Nylon material - should it be labeled as "Plastic" (EV000139)?

Last comment 28/06/2018 15:02 by Marc
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Roberto Ortega 4 years ago created

I was wondering for products that are made of Nylon, if their material should be classified as a Plastic (EV000139), as nylon is inside the plastic family, or as "Others" (EV000154).

I haven't found an EV for nylon.


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Marc Habets 4 years ago created
Hi Roberto, Nylon did exist in ETIM, but is a brand name owned by Dupont. I think they actually wrote a letter to ETIM Germany that using this brand name was not allowed. So every reference to nylon is removed. But it actually is EV000402: Polyamide (PA). If polyamide is not in the list for material then you chose Plastic and then usually you can choose Polyamide in the Material quality feature.   
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Topic started 27 June 2018 at 12:49