Nylene BX3LF

Technical Data Sheet



1421 Hwy 136 West

Henderson, Kentucky 42420



200 McNab Street

Arnprior, Ontario K7S 3P2


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Product is manufactured in  Arnprior, ON

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TDS Ref ID: 1285

  • Nylene® BX3LF
  • Technical Data Sheet
Resin Type:
  • Nylon 6
  • BX3LF is processed under regular conditions
  • Medium Viscosity - low friction
  • Specialty Lubricant added to the polymer matrix to provide reduced surface friction for easier installation characteristics
  • BX3LF's end product has a transparent appearance which leaves your sequential footage indicators readable. BX3LF can be applied to all THHN institutional, commercial and industrial applications.
  • BX3LF is a self-lubricated polymer and has been developed to reduce the coefficient of friction which eliminates the need for additional lubrication in feeder-size THHN.
  • This self-lubricated polymer is a benefit to the Electrical contractors as it reduces labour costs associated with lubrication, it doesn't leave a messy residue on your hands, pulls faster, easier, cleaner, it's safer and will reduce nylon tear.
Manufacturing Specs Unit MIN MAX Test Method
Copper Content (ppm) 35 2-12
Methanol Extractables (%) 4 6 2-3
Moisture Content (%) 0.15 2-2A
Relative Viscosity Unitless, Rv(2) 2.45 2.75 2-3
Notes: Testing conducted on dry-as-molded specimens at 73°F (22.8°C}


    Approvals & Recognition:

    • UL 83: UL listed and meeting the requirements of UL 83 for wire jacketing.
    • CSA: (NM)

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    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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