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 Technical 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

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Density

1.03 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

1.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

5.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

0.65 GPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

0.85 GPa

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

50 %

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cond., dry

ISO 527-1/-2

min. | nominal, nominal

Elongation at yield

22 %

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

28 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

57 [-]

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dry

ISO 7619-1

15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23 °C

82 kJ/m²

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dry

ISO 179/1eA

23 °C

89 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break at 23°C

cond.

ISO 179/1eU

Yield strength

25 MPa

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dry

ISO 527-3

42 MPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

44 MPa

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dry

ISO 527-2/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

0.0002 1/K

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dry

ISO 11359-1/-2

Melting point

220 °C

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dry

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

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Comparative tracking index

600 V

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cond.

IEC 60112

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melt volume-flow rate

3.5 cm³/10min

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dry

ISO 1133

235°C/2.16kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Tubing and Hoses,Offshore Flexible Pipes

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