Polyamide 6 - Nylon 6 - PA 6 Glass Fibre and Bead Reinforced

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

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

Disadvantages

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

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.48

Surface Hardness

SD75

Tensile Strength (MPa)

85

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

3.5

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.10

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

4

Elongation at Break (%)

3

Strain at Yield (%)

N/A

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

80

Water Absorption (%)

1

Oxygen Index (%)

22

Flammability UL94

HB

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

15

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

25

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.2

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

8

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

205

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

200

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

3 @ 95

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

250 - 280

Mould Shrinkage (%)

0.5

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

50 -  60

Applications

Housings, electrical housings and components where a combination of good dimensional stability and strength is required.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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