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Wire  and Cable

NYCOA nylon 6 resins are used for protective jacketing in THHN, THWN, MC, and NM construction in both residential and commercial wire manufacturing. NYCOA nylons also provide oil and grease resistance in appliance and machine tool wire and resistance to thermal degradation in radiant heating cables. These materials possess an excellent balance of mechanical properties including stiffness, impact strength, and toughness.

Nylon 6 resins offer exceptional chemical resistance to oils and gasoline, and provide outstanding performance in applications involving exposure to elevated temperatures. Nylon jacketing is an asset when applied over PVC in building wire because it protects the insulation during conduit pull-through.


NYCOA 1637

Recognized by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and meets the most rigorous requirements for protective jacketing materials used in wire and cable. It can be processed at line speeds up to 6000 ft/min, dependent on the size of the wire and extrusion equipment. 

NYCOA 1637 W

A UV-light resistant grade. It is specifically engineered to meet 720 hr Xenon Arc testing, without a significant drop in properties. 

NYCOA 1637 W Slick

A high-performance grade offering lower coefficient of friction (COF) in external jacketing, making it easier for pull-through wire installations. 


An anti-cracking grade that gives protective jacketing improved flexibility during the winter months.