Nylon 6
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Nylon 6 - Poly(caprolactam)
 

NAMES AND IDENTIFIERS OF POLYMER

POLYMER CLASS Polyamide
COMMON NAMESNylon 6, Polyamide 6, Poly(caprolactam), Poly(hexano-6-lactam), Poly(6-aminohexanoic acid), Poly(hexamethylene adipamide)
STRUCTURE BASED NAME Poly[imino(1-oxohexane-1,6-diyl)]
ACRONYMS PA6
CAS # 25038-54-4
CurlySMILES N{-}CCCCCC{n+}(=O)
 

IDENTIFIERS OF MONOMER(S)

CAS # 105-60-2
COMMON NAMESCaprolactam
SMILES O=C1CCCCCN1
Std. InChI 1S/C6H11NO/c8-6-4-2-1-3-5-7-6/h1-5H2,(H,7,8)
Std. InChIKey JBKVHLHDHHXQEQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
STRUCTURE
Nylon 6
 

Thermo-Physical Properties: Experimental / Literature Data

PROPERTYUNITVALUE / RANGEPREFERRED
Molar Volume VmmL mol-1104.4
Density ρg mL-1 1.08
Solubility Parameter δMPa1/2 21.5 - 32.025.5
Molar Cohesive Energy EcohJ mol-1 48900 - 10690067600
Glass Transition Temperature TgK 313 - 335324
Molar Heat Capacity CpJ (mol K)-1164 - 169166
Entanglement Molecular Weight Meg mol-12400 - 25002500
Index of Refraction nnone1.46 - 1.531.53
 

Thermo-Physical Properties: Calculated Data

PROPERTYUNITVALUE / RANGEPREFERRED
Molecular Weight of Repeat unitg mol-1 113.16
Van-der-Waals Volume VvWmL mol-1 68.83
Molar Volume VmmL mol-1104.5 - 106.8105.8
Density ρg mL-1 1.06 - 1.081.07
Solubility Parameter δMPa1/2 23.4 - 26.525.0
Molar Cohesive Energy EcohJ mol-1 58000 - 7320066300
Glass Transition Temperature TgK 308 - 324324
Molar Heat Capacity CpJ (mol K)-1155 - 179171
Entanglement Molecular Weight Meg mol-12000 - 30002400
Index of Refraction nnone1.50 - 1.531.51
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