Polyamide 6 - Nylon 6 - PA 6 - UV Stabilised

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Good retention of mechanical properties after long term exposure to sunlight or UV radiation compared with unmodified polyamide 6.

Disadvantages

Reduction in tensile strength, elongation at break, notched izod impact strength and HDT compared with unmodified polyamide 6.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.14

Surface Hardness

SD75

Tensile Strength (MPa)

38

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

1

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.15

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

9

Elongation at Break (%)

50

Strain at Yield (%)

4

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

80

Water Absorption (%)

1.8

Oxygen Index (%)

22

Flammability UL94

HB

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

13

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

20

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.2

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

8

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

180

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

66

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

3 @ 95

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

230 - 280

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.2

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

40 -  60

Applications

Sports equipment and external automotive components.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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