Polymer Data File:
Chemical Resistance

PA 6/6


Important Note:

Whilst we try to ensure that this table is as accurate as possible we cannot guarantee that the data contained in the tables is accurate for all blends and grades of PA 6/6. In all cases the supplier of the material should be contacted to determine the exact chemical resistance of the material.

PA 6/6


R = Resistant

LR = Limited Resistance

NR = Not Recommended

ND = No Data 



20oC 60oC 100oC
Acetaldehyde R R ND
Acetic acid (10%) R NR NR
Acetic acid (glac./anh.) NR NR NR
Acetic anhydride ND ND ND
Aceto-acetic ester ND ND ND
Acetone R R NR
Other ketones R ND ND
Acetonitrile ND ND ND
Acetylene ND ND ND
Acetyl salicylic acid ND ND ND
Acid fumes NR NR NR
Alcohols R R R
Aliphatic esters R ND NR
Alkyl chlorides R ND ND
Alum R R R
Aluminium chloride R ND ND
Aluminium sulphate R R R
Ammonia, anhydrous R ND ND
Ammonia, aqueous R ND ND
Ammonium chloride R ND ND
Amyl acetate R ND ND
Aniline R NR NR
Antimony trichloride ND ND NR
Aqua regia NR NR NR
Aromatic solvents R R R
Ascorbic acid ND ND ND
Beer R R R
Benzaldehyde ND NR NR
Benzene NR NR NR
Benzoic acid R NR NR
Benzoyl peroxide ND ND ND
Boric acid R R R
Brines, saturated R R R
Bromide (K) solution R ND ND
Bromine NR NR NR
Bromine liquid, tech. NR NR NR
Bromine water, saturated aqueous NR NR NR
Butyl acetate R ND ND
Calcium chloride ND ND NR
Carbon disulphide R ND ND
Carbonic acid R R ND
Carbon tetrachloride R ND ND
Caustic soda & potash R R R
Cellulose paint ND ND ND
Chlorates of Na, K, Ba R R ND
Chlorine, dry NR NR NR
Chlorine, wet NR NR NR
Chlorides of Na, K, Ba R R R
Chloroacetic acid NR NR NR
Chlorobenzene ND ND NR
Chloroform NR NR NR
Chlorosulphonic acid NR NR NR
Chromic acid (80%) NR NR NR
Citric acid ND ND NR
Copper salts (most) R R R
Cresylic acids (50%) NR NR NR
Cyclohexane R ND ND
Detergents, synthetic R R R
Emulsifiers, concentrated R R R
Esters R ND ND
Ether R ND ND
Fatty acids (>C6) R ND ND
Ferric chloride R NR NR
Ferrous sulphate R R R
Fluorinated refrigerants R ND ND
Fluorine, dry NR NR NR
Flourine, wet NR NR NR
Fluorosilic acid NR NR NR
Formaldehyde (40%) R R NR
Formic acid NR NR NR
Fruit juices R R R
Gelatine R R R
Glycerine R R ND
Glycols R R ND
Glycol, ethylene R R R
Glycolic acid NR NR NR
Hexamethylene diamine ND ND ND
Hexamine ND ND ND
Hydrazine ND ND ND
Hydrobromic acid (50%) NR NR NR
Hydrochloric acid (10%) NR NR NR
Hydrochloric acid (conc.) NR NR NR
Hydrocyanic acid NR NR NR
Hydrofluoric acid (40%) NR NR NR
Hydrofluoric acid (75%) NR NR NR
Hydrogen peroxide (30%) NR NR NR
Hydrogen peroxide (30 - 90%) NR NR NR
Hydrogen sulphide R ND ND
Hypochlorites NR NR NR
Hypochlorites (Na 12-14%) NR NR NR
Iso-butyl-acetate R ND ND
Lactic acid (90%) NR NR NR
Lead acetate R R ND
Lead perchlorate ND ND ND
Lime (CaO) R R ND
Maleic acid R ND ND
Manganate, potassium (K) NR NR NR
Meat juices R R R
Mercuric chloride R NR NR
Mercury R R R
Methanol R R R
Methylene chloride ND ND NR
Milk products R R R
Moist air R R R
Molasses R R R
Monoethanolamine ND ND ND
Naptha R ND ND
Napthalene R ND ND
Nickel salts ND ND ND
Nitrates of Na, K and NH3 R R ND
Nitric acid (<25%) NR NR NR
Nitric acid (50%) NR NR NR
Nitric acid (90%) NR NR NR
Nitric acid (fuming) NR NR NR
Nitrite (Na) NR NR NR
Nitrobenzene LR ND ND
Oils, diesel R R R
Oils, essential R R R
Oils, lubricating + aromatic additives R R R
Oils, mineral R R R
Oils, vegetable and animal R R R
Oxalic acid R ND ND
Ozone R ND ND
Paraffin wax R R R
Perchloric acid NR NR NR
Petroleum spirits R R R
Phenol NR NR NR
Phosphoric acid (20%) NR NR NR
Phosphoric acid (50%) NR NR NR
Phosphoric acid (95%) NR NR NR
Phosphorous chlorides ND ND ND
Phosphorous pentoxide R R ND
Phthalic acid R NR NR
Picric acid R NR NR
Pyridine R ND ND
Salicyl aldehyde ND ND ND
Sea water R R R
Silicic acid ND ND ND
Silicone fluids R ND ND
Silver nitrate R ND ND
Sodium carbonate R ND ND
Sodium peroxide NR NR NR
Sodium silicate R R R
Sodium sulphide R ND ND
Stannic chloride R ND ND
Starch R R R
Sugar, syrups & jams R R R
Sulphamic acid NR NR NR
Sulphates (Na, K, Mg, Ca) R R R
Sulphites ND ND ND
Sulphonic acids NR NR NR
Sulphur R ND ND
Sulphur dioxide, dry R ND ND
Sulphur dioxide, wet R NR NR
Sulphur dioxide (96%) NR NR NR
Sulphur trioxide NR NR NR
Sulphuric acid (<50%) NR NR NR
Sulphuric acid (70%) NR NR NR
Sulphuric acid (95%) NR NR NR
Sulphuric acid, fuming NR NR NR
Sulphur chlorides ND ND ND
Tallow R ND ND
Tannic acid (10%) R ND ND
Tartaric acid R R ND
Trichlorethylene R R R
Urea (30%) R R R
Vinegar R ND ND
Water, distilled. R R R
Water, soft R R NR
Water, hard R R R
Wetting agents (<5%) R R R
Yeast R ND ND
Zinc chloride NR NR NR


Last edited: 11/03/2010

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