Glass-filled nylon

  • 01-May-2009 02:51 EDT
Air Filter Housing.jpg

 

Chem Polymer’s 25% glass fiber-reinforced nylon 6 compound provides injection molders with an alternative to halogenated flame retardant (FR) formulations while meeting stringent requirements for flame retardance. Chemlon 225 GVNH has a UL 94 flammability listing of V0 at thicknesses down to 0.032 in (0.8 mm). According to the company, its comparative tracking index of 600 V is more than double that of a comparable compound with a halogenated (typically brominated) FR formulation. Providing electrical performance in automotive applications, the compound is also 14% less dense, yielding lighter parts. Chemlon 225 GVNH is in commercial use for the housing of an air filter used in a vehicle engine compartment (pictured).
Sector:
Topic:
Mentions:
Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2017-01-11
An ultralight door architecture nets a 42.5% weight savings compared to a current production door, and that's enough to put this lightweight concept, developed via collaboration, in an enviable position.
2017-03-16
To reduce the weight of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica while meeting or exceeding crash test requirements and minimizing costs to the consumer, ArcelorMittal and ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks (AMTB) began co-engineering work with FCA US LLC in 2012 to identify applications that would meet all objectives.
2017-02-01
ÖLFLEX 409 P PUR control cable from Lapp Group USA (Florham Park, NJ) is an oil- and abrasion-resistant cable for industrial machine tools and appliances.
2017-01-31
Methods 3D introduces the 3D Systems' ProX SLS 500 Selective Laser Sintering production 3D printer featuring fast speeds, high print resolution and a range of engineered composite materials.

Related Items

Training / Education
2013-04-09
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2010-09-28
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Article
2017-01-31
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Training / Education
2013-04-09