Polyamide 12 - Nylon 12 - PA 12 UV Stabilised

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Good retention of mechanical properties following exposure to sunlight/UV radiation compared with unmodified PA 12.

Disadvantages

Slightly increased cost and reduced electrical characteristics compared with unmodified PA12.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.04

Surface Hardness

RR105

Tensile Strength (MPa)

50

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

1.4

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.06

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

11

Elongation at Break (%)

200

Strain at Yield (%)

5

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

70

Water Absorption (%)

0.25

Oxygen Index (%)

21

Flammability UL94

V2

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

13

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

40

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.08

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

3.8

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

150

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

55

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

2 @ 90

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

190 - 210

Mould Shrinkage (%)

1.5

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

40 -  60

Applications

Cable sheathings, bathroom and kitchen fittings. Sports equipment e.g. Shoe soles, toe caps for ice hockey boots, ski bindings, ice axe shafts. Hoses and tubing.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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