Thank you for registering.

One of our academic counsellors will contact you within 1 working day.

Please check your email for login details.
MY CART (5)

Use Coupon: CART20 and get 20% off on all online Study Material

ITEM
DETAILS
MRP
DISCOUNT
FINAL PRICE
Total Price: Rs.

There are no items in this cart.
Continue Shopping

Why are the numbers 66 and 6 put in the name of nylon 66 and nylon 6?

Why are the numbers 66 and 6 put in the name of nylon 66 and nylon 6?

Grade:upto college level

3 Answers

Gaurav
askIITians Faculty 164 Points
6 years ago
Hello Student
Nylon 66 is made of hexamethylenediamine and adipic acid, which give it a total of 12 carbon atoms in each repeating unit, and its name.

Nylon 6 is is formed by ring-opening polymerization , i.e it contains 6 carbons so the same is nylon - 6.
Sanjay Singh
13 Points
3 years ago
Here first digit i.e. 6 in nylon66 represents the no of  carbon atom presents in hexa methyline diamine, and second 6 represents the no of carbon atoms in adepic acid.
R
13 Points
3 years ago
In nylon 6 it contain 6 carbon
And in nylon 66 the 66 represent carbon atom present in its 2 monomer  first 6 for first monomer and second 6 for second monomer
 

Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?

Provide a better Answer & Earn Cool Goodies See our forum point policy

ASK QUESTION

Get your questions answered by the expert for free