Polyamide 6 - Nylon 6 - PA 6 25% Glass Bead Filled

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Better tensile strength, flexural modulus, HDT and dimensional stability than unmodified polyamide 6.

Disadvantages

Reduced elongation at break and notched izod impact strength compared with unmodified polyamide 6.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.32

Surface Hardness

SD75

Tensile Strength (MPa)

70

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

3

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.08

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

5.5

Elongation at Break (%)

3

Strain at Yield (%)

N/A

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

80

Water Absorption (%)

0.8

Oxygen Index (%)

22

Flammability UL94

HB

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

14

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

20

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.2

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

8

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

210

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

82

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

3 @ 95

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

250 - 280

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

50 -  60

Applications

Automotive components, housings and electrical housings, which require good dimensional stability.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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