Polyarylamide 30% Glass Fibre Reinforced

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Able to accept high filler loadings and give reasonable surface finish. High cyrstallinity.

Disadvantages

Some water absorption, less than polyamide 6/6. Only available as fibre-filled material.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.43

Surface Hardness

RM112

Tensile Strength (MPa)

185

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

11.3

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.075

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

1.5

Elongation at Break (%)

2.5

Strain at Yield (%)

N/A

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

125

Water Absorption (%)

0.20

Oxygen Index (%)

25

Flammability UL94

HB

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

16

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

30

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.01

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

3.9

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

240

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

228

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

3 @ 80

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

250 - 280

Mould Shrinkage (%)

0.6

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

80 - 150

Applications

Mechanical components, electrical connectors, plugs, sockets, housings, lamp sockets, insulating plates. Camera cases, watches, fishing tackle, toys.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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