Item # KT-ISNYLON

Nylon Synthesis and Rope Trick Kit

$22.95


Nylon synthesis, or the "Nylon Rope Trick," is a classic demonstration of polymer chemistry.

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Item # KT-ISNYLON
Nylon Synthesis and Rope Trick Kit
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Nylon synthesis, or the "Nylon Rope Trick," is a classic demonstration of polymer chemistry. Nylon is a synthetic compound of high molecular weight that consists of up to millions of repeated chemical units that are linked together. This polymer is referred to as Nylon 6-10. You will use this nylon synthesis kit to make nylon 6-10 by mixing two solutions. The nylon polymer can be easily pulled into a thick "ropey" form, thus the name "Nylon Rope Trick."

Safety gear, specifically gloves, goggles, and apron, are recommended. You provide 10mL graduated cylinder, beaker and glass stirring rod.

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Nylon Synthesis and Rope Trick Kit

  • 25 ml Solution A (1,6 Hexanediamine, Sodium Hydroxide, Water) UN1760
  • 25 ml Solution B (Sebacoyl Chloride, Hexane) UN1208
  • Instructions

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DESCRIPTION

Nylon synthesis, or the "Nylon Rope Trick," is a classic demonstration of polymer chemistry. Nylon is a synthetic compound of high molecular weight that consists of up to millions of repeated chemical units that are linked together. This polymer is referred to as Nylon 6-10. You will use this nylon synthesis kit to make nylon 6-10 by mixing two solutions. The nylon polymer can be easily pulled into a thick "ropey" form, thus the name "Nylon Rope Trick."

Safety gear, specifically gloves, goggles, and apron, are recommended. You provide 10mL graduated cylinder, beaker and glass stirring rod.

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CONTENTS TAB

Nylon Synthesis and Rope Trick Kit

  • 25 ml Solution A (1,6 Hexanediamine, Sodium Hydroxide, Water) UN1760
  • 25 ml Solution B (Sebacoyl Chloride, Hexane) UN1208
  • Instructions

SPECIFICATIONS TAB

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WARNING: HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL - This kit contains hazardous chemicals. Not for children under the age of 15. For use under adult supervision. Read warning labels carefully.
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