Polyamide 6/10 - Nylon 6/10 - PA 6/10 Fire Retardant

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Improved resistance to fire and flame spread compared with unmodified polyamide (PA) 6/10.

Disadvantages

Small decrease in tensile strength and elongation at break compared with unmodified PA 6/10.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.3

Surface Hardness

RR100

Tensile Strength (MPa)

50

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

1.1

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.06

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

14

Elongation at Break (%)

200

Strain at Yield (%)

10

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

70

Water Absorption (%)

0.45

Oxygen Index (%)

28

Flammability UL94

V0

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

12

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

17

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.1

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

4.8

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

157

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

66

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

2 @ 90

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

230 - 280

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.8

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

30 -  60

Applications

Electrical components, i.e. Coil formers, bobbins, wire jacketing and tubing.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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