Polyamide 6/12 - Nylon 6/12 - PA 6/12 2% Silicone Lubricated

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Lower coefficient of friction and wear characteristics than unmodified PA 6/12.

Disadvantages

Tensile strength, elongation at break and heat distortion temperature are all lower than unmodified PA 6/12.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.05

Surface Hardness

RR100

Tensile Strength (MPa)

49

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

1.5

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.04

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

9

Elongation at Break (%)

250

Strain at Yield (%)

9

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

70

Water Absorption (%)

0.28

Oxygen Index (%)

22

Flammability UL94

V2

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

14

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

20

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.025

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

3.6

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

150

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

54

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

2 @ 90

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

230 - 280

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.1

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

30 -  60

Applications

Wire jacketing, filaments, tubing, zips, gears and cogwheels.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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