Polyamide 6/12 - Nylon 6/12 - PA 6/12 Fire Retardant

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Better resistance to fire than unmodified PA 6/12.

Disadvantages

More expensive than base PA 6/12. Reduced tensile strength, notched izod impact strength and flexural modulus compared with unmodified PA 6/12.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.2

Surface Hardness

RR105

Tensile Strength (MPa)

47

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

1.4

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.03

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

9

Elongation at Break (%)

200

Strain at Yield (%)

6

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

70

Water Absorption (%)

0.3

Oxygen Index (%)

30

Flammability UL94

V0

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

12

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

18

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.03

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

4

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

160

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

80

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

2 @ 90

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

230 - 280

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.1

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

30 -  60

Applications

Electrical connectors and plugs. Mechanical parts exposed to high temperatures, wire jacketing, and tubing. Coil forms, bobbins and connectors.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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