Polyamide 6/9 - Nylon 6/9 - PA 6/9

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Lower density than common Nylons 6 or 6/6.  Low water absorption compared to Nylon 6 or Nylon 6/6.

Disadvantages

More expensive (about 10% more) than Nylon 6 or Nylon 6/6.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.08

Surface Hardness

SD78

Tensile Strength (MPa)

50

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

1.4

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.06

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

9

Elongation at Break (%)

15

Strain at Yield (%)

10

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

80

Water Absorption (%)

0.48

Oxygen Index (%)

22

Flammability UL94

V2

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

14

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

19

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.02

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

3.2

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

183

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

61

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

3 @ 95

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

230 - 280

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.8

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

40 -  80

Applications

General mechanical parts as for Nylon 6 or Nylon 6/6, but which require better dimensional stability.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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