Polyamide 11 - Nylon 11 - PA 11 Fire Retardant

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Better fire resistance than unmodified PA 11.

Disadvantages

Reduced tensile strength, elongation at break and notched izod impact strength compared with unmodified PA 11.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.16

Surface Hardness

RR110

Tensile Strength (MPa)

46

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

1.1

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.04

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

9

Elongation at Break (%)

50

Strain at Yield (%)

10

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

70

Water Absorption (%)

0.3

Oxygen Index (%)

28

Flammability UL94

V0

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

12

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

15

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.1

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

4

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

150

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

55

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

2 @ 90

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

200 - 260

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

40 -  60

Applications

Electrical components connector blocks, auxiliary switches, high power contact breakers, wire insulations, cable sheathings and interior trim for aircraft.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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