Properties

Nylon 610 /Polyamides
Molding and Extrusion Compound

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Copyright 2002 by Roger D. Corneliussen
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Values are from Modern Plastics Encyclopedia 99.

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Melt Flow
Melting Temperature
Glass Transition
Processing Molding Pressure
Processing Molding Temperature
Compression Ratio
Mold Shrinkage
Tensile Strength
Elongation
Tensile Yield Strength
Compressive Strength
Flexural Strength
Tensile Modulus
Flexural Modulus
Izod Impact Strength
Hardness
Deflection Temperature
Thermal Expansion
Thermal Conductivity
Specific Gravity
Dielectric Strength
Water Absorption

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Melt Flow 
ASTM D1238
(gm/10 min)

--- gm /10 min

Melting Temperature  degrees C
Tm Crystalline
220 C

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Glass Transition (C)
Tg (Amorphous)

--- C

Processing Temperature Range Degrees F
Extrusion

445 to 485 F for injection molding
480 to 500 F for extrusion

Molding Pressure Range ( PSI) (ksi)
1000 to 19000 psi
1 to 19 ksi
6.7 to 127 MPa

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Compression Ratio
3 to 4

Mold(Linear) Shrinkage (in/in)
ASTM D955
0.005 to 0.015 in/in

Tensile Strength at Break
ASTM D638
10150 (dry as molded) psi
68 MPa
7250 (conditioned in 50% RH) psi
48 MPa

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Elongation at break (%)
ASTM D638
70 % (dry as molded)
150% (conditioned in 50% RH)

Tensile Yield Strength (psi)
ASTM D638
--- psi
--- MPa

Compressive Strength (psi)
Rupture or Yield
ASTM D695
--- psi
--- MPa

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Flexural Strength (psi)
Rupture or Yield
ASTM D790
350 psi (dry as molded)
2.3 MPa
217 psi (conditioned in 50% RH)
1.4 MPa

 Tensile Modulus (psi)
ASTM D638
--- psi
--- GPa

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Compressive Modulus (psi)
ASTM D695
--- psi
--- GPa

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Flexural Modulus (psi)
ASTM D790
At 73 F
--- psi
--- GPa
At 200 F
--- psi
--- GPa
At 250 F
--- psi
--- GPa
At 300 F
--- psi
--- GPa

Izod Impact (ft-lb/in of notch)
ASTM D256

--- ft lb/in of notch

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Hardness
Rockwell ASTM D785
---
--
Shore D65 ASTM D2240/D2583
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Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(10 exp-6 )in/in/C
--- (10 x exp 6) in/in /C
---  in/in /C

Deflection Temperature under flexural load (F)
ASTM D648
264 psi ---
--- F
66 psi  ---
--- F

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Thermal Conductivity
(10 x exp 4)al cm/sec cm2 C
ASTM C177
--- (10 x exp 4) cal cm/sec cm2
---   cal cm/sec cm2

Specific Gravity
ASTM D792
---

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Water Absorption
(1/8 in thick specimen) (%)
ASTM D570
24 hr --- 1.4%
Saturation 
3.3  %

Dielectric Strength v/mil
(1/8 in thick Specimen; short time)
--- v/mil

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