Today most of the caprolactam is used for the production of fibers and filaments made of Polyamide 6, used in the textile and other industries. Engineering plastics are another important market for caprolactam with a broad range of applications.

The picture shows an intake manifold made of Durethan BKV30H2.0, PA 6 GF30

In addition to these main areas of applications, caprolactam is also processed by anionic polymerisation to produce monomer-cast polyamide articles. Caprolactam is also used in numerous special applications.

Examples for applications

  • Molded Components
  • Carpets
  • Packaging films
  • Brushes
  • Flews

Transport and Packaging

  • Tank Container (liquid)
  • Tank Truck (liquid)
  • Bags on pallet (solid)

More information
open pdfDatasheet
Declaration of conformity for Epsilon-Caprolactam
open pdfEuropean Directives 2002/95 EC, 2011/65/EC (RoHS) and 2012/19EC (WEEE)
open pdfAbsence of SVHC candidates
open pdfNonuse of various chemicals
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General contact to Caprolactam

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+49 (0)700 22776522