Polyamide 6 (Nylon 6)
Polyamide 6 (PA6, Nylon 6) is produced by the ring opening polymerization of caprolactam. Nylon 6 is a semi-crystalline engineering resin that offers a good balance of mechanical and thermal properties, impact resistance, chemical resistance, and low friction and wear. Nylon 6 is processed by all common processing methods.
Typical applications for Nylon 6 include interior, exterior and under-hood automotive components, electrical and electronic components, connectors, office furniture, cutlery and cooking utensils, lawn and garden tools, fiber and filaments, and film.Product Finder