Unit English SI
Specific Gravity D792 1.13 1.13
Viscosity, FRV D789 70
Water Absorption D570 % 2
Drop Impact - Roto Specimen, 73°F ARM ft-lbs 75
Tensile Strength At Yield, 73°F D638 psi (MPa) 11,500 79
Tensile Elongation D638 % >50 >50
Flexural Modulus D790 psi (MPa) 370,000 2,551
Deflection Temp. 1/8" bar, 66 psi D648 °F (°C) 310 154
Deflection Temp. 1/8" bar, 264 psi D648 °F (°C) 130 54
Melt Point D3418 °F (°C) 428 220
Flame Resistance UL94 .118" (3.0mm) HB
Automotive FMV SS302 Pass

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.


    Approvals & Recognition:

    • CARB: Fuel Permeation Regulation Compliant
    • EPA: Fuel Permeation Regulation Compliant
    • FMVSS 302: Self Extinguishing

    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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