Orgalloy® LE 6000 NAT

Alternative and trade names
PA6
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Description

Orgalloy® LE 6000 NAT resin is a polyamide alloy especially designed for cable sheathing and blown film extrusion. This natural grade dedicated to extrusion offers excellent barrier properties and chemical resistance to hydrocarbons, alcohols and solvents. Conform to the European regulations concerning materials in contact with foodstuffs.

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

1.04 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

1.8 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

6.4 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

1.4 GPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

1.8 GPa

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

50 %

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cond., dry410

ISO 527-1/-2

min. | nominal

490 %

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dry

ISO 527-3

Transverse

Elongation at yield

4 %

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dry

ISO 527-2/-2

7 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

20 %

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dry

ISO 527-3

Elongation at yield, transverse

14 %

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dry

ISO 527-3

Hardness, Shore D

66 [-]

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dry

ISO 7619-1

15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23 °C

29 kJ/m²

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dry

ISO 179/1eA

23 °C

35 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break at 23°C

cond.

ISO 179/1eU

Tear force

25 N

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ISO 6383-2

150 N

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ISO 6383-2

Transverse

Tensile strength

41 MPa

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dry

ISO 527-3

Transverse

53 MPa

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dry

ISO 527-3

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardPressureComment

Heat deflection temperature

45 °C

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dry

ISO 75-1/-2

2 MPa

Melting point

220 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Vicat softening temperature

118 °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 and yellow card available

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

Shrinkage

0.7 %

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dry

ISO 294-4

Transverse

0.8 %

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dry

ISO 294-4

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Mold Release Film,Performance Wire,Wire and Cables

Certifications

Yellow Card

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