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Chemical Designation

PA (Polyamide 6)

Colour

natural opaque

Density

1.14 g/cm3

Data generated directly after machining
(standard climate Germany)

Main features

  • high toughness
  • resistant to many oils, greases and fuels
  • electrically insulating
  • good wear properties
  • good weldable and bondable
  • good slide and wear properties
  • high strength
  • good machinability

Target Industries

  • mechanical engineering
  • conveyor technology
  • packaging and paper machinery
  • electrical engineering
  • automotive industry
  • textile industry
Mechanical properties parameter value unit norm  

Modulus of elasticity

1mm/min

3300

MPa

DIN EN ISO 527-2

1)

(tensile test)

Tensile strength

50mm/min

79

MPa

DIN EN ISO 527-2

Tensile strength at yield

50mm/min

78

MPa

DIN EN ISO 527-2

Elongation at yield

50mm/min

4

%

DIN EN ISO 527-2

Elongation at break

50mm/min

130

%

DIN EN ISO 527-2

Flexural strength

2mm/min, 10 N

100

MPa

DIN EN ISO 178

2)

Modulus of elasticity

2mm/min, 10 N

2900

MPa

DIN EN ISO 178

(flexural test)

Compression strength

1% / 2%

24 / 41

MPa

EN ISO 604

3)

5mm/min, 10 N

Compression modulus

5mm/min, 10 N

2700

MPa

EN ISO 604

4)

Impact strength (Charpy)

max. 7,5J

n.b.

kJ/m2

DIN EN ISO 179-1eU

5)

Notched impact strength

max. 7,5J

7

kJ/m2

DIN EN ISO 179-1eA

(Charpy)

Ball indentation hardness

155

MPa

ISO 2039-1

6)

(1) For tensile test: specimen type 1b
(2) For flexural test: support span 64mm, norm specimen.
(3) Specimen 10x10x10mm
(4) Specimen 10x10x50mm, modulus range between 0.5 and 1% compression.
(5) For Charpy test: support span 64mm, norm specimen. n.b. = not broken
(6) Specimen in 4mm thickness
Thermal properties parameter value unit norm  

Glass transition temperature

45

°C

DIN 53765

1)

Melting temperature

221

°C

DIN 53765

Service temperature

short term

160

°C

2)

Service temperature

long term

100

°C

Thermal expansion (CLTE)

23-60°C, long.

12

10-5 K-1

DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2

Thermal expansion (CLTE)

23-100°C, long.

13

10-5 K-1

DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2

Specific heat

1,6

J/(g*K)

ISO 22007-4:2008

Thermal conductivity

0,37

W/(K*m) ISO 22007-4:2008

(1) Found in public sources.
(2) Found in public sources. Individual testing regarding application conditions is mandatory.
Electrical properties parameter value unit norm  

Specific surface resistance

Silver electrode, 23°C,

1014

Ω

DIN EN 61340-2-3

1)

12% r.h.

Specific volume resistance

Silver electrode, 23°C,

1014

Ω*cm

DIN EN 61340-2-3

12% r.h.

Dielectric strength

23°C, 50% r.h.

31

kV/mm

ISO 60243-1

2)

Resistance to tracking (CTI)

Platin electrode, 23°C,

600

V

DIN EN 60112

50% r.h., solvent A

(1) Specimen in 20mm thickness
(2) Specimen in 1mm thickness
Other properties parameter value unit norm  

Water absorption

24h / 96h (23°C)

0.3 / 0.6

%

DIN EN ISO 62

1)

Resistance to hot water/ bases

(+)

-

2)

Resistance to weathering

-

-

3)

Flammability (UL94)

corresponding to

HB

DIN IEC 60695-11-10;

4)

(1) Ø ca. 50mm, h=13mm
(2) (+) limited resistance
(3) - poor resistance
(4) Corresponding means no listing at UL (yellow card). The information might be taken from resin, stock shape or estimation. Individual testing regarding application conditions is mandatory.

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