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 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

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.8 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

1.4 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

23.0 °C

50 %

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min., ISO 527-1/-2, nominal, Conditioned

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

7 %

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

66 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Yield strength

23.0 °C

36 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

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

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueComment

Melt volume-flow rate

2 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133, 235°C/2.16kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Main applications:

  • Technical films for Bulk Molding Compound (BMC)
  • Inner liner for octabin containing Expanded PolyStyrene (EPS)

    or

    Wire and Cables

  • Other

    Packaging:

  • This grade is delivered dried in sealed packaging (800kg 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

    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