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NYLON SPECIFICATION SHEET

MIL SPEC A-A-59826(VT-295E)
 

SIZE

GOV'T

AVERAGE
YDS/LBS

AVERAGE
BREAK

ELONGATION

DIAMETER

TPI

15

00

30,000

1.8 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0050

16S X 12Z

23

A

20,000

2.8 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0064

16S X 12Z

33

AA

13,800

5.0 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0080

16S X 12Z

45/3

B

10,000

5.8 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0094

13S X 11Z

46

B

9,600

7.5 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0094

13S X 11Z

69

E

6,000

11 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0115

13S X 9Z

92

F

4,200

14.5 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0133

13S X 9Z

138

FF

3,000

22 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0163

10S X 7Z

207

3/C

2,000

32 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0200

10S X 7Z

277

4/C

1,500

45 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0231

8S X 5Z

346

5/C

1,200

53 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0258

8S X 5Z

415

6/C

1,050

72 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0283

8S X 5Z

554

8/C

655

83 LBS

 MAX 26%

.0326

8S X 5Z

     

Effect of Heat:  Sticks at 445° Fahrenheit.   Melts at 485° to 500° Fahrenheit.  Yellows slightly at 300° Fahrenheit when held for 5 hours.
Effects of Bleaches and Solvents
:
 Can be bleached in most bleaching solutions. Generally insoluble in most organic solvents. Soluble in some phenolic compounds.
Effects of Acids & Alkalis
:
 Unaffected by most mineral acids, except hot mineral acids. Dissolves with partial decomposition in concentrated solutions of hydrochloric, sulphuric, and nitric acids. Soluble in formic acids. Substantially inert in alkalis.
Effects of Mildew, Aging, Sunlight & Abrasion
:
 Excellent resistance to mildew, aging and abrasion. Prolonged exposure to sunlight causes some deterioration.
Dyes Used
:
 Disperse, acid and premetalized are usually preferred, but most other classes are allowed