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Nylon Filaments

Long chain Rilsan® and Rilsamid® resins offer improved flexibility and high-moisture dimensional stability compared to commodity nylon grades.

 

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Typical Applications

Commodity nylon polymers (PA 6 and PA 66) typically make excellent choices for highly abrasion resistant heavy duty filaments. Their propensity to absorb moisture, however, and their inherest stiffness/rigidity sometimes limits their field of use. In such applications, longer chain polyamide resins are generally preferred.

 

Applications include:

 

  • Fishing lines
  • Weed trimmers ("strimmers")
  • Car wash brushes
  • Industrial brushes and abrasive pads
  • Burnishing/buffing pads
  • Toothbrushes
  • Escalator side-brushes
  • Industrial filter fabrics

Improved Flexibility and Lower Moisture Pickup

Rilsamid® D PA 612 grades - improved dimensional stability in high humidity

 

Rilsan® S PA 610 grades - partially biobased (typically ~60%, ASTM 6866)

 

Rilsamid® PA12 grades - much higher flexibility and much lower moisture pickup

 

Rilsan T® PA 1010 grades - 100% biobased (ASTM 6866)

 

Rilsan® PA11 grades - premium performance; 100% biobased (ASTM 6866)

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Our range of materials is constantly growing.  As the market demands higher performance materials we will continue to develop innovative solutions.  Our global team of engineers is eager to work on new developments and design creative solutions for your material needs.  Contact our team today to start your development.

 

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