Polyamide 6 - Nylon 6 - PA 6 20% PTFE Lubricated

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Significantly lower coefficient of friction and better abrasion characteristics than unmodified polyamide 6.

Disadvantages

Slightly reduced tensile strength, elongation at break, notched izod impact strength and HDT when compared with unmodified polyamide 6.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.26

Surface Hardness

SD75

Tensile Strength (MPa)

35

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

1

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.13

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

8

Elongation at Break (%)

8

Strain at Yield (%)

3.2

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

80

Water Absorption (%)

1

Oxygen Index (%)

22

Flammability UL94

HB

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

15

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

20

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.2

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

8

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

150

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

60

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

3 @ 95

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

250 - 280

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.2

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

40 -  60

Applications

Bearings and gears. Low wear and friction applications.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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