Nylon 12 (MJF)

Description

Nylon 12 (HP) is a sturdy thermoplastic with exceptional physical properties.  

Nylon 12 (thermoplastic) is chemical resistant to alkalies, aliphatic hydrocarbons, greases, and oils and is ideal for complex assemblies, enclosures, housings, and watertight applications.  It also carries the biocompatibility certifications ( USP Class I-VI and US FDA guidance for Intact Skin Surface Devices).

Mechanical Specifications

XY, XZ, YX, YZ

ZX, ZY

Tensile Modulus:

261 ksi

Tensile Strength:

6,960 psi

Elongation at Break:

20%

15%

Flexural Modulus:

261 ksi

Flexural Stress at 5%:

10,150 psi

Heat Deflection at 1.82 MPa/264 psi:

303°F

Applications

  • Consumer Products
  • Medical
  • Cases, eye frames, game controllers
  • Prosthetics

Resources

Material Manufacturer: HP

Data Sheet

Safety Data Sheet

Key Characteristics

  • Chemical Resistant
  • Impact Resistant
  • High Strength
  • UV Stability
  • Heat Resistant
  • Rigid
  • Good For Snap Fits