Nylon 4,6 is made by polymerizing 1,4-diaminobutane with adipic acid. Nylon 4,6 was introduced in 1984 as the fiber Stanyl. It is similar in most properties to nylon 6 and 6,6, but it has better dimensional stability. It is most often used in industrial applications.
See Nylon fiber.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Physical and Chemical Properties
- Tenacity = 9.5 g/denier
- Melting Point = 300
- Density = 1.18
Resources and Citations
- Marjory L. Joseph, Introductory Textile Science, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Fort Worth, TX, 1986