BYK Cloisite® Na+ Nanoclay
Categories: Other Engineering Material; Additive/Filler for Polymer; Polymer

Material Notes: Cloisite® Na+ is an additive for plastics to improve various plastic physical properties, such as reinforcement, HDT, CLTE and barrier.

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Southern Clay Products is now a part of BYK Additives.

Key Words: Natural montmorillonite
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Physical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Specific Gravity 2.86 g/cc2.86 g/cc
Bulk Density 0.1994 g/cc0.007205 lb/in³Loose
 0.3356 g/cc0.01212 lb/in³Packed
Loss On Ignition 7.0 %7.0 %
Particle Size <= 2.0 µm<= 2.0 µm10%
 <= 6.0 µm<= 6.0 µm50%
 <= 13 µm<= 13 µm90%
Mechanical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Hardness, Shore D 83835% Cloisite® reinforced Nylon 6
Tensile Strength, Ultimate 101 MPa14600 psi5% Cloisite® reinforced Nylon 6
Elongation at Break 8.0 %8.0 %5% Cloisite® reinforced Nylon 6
Modulus of Elasticity 4.657 GPa675.5 ksi5% Cloisite® reinforced Nylon 6
Flexural Modulus 3.78 GPa548 ksi5% Cloisite® reinforced Nylon 6
Izod Impact, Notched 0.270 J/cm0.506 ft-lb/in5% Cloisite® reinforced Nylon 6
Thermal PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi) 96.0 °C205 °F5% Cloisite® reinforced Nylon 6
Component Elements PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
H2O, Water <= 2.0 %<= 2.0 %
Descriptive Properties
Modifier Concentration, meq/ 100g clay92.6
X-Ray Diffraction d-Spacing (001)11.7 Angstroms

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