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Aegis® H55WC01

Aegis® H55WC01 is a medium viscosity, heat stabilized, nylon 6 universal wire jacket compound providing excellent performance across the range of THHN, THWN and TFFN constructions. It also offers a well-balanced set of properties including flexibility, toughness, abrasion resistance and excellent resistance to gasoline, oil and other hydrocarbons. Aegis® H55WC01 nylon compound has been investigated in accordance with the test methods outlined in ANSI/UL 1581 and ANSI/UL 83 and is certified under UL QMTT2 for use in wire, cable and flexible lighting products.

Brand: Aegis® (45 products)

Polymer Name: Polyamide 6 (PA 6)

Processing Methods: Extrusion

Additives Included: Heat Stabilizer, Plasticizer (Unspecified)

Flexural Modulus: 2509.68 - 2509.68 MPa

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Mechanical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength at Yield (23°C)11200/4800psiASTM D638-10
Rockwell Hardness119/85Scale RASTM D785-08A
Elongation at Yield (23°C)4.1/30%ASTM D638-10
Elongation at Break (23°C)91/360%ASTM D638-10
Flexural Modulus (-40°C (-40°F))518000/601000psiASTM D790-10A
Flexural Modulus (23°C (73°F))364000/90300psiASTM D790-10A
Flexural Modulus (-121°C (250°F))44300/40900psiASTM D790-10A
Flexural Stress at 5% Strain (-40°C (-40°F))22600/21300psiASTM D790-10A
Flexural Stress at 5% Strain (23°C (73°F))13700/3710psiASTM D790-10A
Flexural Stress at 5% Strain (121°C (250°F))2000/1850psiASTM D790-10A
Notched Izod Impact Strength (-40°F (-40°C))0.9/0.6ft-lbs/inASTM D256-10A
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23°C)0.8/7ft-lbs/inASTM D256-10A
Physical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Specific Gravity1.15-ASTM D 792
Electrical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Volume Resistivity (3.2 mm)9.99E14/2.49E11ohm.cmASTM D257-07
Dielectric Strength (Short Time, 3.2 mm)383/348V/milASTM D149-09

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