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Capran® 1500RT is a 0.59 mil (15 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 for retort applications and packaging applications that require optimum protection and performance. It features a high gas barrier, excellent toughness and puncture resistance, optical clarity, and exceptional flex crack resistance.

Polymer NameBOPA (Nylon) Film

Physical FormFilm

FeaturesGas Barrier, Good Barrier Properties, Corona Treated, Good Optical Properties, Good Flex Crack Resistance, Excellent Performance

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ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Average Thickness Target (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)15micronAdvanSix Method
Average Thickness Tolerance (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)5%AdvanSix Method
Basis Weight (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)17.24g/sq.mAdvanSix Method
Coefficient of Friction Kinetic (Film to Film at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)0.5 - 0.9-ASTM D-1894
Coefficient of Friction Kinetic (Film to Metal at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)0.2 - 0.3-ASTM D-1894
Dimensional Stability - MD (Hot air at 320°F(160°C), 5 mins)max. 3%-
Dimensional Stability - TD (Hot air at 320°F(160°C), 5 mins)max. 2.5%-
Elongation at Break - MD (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)80 - 110%ASTM D-882
Elongation at Break - TD (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)80 - 110%ASTM D-882
Haze (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)max. 4%ASTM D-1003
Oxygen Transmission Rate (at 77°F/0% RH, 25°C/0% RH)47 - 62cc/m2 /dayASTM D-3985
Secant Modulus - MD (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)1,724 - 2,413MPaASTM D-882
Secant Modulus - TD (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)1,724 - 2,413MPaASTM D-882
Surface Tension Treated Side (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)min. 56dynes/cmASTM D-2578
Surface Tension Untreated Side (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)48 - 54dynes/cmASTM D-2578
Tensile Strength at Break - MD (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)220 - 310MPaASTM D-882
Tensile Strength at Break - TD (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)220 - 310MPaASTM D-882
Water Vapor Transmission Rate (at 100°F/100% RH, 37.7°C/100% RH)310 - 357gm/m2 /dayASTM F-1249
Yield (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)58.02sq.m/kgAdvanSix Method