Polyamide 6/6 - Nylon 6/6 - PA 6/6 UV Stabilised

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Excellent retention of mechanical properties after long exposure to sunlight/UV radiation.

Disadvantages

Some grades can have dull brown colour. Slightly reduced impact and tensile strengths compared with unmodified polyamide 6/6.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.15

Surface Hardness

RR99

Tensile Strength (MPa)

56

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

1.2

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.1

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

8

Elongation at Break (%)

50

Strain at Yield (%)

3.5

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

80

Water Absorption (%)

1.2

Oxygen Index (%)

22

Flammability UL94

HB

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

14

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

20

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.2

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

8

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

200

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

100

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

3 @ 95

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

280 - 300

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.5

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

40 -  80

Applications

Car rear view mirror holder. Sports equipment, eg. Ski boot bindings. Door handles, stadium seating, hubcaps, automotive spoilers, and lamp housings.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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