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Nylatron® 4.6 PA46

Product Overview

  • Broadest size range availability
  • Good mechanical and electrical properties
  • Ideal balance of strength and toughness
  • Cast as finished parts and near net shapes (nylon 6)

Product Details

Offers superior heat aging and creep resistance and retention of stiffness up to 300°F.  It is reddish brown in color and used where PA 6, PA 66, POM and PET fall short.

Nylons can absorb up to 7% (by weight) water under high humidity or submerged in water. This can result in dimensional changes up to 2% and a corresponding reduction of physical properties. Proper design techniques can frequently compensate for this factor.