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What are the properties of Nylon?
Oct 11, 2017



Property

Value

Technical Name

Nylon (PA)

Chemical Formula (Nylon 6)

[NH−(CH2)5−CO]n

Melt Temperature

220°C (428°F) **

Typical Injection Mold Temperature

54 - 93 °C (130 - 200 °F) ***

Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT)

160 °C (320 °F) at 0.46 MPa (66 PSI) **

Tensile Strength

76 MPa (11000 PSI) ***

Flexural Strength

110 MPa (16000 PSI) ***

Specific Gravity

1.13

Shrink Rate

1.3 - 1.7 % (.013 - .017 in/in) ***