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      Polyamide 6 (PA 6)  
      Polyamide 6.6 (PA 6.6)  
      Aramide (AR)  

Polyamide 6


General
It is the second most produced fiber.
The starting material of naylon is amino caproic acid with 6 carbons.
This material is polymerised in 260º C under pressure and using as a catalyst of Naylon 6.6 salt.
The polymer of Nylon 6 is formed into the filaments by melting at 220º C .
In 1939, the fibers started to be produced in Germany.

Applications
It is used for;
Clothes
Underwear
Carpets
Bedcover
Industrial areas

Functions
The upper surface of fiber is straight.
The fibers can be semi-gloss, mate or glossy.

Specifications
Light weight
Flexible
Resistant to UV rays
Low electrical conductivity
Resistant to chemicals
Low resistance to sunlight
Resistant to bacteria, fungi and moths
Good resistance to pilling
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