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Nylon 6/6
Nylon 6/6 GF-30  (30% glass-fiber reinforced)

All NYLON 6/6 materials have high mechanical strength and superior resistance to wear and organic chemicals.  NYLON 6/6 GF30 has more than double the strength and stiffness of unreinforced nylons and a heat deflection temperature which approaches its melting point.  NYLON 6/6 is a 30% glass-fiber-reinforced nylon 6/6 material whose important properties include high tensile and flexural strength, stiffness, excellent heat deflection temperature, and superior abrasion and wear resistance.

Typical Values

Physical Properties ASTM Test Method Units Nylon 6/6 Nylon 6/6 GF30
Density D792 lbs/cu in 0.0412 0.0488
Specific Gravity D792 ---- 1.14 1.35
Water absorption, 24 hours, 73F (23C) D570 % 8.5 0.7
Mechanical Properties ASTM Test Method Units Nylon 6/6 Nylon 6/6 GF30
Tensile Strength 73F D638 psi 12,400 27,000
Elongation 73 F D638 % 90 3
Flexural Strength, 73 F D790 psi 17,000 39,100
Flexural Modulus, 73F D790 psi 4.1 X 105 12 X 105
Izod Impact Strength, Notched, 73F D256 ---- R120 - M79 M101
Rockwell Hardness D785 ft-lbs/in. 1.2 2.1
Thermal Properties ASTM Test Method Units Nylon 6/6 Nylon 6/6 GF30
Heat Deflection 
66 psi
264 psi
D648
D648
degrees F
degrees F
455
194
490
482
Max.Temperature Long Term
Short Term
---- degrees F
degrees F
170
355
230
465
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion  see below      
-20 to -200 F
200 to 460 F
D696
D696
in./in./degrees F
----
4.5 X 10-5
5.0 X 10-5
1.2 X 105
----
Electrical Properties ASTM Test Method Units Nylon 6/6 Nylon 6/6 GF30
Volume Resistivity,  73F D257 ohm-cm 1015 1015
Dielectric Constant, 60 Hz, 73F, 50% RH D150 ---- 4.0 ----
Dielectric Strength D149 V/mil 600 530

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