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Typical Applications

Commodity nylon polymers (PA 6 and PA 66) typically make excellent choices for highly abrasion resistant heavy duty filaments. Their propensity to absorb moisture, however, and their inherent stiffness/rigidity sometimes limits their field of use. In such applications, longer chain polyamide resins are generally preferred.

Applications include:

  • Fishing lines
  • Weed trimmers ("strimmers")
  • Car wash brushes
  • Industrial brushes and abrasive pads
  • Burnishing/buffing pads
  • Toothbrushes
  • Escalator side-brushes
  • Industrial filter fabrics

Improved Flexibility and Lower Moisture Pickup

Rilsamid® D PA 612 grades 

Improved dimensional stability in high humidity

Rilsan® S PA 610 grades

Partially bio-based (typically ~60%, ASTM 6866)

Rilsamid® PA12 grades

Much higher flexibility and much lower moisture pickup

Rilsan T® PA 1010 grades

100% bio-based (ASTM 6866)

Rilsan® PA11 grades

Premium performance; 100% bio-based (ASTM 6866)

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