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Typical Properties of Filled Nylon

Property

Test Method
Nylatron GS (extruded)
Nylatron GSM (cast)
Nyloil (cast)

Mechanical Properties

Density (lb/in³) ASTM D792 0.042 0.042 0.042
Tensile Strength (p.s.i.) ASTM D638 12,500 10,500 10,000
Elongation At Break (%) ASTM D638 20-40 90 3
Tensile Modulus (p.s.i.) ASTM D638 480,000 400,000 425,000
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D785 R115 R110 R110
Impact Strength 73°F Notched (ft-lbs/in) ASTM D256 0.5 0.5 1.6
Flexural Strength (p.s.i.) ASTM D790 17,000 16,000 15,000
Flexural Modulus (p.s.i.) ASTM D790 450,000 400,000 425,000
Compressive Strength (p.s.i.) ASTM D695 12,500 14,000 13,000
Compressive Modulus (p.s.i.) ASTM D695 420,000 400,000 325,000

Thermal Properties

Melting Point (°F) ASTM D3418 500 420 450
Heat Deflection at 264psi (°F) ASTM D648 200 200 350
Max Service Temperature (°F) - 220 200 230
Thermal Conductivity (BTU-in/ft²-hr-°F) ASTM C177 1.7 - -
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion (in/in/°F) ASTM D696 0.00004 0.000035 0.000035
Flammability UL94 V-2 HB -

Electrical Properties

Dielectric Constant At 60HZ ASTM D150 - 3.7 3.7
Dielectric Strength (V/mil) short time, 1/8" thk. ASTM D149 350 400 550

Water Absorption Rates

Water Absorption -24 hrs.(%) ASTM D570 0.3 0.3 0.5
Water Absorption -Saturation (%) ASTM D570 7.0 7.0 2.5

NOTE: The information contained herein are typical values intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. Contact us for manufacturers' complete material property datasheets.
 
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