Nylon 4,6

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Description

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

Stanyl

FTIR

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Other Properties

Tenacity = 9.5 g/denier

Melting Point 300
Density 1.18

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Marjory L. Joseph, Introductory Textile Science, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Fort Worth, TX, 1986