Orgalloy® LE 60 LM XV NAT

Alternative and trade names
PA6
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Description

Orgalloy® LE 60 LM XV NAT resin is a plasticized polyamide alloy especially designed for tube extrusion. This natural grade dedicated to extrusion offers excellent barrier properties and chemical resistance to hydrocarbons, alcohols and solvents while exhibiting flexibility.

This material data has been provided by Arkema High Performance Polymers.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.03 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

1.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

23.0 °C

5.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

0.85 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

23.0 °C

50 %

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ISO 527-1/-2, nominal

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

22 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

57 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

82 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

Yield strength

23.0 °C

28 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

2E-4 1/K

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ISO 11359-1/-2

Melting point

220 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, 10°C/min

Vicat softening temperature

86 °C

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ISO 306, 50°C/h 50N

Flammability

At thickness 1.6 mm IEC 60695-11-10: HB, At Thickness 3.2 mm IEC 60695-11-10: HB

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

600 V

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IEC 60112, Conditioned

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueComment

Melt volume-flow rate

3.5 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133, 235°C/2.16kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Main applications:

  • Hydraulic tubing
  • Tapes for cable protection
  • resistant to hydrocarbons

    or

    Tubing and Hoses,Offshore Flexible Pipes

  • Other

    Packaging:

  • This grade is delivered dried in sealed packaging (25kg bags and 500kg octabin) ready to be processed.

    Shelf life:

  • Two years from the date of delivery. For any use above this limit, please refer to our technical services.

  • Processing methods

    Injection Molding:

  • Melt temperature (°C) ISO 294: 260
  • Mold temperature (°C) ISO 10724: 60
  • Injection velocity (mm/s) ISO 294: -
  • Pressure at hold (MPa) ISO 294: -

  • Extrusion:

  • Drying time (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours): 4-8 hours at 80°C
  • Extrusion melt temperature (min-recommended-max): 250-260-270°C