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UBE Nylon 5034 FDX40

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UBE NYLON 5034 FDX40 is a high viscosity, nucleated Polyamide 6/6.6 copolymer. The material is suitable for cast film and air-cooled blown film production. Typical application is for shrink bags and pouches.

Polymer Name: Polyamide 6/66 (PA 6/66)
Processing Methods: Extrusion, Thermoforming, Film Extrusion, Blown Film Extrusion
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Identification & Functionality

UBE Nylon 5034 FDX40 Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Applications

Suitable in outer layer for a wide range of applications requesting high optical properties.

Properties

Physical Form
Physical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Density1140kg/m3ASTM D 792
Thermal Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melting temperature (10°C/min)197°CISO 11357-1/-3
Optical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Haze0.5%ASTM D 1003
Gloss155-ASTM D 2457
Film Properties (PA Monolayer - Airblown Films)
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melting Point190 - 194°CISO 11357-3
Crystallization Temperature (Tc)152 - 156°CISO 11357-3
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)48 - 52°CISO 11357-3
Haze1 - 3%ASTM D-1003
Gloss (at 60°)130 - 150%ASTM D-523
Oxygen (T=23°C, RH=0%)23 - 25ml/m2.dayASTM D-3985
Water Vapor (T=40°C, RH=90%)150 - 170g/m2.dayJIS Z-0208
Coefficient of Friction (Static)0.40 - 0.44-ASTM D-1894
Coefficient of Friction (Dynamic)0.40 - 0.44-ASTM D-1894
Tensile Strength at Yield26 - 30MpaISO 527-3
Tensile Strength at Break100 - 120MpaISO 527-3
Tensile Elongation at Break440 - 460%ISO 527-3
Tensile Modulus550 - 650MpaISO 527-3
Tear Load1.6 - 1.8NASTM D1922
Puncture Energy30 - 32mJJAS P-1019
Puncture Deformation8 -9mmJAS P-1019
Spencer Impact Energy850 - 950mJASTM D3420
Flex Crack (Gelboflex) (at 23°C 1000 Cycles)max. 20Holes/0,04m2Mil B-131C
Flex Crack (Gelboflex) (at 5°C 100 Cycles)max. 5Holes/0,04m2Mil B-131C
Thermoforming Depthmax. 75 - 85mmUBE METHOD

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance
Food legislation compliance
  • EC: Approved for indirect food contact & Approved for direct food contact.
  • FDA: Approved for indirect food contact & Approved for direct food contact.

Technical Details & Test Data

Notes
  • Equipment: 5 layers airblown line.
  • Die: Diameter = 90 mm • Gap = 1,4 mm.
  • Structure: PE (outer) / PE / PA (medium) / PE / PE (inner) •
  • PA layer delaminated for the tests.
  • Layer thickness distribution: PE = 50μm, PA = 50μm,
  • PE = 50μm (Total film thickness = 150μm).
  • Cooling conditions: Chiller temp. = 13ºC • Take off rolls = 35ºC.
  • Film orientation: Blow-up ratio = 2,1 •
  • Take-off speed = 6m min-1.
  • Samples conditioning and testing conditions: T = 23ºC, RH = 50%.
UBE Nylon Grades for Thermoforming
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