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Capran® PIR-2500 film from AdvanSix contains 100% post-industrial recycled (PIR) raw materials while providing the same top performance and processability as Capran® 2500, its standard, non-recycled counterpart.


Capran® PIR-2500 is a 1.0 mil (25 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance. It features a high gas barrier, excellent toughness and puncture resistance, and exceptional flex crack resistance and optics.

Polymer NameBOPA (Nylon) Film, Polyamide 6 (PA 6)

Physical FormFilm

FeaturesCorona Treated, Excellent Performance, Gas Barrier, Good Barrier Properties, Good Flex Crack Resistance, Good Optical Properties

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Features

Capran® PIR-2500 is a 1.0 mil (25 micron) biaxially oriented nylon 6 film that offers a superior balance of properties, including high gas barrier, excellent toughness and puncture resistance, optical clarity, and exceptional flex crack resistance.

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Capran® PIR-2500 is well-suited for packaging applications requiring optimum protection and performance.

Properties

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Average Thickness (Target, 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)25.4micronsAdvanSix Method
Average Thickness (Tolerance, 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)(±) 5%AdvanSix Method
Basis Weight (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)29.3g/sq.mAdvanSix Method
Coefficient of Friction - Kinetic (Film to Film, 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)0.5 - 0.9ASTM D-1894
Coefficient of Friction - Kinetic (Film to Metal, 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)0.2 - 0.3ASTM D-1894
Dimensional Stability - MD (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)max. 3.0%Hot air at 320ºF (160ºC), 5 mins
Dimensional Stability - TD (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)max. 2.5%Hot air at 320ºF (160ºC), 5 mins
Elongation at Break - MD (73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)80 - 110%ASTM D-882
Elongation at Break - TD (73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)80 - 110%ASTM D-882
Haze (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)max. 5.0%ASTM D-1003
Modulus Secant MD (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)1,724 - 2,413MPaASTM D-882
Modulus Secant TD (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)1,724 - 2,413MPaASTM D-882
Oxygen Transmission Rate (at 77ºF (25ºC), 0% RH)20 - 36cc/m²/dayASTM D-3985
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 (73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)220 - 310MPaASTM D-882
Tensile Strength at Break - TD (73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)220 - 310MPaASTM D-882
Water Vapor Transmission Rate (at 100ºF (37.7ºC), 100% RH)171 - 202gm/m²/dayASTM F-1249
Yield (at 73°F (22.7°C), 50% RH)34.13sq.m/kgAdvanSix Method