Properties

Nylon 66
Molding Compound

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

To jump to a particular property, click on the name listed below.

Melt Flow

Melting Temperature

Glass Transition

Injection Molding Pressure

Injection 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

Melt Flow ASTM D1238 (gm/10 min)
-----gm /10 min

Melting Temperature  degrees C
Tm Crystalline
255 to 265 C

Glass Transition (C)
Tg (Amorphous)

----- C

Injection Molding Range Degrees F
500-620 F

Molding Pressure Range ( PSI) (ksi)
1 000 to 25 000 psi
1 to 25 ksi

Compression Ratio
3.0 to 4.0

Mold(Linear) Shrinkage (in/in)
ASTM D955

0.007 to 0.018

Tensile Strength at Break
ASTM D638
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)
13 700 psi
Conditioned with 50% relative humidity
17 000 psi

Elongation at break (%)
ASTM D638
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)
15 to 80 %
Conditioned with 50% relative humidity
150 to 300 %

Tensile Yield Strength (psi)
ASTM D638
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)
8 000 to 12 000 psi
Conditioned with 50% relative humidity
6 500 to 8 500 psi

Compressive Strength (psi)
Rupture or Yield
ASTM D695
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)
12 500 to 15 000  psi  (Yielding)

Flexural Strength (psi)
Rupture or Yield
ASTM D790
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)
17 900  psi
Conditioned with 50% relative humidity
6 100 psi

 Tensile Modulus (psi)
ASTM D638
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)
230 000 to 550 000 psi
Conditioned with 50% relative humidity
230 000 to 500 000 psi

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Modulus

Compressive Modulus (psi)
ASTM D695
--- psi

Flexural Modulus (psi)
ASTM D790
At 73 F
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)
410 000 to 470 000 psi
Conditioned with 50% relative humidity
185 000 psi

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Modulus

Izod Impact (ft-lb/in of notch)
ASTM D256A

Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)
0.55 to 10 ft lb/in of notch
Conditioned with 50% relative humidity
0.85 to 2.1 ft-lb/in of notch

Hardness
Rockwell ASTM D785
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)
R120 M83
Conditioned with 50% relative humidity
M95 to M105

Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(10 exp-6 )in/in/C
80 (10 x exp 6) in/in /C
0.000 080 in/in /C

Deflection Temperature under flexural load (F)
ASTM D648
264 psi ---
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)

158 to 212 F
66 psi  ---
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)

425 to 474 F

Thermal Conductivity
(10 x exp 4)al cm/sec cm2 C
ASTM C177
5.8 (10 x exp 4) cal cm/sec cm2
0.000 58 cal cm/sec cm2

Specific Gravity
ASTM D792
1.13 to 1.15

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Density

Water Absorption
(1/8 in thick specimen) (%)
ASTM D570
24 hr --- 1.0 to 2.8%
Saturation --- 8.5%

Dielectric Strength v/mil
(1/8 in thick Specimen; short time)
Dry as molded (about 0.2% moisture content)
600 v/mil

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