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 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

1.04 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

1.8 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

23.0 °C

6.4 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

1.82 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

23.0 °C

50 - 410 %

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min: ISO 527-1/-2, max: ISO 527-3

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

4 - 20 %

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min: ISO 527-2/-2, max: SO 527-3

Elongation at yield, transverse

23.0 °C

14 %

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ISO 527-3

Elongation, transverse

23.0 °C

490 %

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ISO 527-3

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

66 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

23.0 °C

29 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

Tear force

23.0 °C

25 N

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ISO 6383-2

Tear force, transverse

23.0 °C

150 N

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ISO 6383-2

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

53 MPa

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ISO 527-3

Tensile strength, transverse

23.0 °C

41 MPa

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ISO 527-3

Yield strength

23.0 °C

25 - 44 MPa

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min: ISO 527-3, max: ISO 527-2/-2

Yield strength, transverse

23.0 °C

26 MPa

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ISO 527-3

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

45 °C

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ISO 75-1/-2

Melting point

220 °C

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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

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Comparative tracking index

23.0 °C

600 V

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IEC 60112, Conditioned

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Melt volume-flow rate

3.5 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133, 235°C/2.16kg

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.8 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.7 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Main applications:

  • Hydrocarbons barrier layer for power & data cables
  • Food and chemical packaging

    or

    Mold Release Film,Performance Wire,Wire and Cables

  • Certifications

    European Food Contact

    Other

    Packaging:

  • This grade is delivered dried in sealed packaging (25kg bags) 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