Nylon 6™

FDM Nylon 6™ combines strength and toughness superior to other FDM thermoplastics, for applications that require strong, customized parts and tooling that lasts longer and withstands rigorous functional testing. Engineered with nylon 6, a popular thermoplastic for manufacturing to produce durable parts with a clean finish and high break resistance. FDM Nylon 6 is ideal for product manufacturers and development engineers in automotive, aerospace, consumer goods and industrial manufacturing.

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Mechanical Properties Test Method XZ Axis ZX Axis XZ Axis ZX Axis
Tensile Strength, Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 7,150 psi 4,200 psi 49.3 MPa 28.9 MPa
Tensile Strength, Ultimate (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 9,800 psi 5,300 psi 67.6 MPa 36.5 MPa
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 323,700 psi 263,500 psi 2,232 MPa 1,817 MPa
Elongation at Break (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 38% 3.2% 38% 3.2%
Elongation at Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 23% 1.7% 23% 1.7%
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 14,100 psi 11,900 psi 97.2 MPa 82 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 318,500 psi 318,500 psi 2,196 MPa 1,879 MPa
Flexural Strain at Break ASTM D790 No Break No Break No Break No Break
IZOD impact – notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 2.0 ft-lb/in 0.8 ft-lb/in 106 J/m 43 J/m
IZOD impact – unnotched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 53.8 ft-lb/in 3.6 ft-lb/in 2,873 J/m 192 J/m
Thermal Properties Test Method English Metric
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi AST D648 199 °F 93 °C