Polyamide 6 - Nylon 6 - PA 6 Elastomer Copolymer

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Significant increase in elongation at break and notched izod impact strength compared with unmodified Polyamide 6.

Disadvantages

Reduced tensile strength, flexural modulus and heat distortion temperature compared with unmodified polyamide 6.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.11

Surface Hardness

SD76

Tensile Strength (MPa)

37

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

0.75

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.59

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

7

Elongation at Break (%)

165

Strain at Yield (%)

N/Y

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

80

Water Absorption (%)

1.6

Oxygen Index (%)

22

Flammability UL94

HB

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

15

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

20

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.08

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

8

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

160

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

65

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

3 @ 95

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

260 - 290

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.3

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

40 -  80

Applications

Engineering applications where very good toughness is required even in the dry state. Electrical parts subject to impact (plugs), rollers, sports goods.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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