Polyamide Solutions for Demanding Requirements
PA 66 (Nylon 66) and PA 6 (Nylon 6)
The Chemlon® product line is the workhorse of Teknor Apex’s broad polyamide portfolio and has earned a reputation for high quality and reliability. Based on PA 66 or PA 6, Chemlon polyamides are customized to meet end-use requirements, using glass or mineral reinforcements, impact modifiers, and other additives to improve performance. Chemlon is suitable for both injection molding and extrusion in applications requiring high strength, rigidity and thermal stability. Trusted by the automotive industry for decades, Chemlon polyamides have been awarded extensive OEM material approvals for critical components found under the hood, in the chassis, as well as vehicle interiors and exteriors. The Chemlon product line's success in automotive applications has paved the way for adoption into similar components in the heavy truck industry and beyond.
Characteristics of Chemlon® Polyamide (Nylon) Solutions
- High strength and stiffness
- High impact strength
- High temperature resistance
- Abrasion resistance
- Chemical resistance
- Good electrical properties
- Excellent flow and processability
Chemlon® 100 and 200 Series
The Chemlon product portfolio is grouped by polyamide chemistry. The Chemlon 100 Series is based on PA 66 (nylon 66) and provides maximum rigidity and thermal stability. The Chemlon 200 Series is based on PA 6 (nylon 6), and exhibits excellent toughness and higher flow for improved processability.
The table below summarizes which formulation options are available for Chemlon materials: