A new high-impact nylon 6 from BASF Corp., Wyandotte, Mich., is aimed at large, thin-wall outdoor applications that require long flow, toughness, UV resistance, custom coloring, and high gloss.

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A new high-impact nylon 6 from BASF Corp., Wyandotte, Mich., is aimed at large, thin-wall outdoor applications that require long flow, toughness, UV resistance, custom coloring, and high gloss. Ultramid BG50XF1 is an impact-modified grade for injection molded lawn and garden products, where color is a key brand attribute. The material is an impact-modified graft copolymer with notched Izod impact strength of 2.7 ft-lb/in. while maintaining good strength (5220 psi tensile yield), stiffness (347,000 psi flex modulus), and chemical and fuel resistance. It is available in natural and pigmented versions and can be combined with a UV stabilizer package for outdoor uses. (For property data, visit www.PlaspecGlobal.com.) (800) 227-3746 • www.basf.com

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