Nafion Membrane Comparison Table

Located below is a very helpful Nafion Membrane Comparison Table listing the properties of the main Nafion types that Dupont offers in an easy to read format.  This table will enable you to save countless hours of gathering piles of membrane property sheets and shuffling them around on your desk to compare them!

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Membrane TypeNafion HPNafion 211Nafion XLNafion 212Nafion 115Nafion 117Nafion 1110
Thickness, Micrometer (mil)22 (0.8)25.4 (1)27.5 (1.1)50.8 (2)127 (5)183 (7)254 (10)
Basis Weight, g/m²43.55055100250360500
Tensile Modulus, MPa (kpsi)**249 (36)249 (36)249 (36)
Tensile Strength, maximum MD, MPa (kpsi)**38 (5.5)23 (3.3)45 (6.5)32 (4.6)43 (6.2)43 (6.2)43 (6.2)
Tensile Strength, maximum TD, MPa (kpsi)**41 (5.9)28 (4.1)40 (5.8)32 (4.6)32 (4.6)32 (4.6)32 (4.6)
Elongation at Break MD, %**182252200343225225225
Elongation at Break TD, %**89311185352310310310
Tear Resistance - Initial MD, g/mm**600060006000
Tear Resistance - Initial TD, g/mm**600060006000
Tear Resistance - Propagating MD, g/mm**>100>100>100
Tear Resistance - Propagating TD, g/mm**>150>150>150
Specific Gravity1.971.971.981.981.98
Conductivity In-Plane, mS/cm7272
Conductivity Through-Plane, mS/cm50.550.5
Available Acid Capacity, meq/g0.92 min0.92 min0.90 min0.90 min0.90 min
Total Acid Capacity, meq/g0.95 to 1.010.95 to 1.010.95 to 1.010.95 to 1.010.95 to 1.01
Water Content, % Water5.0 ± 3.0%5.0 ± 3.0%5.0 ± 3.0%5.0 ± 3.0%5.0%5.0%5.0%
Water Uptake, % Water50.0±5.0%50.0±5.0%50.0±5.0%50.0±5.0%38%38%38%
Thickness % Increase (from 50% RH, 23 °C to water soaked, 23 °C)10%10%10%
Thickness % Increase (from 50% RH, 23 °C to water soaked, 100 °C)14%14%14%
Linear Expansion, % Increase (from 50% RH, 23 °C to water soaked, 23 °C)1% to 5%10%1% to 5%10%10%10%10%
Linear Expansion, % Increase (from 50% RH, 23 °C to water soaked, 100 °C)3% to 11%15%3% to 11%15%15%15%15%

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