Materials

HellermannTyton has worked very closely with its material suppliers to develop resins that are specifically formulated for fastener and cable tie production. HellermannTyton has spearheaded material advancements in component manufacturing to assure its customers of the finest quality products. Environmental factors can have an adverse effect on fasteners. It is very important to use the most suitable material for each application. HellermannTyton fasteners are available in a variety of materials ranging from polyamides (nylon) to fluoropolymers.


Material    MAX.    MIN.    Tensile Strength (psi)    UL 94 Flame Rating    Oxygen Index %    Gamma Radiation Resistance    UV Resistance    Military, Federal, ASTM and FDA Specifications   
Polyamide 6.6 - General Purpose (PA66)   185° F
85° C
-40° F
-40° C
12,000 V-2 28 1 x 105 Rads Poor ASTM D-4066PA0111, FDA CFR177.1500
Polyamide 6.6 - Heat Stabilized (PA66HS)   257° F
125° C
-40° F
-40° C
12,000 V-2 26 1 x 105 Rads Poor ASTM D-4066PA0121
Polyamide 6.6 - UV Resistant (PA66UV)   185° F
85° C
-40° F
-40° C
12,000 V-2 26 1 x 105 Rads Good -
Polyamide 6.6 - Carbon UV Stabilized (OUV)   185° F
85° C
-40° F
-40° C
12,000 V-2 23 1 x 105 Rads Very Good ASTM D-4066PA0181, MS3367/8
Polyamide 6.6 - Flame Retardant (PA66VO)   212° F
100° C
-40° F
-40° C
10,800 V-0 29 1 x 105 Rads Poor ASTM D-4066PA0110
Polyamide 6.6 - Impact Mod. Heat Stabilized, UV Resistant (PA66HIRHS)   230° F
110° C
-40° F
-40° C
9,000 HB 22 N/A Very Good ASTM D-4066PA0161
Polyamide 6.6 - Impact Mod. Heat Stabilized, UV Stabilized (PA66HIRHSUV) 230° F
110° C
-40° F
-40° C
8,800 HB 19 1 x 105 Rads Very Good ASTM D-4066PA0151
Polyamide 4.6 - Heat Stabilized (PA46)   266° F
130° C
-40° F
-40° C
14,500 V-2 27 9 x 106 Rads Poor ASTM D-4066PA0922
Polypropylene - General Purpose (PP)  115° C -40° C 3,480 HB N/A 1 x 105 Rads Good ASTM D-4101PP0327
Polyamide 11 - UV Resistant (PA11) 203° F
95° C
-40° F
-40° C
6,600 V-2 N/A 1 x 105 Rads Excellent ASTM D-4000PA0321
Polyamide 12 - UV Resistant (PA12)   248° F
120° C
-40° F
-40° C
6,670 HB N/A 1 x 105 Rads Excellent ASTM D-4066PA411
Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE)   302° F
150° C
-112° F
-80° C
6,100 V-0 30 2 x 108 Rads Outstanding UL2043, ASTM D-3159 Type 1 Grade 1
Polyacetal (POM)   194° F
90° C
-40° F
-40° C
9,500 HB N/A N/A Not Recommended -
 Polyacetal (POM) - Weathering Resistant (POMUV) 221° F
105° C
-40° F
-40° C
6,670 HB N/A N/A Excellent -
 Polyaryletherketone (PAEK)  392° F
200° C
-67° F
-55° C
14,100 V-0 N/A N/A Poor 21CFR 177.2415, EEC 93/9/EEC 151G 
Thermoplastic Vulcanizate (TPV)   122° F
50° C
-58° F
-50° C
1,650 HB N/A N/A No  
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