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Nylon Yarn 6

Nylon Yarn 6 Nylon Yarn 6
IUPAC Name
poly(hexano-6-lactam)
HS Code
54024500
Formula

[NH(CH2)5CO]n

Appearance
Colored Fibres
Cas No.
25038-54-4
Common Names
Polyamide 6, Nylon 6, Polycaprolactam, Polyamide 6/6, Perlon
Packaging
- Dyed : 0.8kg/cone,30cones/carton
- RW/DDB/OW: 4.5kg/cone,6cones/carton
Category
  • Textile
Sub Category
  • Polymer

Brief Overview
Nylon 6 fiber is produced in two general types of products: the regular type for textile uses and the high-strength type for industrial uses. Most nylon 6 is produced in the form of filament yarns and staple fiber yarns.

Manufacturing Process
Nylon 6 is synthesized by ring-opening polymerization of caprolactam in the presence of water vapor and an acid catalyst at the melt. After removal of water and acid, the nylon 6 is melt spun through spinnerets at 250° –260 °C into fibers of nylon 6. The degree of polymerization of nylon 6 molecules varies from 100 to 250 units. The polyamide molecular chains are parallel to one another in a pleated sheet structure with strong hydrogen bonding between amide linkages on adjacent molecular chains. The degree of crystallinity of the nylon will depend on the degree of orientation given to the fiber during drawing.

Consumer Goods
Nylon 6 is used for knitting, weaving, sportswear, and warp knitting. It is also used for the manufacture of carpets, tire cords, apparel, home textiles, upholstery, seat belts, parachutes, ropes and industrial cords.

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