Aegis® PIR-H8202NLB

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Aegis® PIR-H8202NLB resin from AdvanSix contains 100% post-industrial recycled (PIR) raw materials while providing the same top performance and processability as Aegis® H8202NLB, its standard, non-recycled counterpart.

Aegis® PIR-H8202NLB resin is an unfilled, low/medium viscosity, non-lubricated, nylon 6 homopolymer. It exhibits good strength, stiffness, and toughness as well as excellent heat, chemical and abrasion resistance.

Polymer NamePolyamide 6 (PA 6)

Labeling ClaimsContains PIR Resin, Recycled, Sustainable

Processing MethodsCompounding, Injection Molding

Density1130.0 - 1130.0 kg/m³

Technical Data Sheet

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Material Handling

Aegis® PIR-H8202NLB is supplied in sealed containers and drying prior to processing is not required. However, higher moisture is the primary cause of processing issues. If drying becomes necessary, a dehumidifying or desiccant dryer operating at 80°C (176°F) is recommended. Drying time is dependent on moisture level. More information about safe handling procedures can be obtained by requesting the Safety Data Sheet.

Injection Molding Guidelines

Typical Profile

Melt Temperature: 240-280°C (464-536°F)
Mold Temperature: 80-95°C (176-203°F)
Injection and Packing Pressure: 35-125 bar (500-1500 psi)


Mold Temperatures

A mold temperature of 80-95°C (176-203°F) is recommended, but temperatures as low as 10°C (50°F) can be used
where applicable.



Injection pressure controls the filling of the part and should not be applied for 90% of ram travel. Packing pressure affects the final part and can be used effectively in controlling sink marks and shrinkage. It should be applied and maintained until the gate area is completely frozen off.


Fill Rate

Fast fill rates are recommended to ensure uniform melt delivery to the cavity and to prevent premature freezing.

Note: The values in this data sheet are for natural color resins only. Colorants or other additives may alter some or all of these properties. The data listed here fall within the normal range of product properties, but should not be used to establish specification limits nor used alone as the basis of design.


Physical Form
Physical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Rockwell Hardness119Scale RASTM D-785
Density1.13g/cm³ASTM D-792
Melt Flow Rate (at 235°C/1.0 kg or 455°F/1.0 kg)9.8g/10 minASTM D-1238
Mold Shrinkage Linear Flow1.28%ASTM D-955
Mechanical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elongation at Break (at 73°F (22.7°C)55%ASTM D-638
Elongation Yield (73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)4%ASTM D-638
Flexural Modulus (at 73°F (22.7°C)3,010 (436,000)MPa (psi)ASTM D-790
Flexural Strength (at 73°F (22.7°C)110 (15,900)MPa (psi)ASTM D-790
Tensile Modulus (at 73°F (23°C))2,850 (413,500)MPa (psi)ASTM D-638
Tensile Strength Yield (73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)79 (11,500)MPa (psi)ASTM D-638
Thermal Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion83μm/mm °CASTM D-831
Heat Deflection (at 264 psi (1.8 MPa))65 (149)°C (°F)ASTM D-648
Heat Deflection (at 66 psi (0.45 MPa))178 (352)°C (°F)ASTM D-648
Melting Point220 (428)°C (°F)ASTM D-3418
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
96% SAV2.61
Extractable Contentmax. 0.8%SOP-702-307
Moisture (24 Hour)1.6%ASTM D-570
Moisture (50% RH)2.7%ASTM D-570
Moisture (Saturation)9.5%ASTM D-570
Moisture Contentmax. 0.10%ASTM D-6869
Viscosity (FAV)49±3ASTM D-789
Impact Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Notched Izod Impact (at -40°F (-40°C))50 (0.9)J/m (ft-lbs/in)J/m (ft-lbs/in)
Notched Izod Impact (at 73°F (23°C))60 (1.1)J/m (ft-lbs/in)J/m (ft-lbs/in)

Aegis® PIR-H8202NLB is an unfilled, low/medium viscosity, non-lubricated, nylon 6 injection molding homopolymer exhibiting excellent melt fluidity for filling thin sections. It exhibits good strength, stiffness, and toughness as well as excellent heat, chemical and abrasion resistance