Zytel® FN727 NC010A

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Common features of Zytel® nylon resin include mechanical and physical properties such as high mechanical strength, excellent balance of stiffness and toughness, good high temperature performance, good electrical and flammability properties, good abrasion and chemical resistance. In addition, Zytel® nylon resins are available in different modified and reinforced grades to create a wide range of products with tailored properties for specific processes and end-uses. Zytel® nylon resin, including most flame retardant grades, offer the ability to be coloured. The good melt stability of Zytel® nylon resin normally enables the recycling of properly handled production waste. If recycling is not possible, DuPont recommends, as the preferred option, incineration with energy recovery (-31kJ/g of base polymer) in appropriately equipped installations. For disposal, local regulations have to be observed.Zytel® nylon resin typically is used in demanding applications in the automotive, furniture, domestic appliances, sporting goods and construction industry.Zytel® FN727 NC010A is an impact modified, plasticizer free, very flexible polyamide 6 alloy resin having good low temperature toughness, good heat aging and good chemical resistance. Uses include cable jacketing, hose and tube applications.

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23.0 °C

1.02 g/cm³

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ISO 1183



Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

0.9 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2


23.0 °C

500 %

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min. | ISO 527-1/-2

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

0.9 GPa

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ISO 178

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-6.0 °C

65 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

23.0 °C

130 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.45 [-]

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Impact strength, Izod unnotched

No Break @ 23°C, ISO 180/1A



Glass transition temperature

55 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-2 | 18°F/min

Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

55 °C

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ISO 75-1/-2

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

48 °C

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ISO 75-1/-2

Melting point

221 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3 | 18°F/min

Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

2700 J/(kg·K)

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of melt


FMVSS Class: B -, Burning rate, Thickness 1 mm: 27 mm/min

Rheological Properties



23.0 °C

0.8 %

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ISO 294-4, 2577

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

1.2 %

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ISO 294-4, 2577

Technological properties

Processing methods

Drying Recommended: yes, Drying Time, Dehumidified Dryer: 2-4h, Processing Moisture Content: ≤0.1%, Melt Temperature Optimum: 260°C, Min. melt temperature: 250°C, Max. melt temperature: 280°C, Min. mold temperature: 40°C, Max. mold temperature: 80°C