The Vydyne® R533 series of 33% glass fiber-reinforced nylons are general purpose, injection molding grades which are lubricated for good machine feed, flow and mold release. Also available as Vydyne R533 NAT and Vydyne R533 NT.
Vydyne R533 series resins are members of a wide range of glass-reinforced resins supplied by Ascend Performance Materials. Other glass fiber loadings available include 13 percent and 43 percent.
Vydyne R533 series resins have tensile strength and modulus properties just below aluminum and zinc and can replace these metals in numerous applications due to an excellent balance of properties. Reduction in production costs, energy consumption and part weight are key advantages of Vydyne glass reinforced nylon 6,6 resins over aluminum and/or zinc die cast parts.
Vydyne R533 series is a heat stabilized grade, formulated to minimize the oxidative and thermal degradation of the nylon polymer when exposed to elevated temperatures for extended periods of time. Vydyne R533H provides improved retention of physical properties under exposure to long-term heat. The continuous operating use temperature is 275°F and short-term peak temperatures as high as 475°F.
Application End Uses
Vydyne R533 series of resins have been used for many under-the-hood automotive applications, motor housings for power tools and garden appliances. These resins have also been used in miscellaneous brackets, gears, and clips, which require high rigidity and strength.