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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:
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1.22 g/cm³ at 20 °C
4.7 GPa at 20 °C
Coefficient of thermal expansionα
5E-5 1/K at 20 °C
235 - 240 °C
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