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        POLYPENCO NYLATRON GS FILLED NYLON NYLATRON NS FILLED NYLON NYLATRON GSM NYLON NYLATRON GSM-BLUE NYLON NYLATRON NSM NYLON MC 901 BLUE NYLON MC 904 BLUE NYLON MC 907 NATURAL NYLON ST801 NYLON HYDLAR ZF NYLON HYDLAR ZF NYLON
    Units ASTM Test Method Type 6/6 Polyamide MoS2 FILLED TYPE 6/6 POLYAMIDE LUBRICATED TYPE 6/6 POLYAMIDE MoS2 FILLED TYPE 6 POLYAMIDE LUBRICATED TYPE 6 POLYAMIDE LUBRICATED TYPE 6 POLYAMIDE MONOCAST HEAT STABILIZED TYPE 6 POLYAMIDE PLASTICIZED HEAT STABILIZED TYPE 6 POLYAMIDE MONOCAST FDA TYPE 6 POLYAMIDE IMPACT MODIFIED TYPE 6/6 POLYAMIDE ARAMID-FILLED TYPE 6/6 POLYAMIDE 30% GLASS-FILLED BLACK NYLON
MECHANICAL Strength to Weight Ratio ksi -                        
Specific Gravity @73 F - D792 1.15 1.16 1.18 1.16 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.08 1.19 1.36
Tensile Strength @73 F, (ult)/(yld) psi D638 11500 (ult) 12500 (ult) 10500(ult) 10500(ult) 10000(ult) 11000(ult) 11000(ult) 9500(ult) 12000(ult) 6000(yld) 17300(yld) 13388(ult)
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F psi D638 425000 480000 410000 400000 500000 410000 400000 275000 400000 - 802000 654620
Tensile Elongation at Break @ 73 F % D638 50 25 10 30 35 20 20 50 20 210 4 7
Flexural Strength @ 73 F psi D790 15000 17000 14000 16000 15000 16000 16000 - 16000 - 21300 20550
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F psi D790 45000 460000 400000 500000 500000 475000 500000 - 500000 245000 664000 723500
Shear Strength @ 73 F psi D732 10000 10500 9000 10500 - 10000 11000 - 11000 8400 - -
Compressive Strength, (% Deformation) @73 F psi D695 12500(10) 160000(10) 12000(10) 14000(10) 13000(10) 14000(10) 15000(10) - 15000(10) - 19300(10) 18070(10)
Compressive Modulus of Elasticity @73 F psi D695 420000 420000 400000 400000 425000 400000 400000 - 400000 - - -
Hardness, Rockwell, Scale as noted @73 F - D785 M85(R115) M85(R115) M85(R115) M80(R110) M80(R117) M80(R115) M85(R115) M70 M85(R115) (R112) M80(R121) M65(R121)
Hardness, Durometer, Shore D @73 F - D2240 D80 D85 D85 D85 - D85 D85 D85 D85 - - -
Izod Impact, (Notched) @73 F ft-lb/in of notch D256 TypeA 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.9 0.5 0.4 - 0.4 17.0 1.2 2.3
Coefficient of Friction, (Dry vs. Steel) Dynamic - - 0.25 0.20 0.16 0.20 0.18 .078 0.20 - 0.20 0.28 0.32 -
Limiting PV, (with 4 to 1 factor of safety applied) psi-ft/min - 2700 3000 10000 3000 3800 12300 3000 - 3000 - - -
THERMAL Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion @73 F in/in/F E-831 (TMA) 5.5E-05 4.0E-05 5.5E-05 5.0E-05 5.9E-05 5.0E-05 3.5E-05 3.5E-05 3.5E-05 6.7E-05 3.5E-05 1.7E-05
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi F D648 200 200 200 200 - 200 200 200 200 160 - 413
Tg-Glass transition temperature, (Amorphous) F D3418 - - - - - - - - - - - 420
Melting Point, (VS=Vicat Softening Temp.) F D3418 500 500 500 420 420 420 420 420 420 491 491 -
Continuous Service Temperature in Air, (Max.) F - 210 220 220 200 200 200 260 - 200 - 300 -
Thermal Conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft2-F - 1.7 1.7 - - - - - - - - - -
ELECTRICAL Dielectric Strength, Short Term Volts/mil D149 400 350 350 400 - 400 500 - 500 - 350 -
Volume Resistivity ohm-cm D257 4.5e+13 2.5E+13 2.5E+13 2.5E+13 - 2.5E+13 2.5E+13 - 2.5E+13 1.0E+14 1.0E+15 -
Dielectric Constant @ 10E6 Hz - D150 3.6 - - 3.7 - - 3.7 3.7 3.7 2.9 3.4 -
Dissipation Factor @ 10E6 Hz - D150 0.020 - - - - - - - - 0.020 0.010 -
Flammability @ 3.1 mm unless noted - UL94 V-2 V-2 HB HB HB HB HB HB HB HB(0.81mm) - -
H20 Water Absorbtion, Immersion, 24 Hrs % by wt. D570(7) 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.22 0.25 0.30 0.30 0.30 1.20 1.20 -
Water Absorbtion, Saturation % by wt. D570(7) 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 6.70 8.50 -

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