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polyvalerolactam
 
polyvalerolactam
  
== Other Properties ==
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==Physical and Chemical Properties==
  
Tenacity = 4.8-5.0 g/denier  Elongation = 20-28%  Moisture regain = 4.1%
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* Tenacity = 4.8-5.0 g/denier   
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* Elongation = 20-28%   
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* Moisture regain = 4.1%
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* Melting Point = 250-260 C
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* Density = 1.13 g/ml
  
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==Resources and Citations==
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! scope="row"| Melting Point
 
| 250-260
 
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! scope="row"| Density
 
| 1.13
 
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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 ==
 
  
 
* J.Gordon Cook, ''Handbook of Textile Fibres:II Man-made Fibres'', Merrow Publishing Co. , Durham, England  Comment: p. 311
 
* J.Gordon Cook, ''Handbook of Textile Fibres:II Man-made Fibres'', Merrow Publishing Co. , Durham, England  Comment: p. 311

Latest revision as of 12:58, 19 October 2022

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

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Tenacity = 4.8-5.0 g/denier
  • Elongation = 20-28%
  • Moisture regain = 4.1%
  • Melting Point = 250-260 C
  • Density = 1.13 g/ml

Resources and Citations

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

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