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NYCAST® 6PA-BLUE

NYCAST® 6 PA-Blue along with NYCAST® 6 PA-Natural are two of the most widely used cast nylons in industry. Nylons have replaced bronze, brass, steel, and aluminum in various mechanical applications.

  • Approximately 1/8 the weight of bronze
  • 1/7 the weight of cast iron
  • 1/2 the weight of aluminum
     

PROPERTY

UNITS

TEST METHOD

NYCAST® 6PA-BLUE

Specific Gravity

-

ASTM D792

1.15 - 1.17

Tensile Strength

psi

ASTM D638

10,000 - 13,500

Tensile Elongation

%

ASTM D638

20 - 55

Tensile Modulus

psi

ASTM D638

400,000 - 550,000

Compressive Strength
(at 10% offset)

psi

ASTM D695

 13,500 - 16,000

Compressive Modulus

psi

ASTM D695

325,000 - 400,000

Flexural Strength

psi

ASTM D790

15,500 - 17,500

Flexural Modulus

psi

ASTM D790

420,000 - 500,000

Shear Strength

psi

ASTM D732

10,000 - 11,000

Notched Izod Impact

ft. lbs./in

ASTM D256

0.7 - 0.9

Hardness, Rockwell

R

ASTM D785

115 - 125

Hardness, Shore D

D

ASTM D2240

78 - 83

Melting Point

deg F

ASTM D789

450 ± 10

Coef of Linear Thermal Exp.

in./in./deg F

ASTM D696

5.0 x 10-5

Deformation under Load

%

ASTM D621

0.5 - 2.5

Deflection Temp
 264 psi
 66 psi


deg F
deg F


ASTM D648
ASTM D648


200 - 400
400 - 430

Continuous Service Temp. in Air

deg F

-

230

Intermittent Service Temp.

deg F

-

330

Coefficient of Friction Dynamic (1)

-

-

0.22

Water Absorption
 24 Hours
 Full Saturation


%
%


ASTM D570
ASTM D570


0.5 - 0.6
5.0 - 6.0

Dielectric Strength (Short Time)

v/mil.

ASTM D149

500 - 600

Dielectric Constant
 @ 60 Cycles
 @ 1,000 Cycles
 @ 100,000 Cycles


-
-
-


ASTM D150
 


3.7
3.7
3.7


This information is presented as a guide for material comparison only, and as such design criteria should be verified through testing. Cast Nylons Ltd. makes no expressed or implied warranty for materials selected solely on the basis of the information contained herein.

(1) Measured on thrust washer machine, unlubricated @ 10fpm and 250lb/in2.

 

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