General Poly-M-Xylylenadipamid (PAMXD6)

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Description

It is a crystalline polyamide produced by polycondensation of MXDA with adipic acid. Different from Nylon 6 and Nylon 66, Nylon-MXD6 is an aliphatic polyamide containing an aromatic ring in its main chain. Compared with Nylon 6 and Nylon 66, Nylon-MXD6 has the following favorable characteristics:


  • Greater strength and elastic modulus
  • High glass-transition temperature
  • Low water absorption and moisture permeability
  • Favorable crystallization speed and ease of molding and fabrication
  • Excellent gas-barrier properties
  • Properties

    General

    Density ρ

    1.22 g/cm³ at 20 °C

    Mechanical

    Elastic modulus E

    4.7 GPa at 20 °C

    Thermal

    Coefficient of thermal expansion α

    5E-5 1/K at 20 °C

    Melting point Tm

    235 - 240 °C

    Optical

    Transparency

    yes

    Technological properties

    Application areas

    Monofilaments, food packaging, bottles, trays, cups

    Fillers

    Unfilled, no additives.

    Processing methods

    Injection molding, extrusion, blow molding

    This material data has been provided by M-Base.

    All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
    Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.