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Nylon 5 is made by self polymerizing valerolactam. Nylon 5 has properties that are similar to nylon 6,6. It is a strong tough fiber that has low creep rates at high temperatures.  
 
Nylon 5 is made by self polymerizing valerolactam. Nylon 5 has properties that are similar to nylon 6,6. It is a strong tough fiber that has low creep rates at high temperatures.  
  
See [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=nylon%20fiber nylon fiber].
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See [[nylon%20fiber|nylon fiber]].
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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== Additional Information ==
 
 
G.Cook, ''Handbook of Textile Fibres:II. Man-made Fibres'', 5th edition, Merrow Publishing Co., Durham, England, 1984, p. 311.
 
  
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==

Latest revision as of 13:15, 26 July 2020

Description

Nylon 5 is made by self polymerizing valerolactam. Nylon 5 has properties that are similar to nylon 6,6. It is a strong tough fiber that has low creep rates at high temperatures.

See Nylon fiber.

Synonyms and Related Terms

polyvalerolactam

Other Properties

Tenacity = 4.8-5.0 g/denier Elongation = 20-28% Moisture regain = 4.1%

Melting Point 250-260
Density 1.13

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • J.Gordon Cook, Handbook of Textile Fibres:II Man-made Fibres, Merrow Publishing Co. , Durham, England Comment: p. 311