Polyamide 12 - Nylon 12 - PA 12 Semi Flexible

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Good flexibility, abrasion resistance and notched izod impact strength compared with unmodified polyamide 12 plastics.

Disadvantages

Reduced heat distortion temperature, increased coefficient of linear expansion and poor electrical characteristics compared with unmodified Polyamide 12.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.03

Surface Hardness

RR85

Tensile Strength (MPa)

30

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

0.55

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.07

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

12

Elongation at Break (%)

300

Strain at Yield (%)

30

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

70

Water Absorption (%)

0.2

Oxygen Index (%)

21

Flammability UL94

V2

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

11

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

55

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.05

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

3.6

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

140

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

70

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

2 @ 90

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

190 - 200

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.4

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

40 -  60

Applications

Flexible hosing for air ducts and petrol and oil pipes in the automotive and machine building industries. Nozzles, filter plates, wear plates, damping cogwheels. Cable cap closures, joints, cable fasteners.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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