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Tecamid HS - Heat Stabilized

Nylon was the first engineering resin. It has been used in applications ranging from electronic, marine, and automotive industries to fibers used to make carpet. Nylon has outstanding wear resistance and low frictional properties. It has very good temperature, chemical, and impact properties. However, nylon's one weakness is a propensity to absorb moisture and thus have poor dimensional stability.

Tecamid ST
  • TECAMID™ 6/6
    Type 6/6 general purpose standard grade nylon. Extruded in natural and black. (Weather Resistant Black Grade is also available as a custom.)
  • TECAMID™ 6/12
    Type 6/12 nylon. This nylon has lower moisture absorpton rates than nylon 6/6, hence superior dimensional stability.
  • TECAMID™ ST
    Type 6/6 nylon. Super Tough nylon. Increased impact resistance and toughness over Tecamid™ 6/6.
  • TECAMID™ HS
    Type 6/6 nylon. Heat Stabilized nylon. Increased ability to withstand the negative effects of heat exposure and increased overall service temperature over Tecamid™ 6/6.

TECAMID™ has an excellent balance of properties which make it an ideal material for metal replacement in applications such as automotive parts, industrial valves, railway tie insulators, and other industry uses whose design requirements include high strength, toughness, and weight reduction.

 PropertiesASTM Test MethodUnitsTECAMID™
6/6
TECAMID™
6/12
TECAMID™
ST
TECAMID™
HS
Physical
Density
D792lbs/in30.04120.03830.03900.0412
Specific Gravity
D792g/cc1.141.061.081.14
Water Absorption, @24 hours, 73°F
D570%1.20.251.2-
@Saturation, 73°F
D570%8.53.06.7-
Mechanical
Tensile Strength @ Yield, 73°F
D638psi100,008,0007,20010,000
Tensile Modulus
D639psi350,000300,000-350,000
Elongation @ Break, 73°F
D638%25206025
Flexural Strength, 73°F
D790psi15,500-9,800-
Flexural Modulus, 73°F
D790psi440,000275,000245,000440,000
Compressive Strength
D695psi5,0002,400--
Izod Impact Strength, 73°F
D256ft-lbs/in1.10.917.01.2
Rockwell Hardness, 73°F
D785M or R ScaleM-90R-114R-112-
Shore Hardness
-D Scale----
Wear Factor Against Steel, 40 psi, 50 fpm
D3702in3 1
---- x ----
hr PV
200 x 10-10 190 x 10-10 200 x 10-10 -
Static Coefficient of Friction
D3702--0.31--
Thermal
Dynamic Coefficient of Friction, 40 psi, 50 fpm
D3702-0.26-0.28-
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 66 psi
D648°F455-421392
@264 psi
D648°F194142160194
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
D696in/in/°F4.5 x 10-5 5 x 10-5 6.7 x 10-5 -
Maximum Servicing Temperature, Intermittent
-°F300---
Long Term
UL746B°F185---
Specific Heat
-BTU/lb-°F0.40.45--
Thermal Conductivity
---1.53--
Vicat Softening Point
-°F----
Melting Point
D2133°F491422505504
Flammability
UL94(mm)V-2 (3.0)HB (0.86)HB (0.81)HB (0.75)
Electrical
Surface Resistivity
D257ohm/square----
Volume Resistivity
D257ohm-cm10151015--
Dielectric Strength
D149V/mil300-400---
Dielectric Constant, @ 60 Hz, 73°F, 50% RH
D150-44--
@ 1 MHz
D150-3.63.5--
@ 20 GHz
D150-----
@ 30 GHz
D150-----
Dissipation Factor, @ 60 HZ, 73°F
D150-0.010.02--
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