Orgalloy® LE 6000 ST NAT

Alternative and trade names
PA6
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Description

Orgalloy® LE 6000 ST NAT resin is a polyamide alloy especially designed for blown film extrusion and cable sheathing. This natural grade dedicated to extrusion offers excellent barrier properties and chemical resistance to hydrocarbons, alcohols and solvents.

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

Water absorption

0.8 %

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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

Elongation

50 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

min. | nominal

Elongation at yield

7 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

66 [-]

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dry

ISO 7619-1

15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30 °C

15 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

23 °C

35 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break at 23 and -30°C

cond.

ISO 179/1eU

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

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

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melt volume-flow rate

2 cm³/10min

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dry

ISO 1133

235°C/2.16kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Wire and Cables

Processing methods

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