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Aegis® H155C1WP

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Polymer Name: Co-Polyamide, Polyamide 6/66 (PA 6/66)
Processing Methods: Extrusion, Film Extrusion, Thermoforming, Blow Molding, Cast Film Extrusion, Blown Film Extrusion
Additives Included: Lubricant (Unspecified)
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Technical Data Sheet
Aegis® H155C1WP Technical Data Sheet
Aegis® H155C1WP Technical Data Sheet
Technical Data Sheet
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Aegis® H155C1WP Features & Benefits

Product Highlights

Aegis® H155C1WP polyamide copolymer is designed specifically to improve processability during film manufacturing/converting, and end-use performance during distribution. This is  proven to increase extruder throughput and reduce haze when incorporated into multilayer co-extruded cast or blown film structures. Aegis® H155C1WP Copolymer is ideal for use in shrink film for bone-in meat and other protein applications where thermoformability, high shrink, ovenability and puncture resistance are critical to deliver the desired shelf life and improve consumer satisfaction. This product is also ideal choices for retorted stand-up pouches (SUP) where thermal stability, flex-crack resistance and clarity are required to deliver on-the-shelf appeal.

Applications & Uses


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Bulk Density670kg/m3-
Extractable Contentmax. 0.8%SOP-702-307
Melting Point194 (381)°C (°F)ASTM D-3418
Moisture (50% RH)3.1%ASTM D-570
Moisture (Saturation)10%ASTM D-570
Moisture Contentmax. 0.8%ASTM D-6869
Pellet ShapeCylindrical--
Pellet Size1.9-2.5mm-
SAV (at 96% Sulfuric Acid)4--
Specific Gravity (at 23°C (73.4°F))1.12-ASTM D-792
Viscosity (FAV)155-ASTM D-789

Regulatory & Compliance

Regulatory Status

Aegis® H155C1WP copolymer conforms to FDA requirements of 21 CFR 177.1500 (a) (4) and (b) (4.2) for use as articles or components of articles intended for use in processing, handling and packaging food, provided that the finished articles meet the applicable use and/or extraction limitations and requirements of relevant regulations. This copolymer is in compliance with FDA-approved Food Contact Notification (FCN) No. 342. Specifically, Aegis® H155C1WP is intended for use as a component of films applied in contact with all food types under Conditions of Use A through H, as described in Tables 1 and 2, respectively, of 21 CFR 176.170(c). Aegis® H155C1WP is also suitable for use as a component of a food packaging according to the European Plastic Regulations (EC) No. 10/2011, amended in 2018 to No. 2018/79.

Technical Details & Test Data

Performance Comparison of Aegis® H155C1ZP and H155C1WP Copolymers
Attribute Aegis® H155ZP Homopolymer (PA 6) Aegis® H155C1ZP Copolymer (PA 6/66) Aegis® H155C1WP Copolymer (PA 6/66) Copolymer Benefits
Tensile Strength* O + + + About 4-6% higher strength
Tensile Modulus* O Similar to baseline, about 10% lower
Elongation to Break* O + + About 65% higher elongation
Toughness O + + Higher puncture resistance for bone-in-meat and snack packaging
Flex Crack O + + Increased durability for bulk wholesale packaging like bag-in-box
Deep Draw Formability O + + Deeper forming packages with fewer blow-outs (e.g. trays and cups)
Shrinkability O + + Greater and more consistent shrink
Clarity O + ++ Improved with less haze in blown film
Curling O + + Reduced curling for better processability in non-symmetric structures
Softness O O + Improved flexibility and softness
Processability O + + + Aegis® H155C1ZP and H155C1WP copolymers allow higher throughput on blown film lines at lower gage H155C1WP also reduces extruder torque for greater efficiency
Density O O O Same as baseline

*Tested against ASTM D-882
When compared to Aegis® H155ZP homopolymer as a baseline,
O denotes Comparable, – denotes Lower, and + denotes Improved.

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information

Aegis® H155C1WP Copolymer is available now in commercial quantities and can be supplied in either bag or Gaylord packaging. They are manufactured under GMP conditions on an AdvanSix proprietary polymerization line, meet FDA requirements [21 CFR 177.1500 (a) (4) and (b) (4.2)], and are qualified at multiple customers.

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