Polyamide 6/12 - Nylon 6/12 - PA 6/12 20% PTFE Lubricated

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Low coefficient of friction and good flow properties compared with unmodified PA 6/12.

Disadvantages

Relatively expensive. Low tensile strength, modulus and notched izod impact strength compared with unmodified PA 6/12.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.19

Surface Hardness

RR100

Tensile Strength (MPa)

45

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

1.4

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.04

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

10

Elongation at Break (%)

200

Strain at Yield (%)

7

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

70

Water Absorption (%)

0.3

Oxygen Index (%)

20

Flammability UL94

V2

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

14

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

20

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.03

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

3.3

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

160

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

80

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

2 @ 90

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

240 - 290

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.1

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

30 -  60

Applications

Gears, zips, wire jacketing, filaments, tubing.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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