Akulon® K224-HG8U

Alternative and trade names
PA6-GF43
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Description

Akulon® is our family of high performance polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 materials, used by customers across the world in applications ranging from automotive, electronics & electrical, to furniture and packaging.
We offer Akulon® grades for injection molding, blow molding and extrusion (including barrier film, stock shapes, convoluted tubes, and mono and multi filament).
In molded parts the material offers an excellent balance of easy design and processing with outstanding mechanical properties over a wide temperature range and in diverse conditions. Meanwhile for extrusion the strength, resilience and easy processing of Akulon® sets the market standards.

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Akulon® K224-HG8U

This material data has been provided by DSM.

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

1.46 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

1.7 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

23.0 °C

5.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

13 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

23.0 °C

3 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

11.4 GPa

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ISO 178

Flexural yield strength

23.0 °C

285 MPa

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ISO 178

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30.0 °C

15 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

23.0 °C

21 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

-30.0 °C

90 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eU

23.0 °C

100 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eU

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

210 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

2E-7 1/K

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ISO 11359-1/-2, Parallel

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

5E-7 1/K

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ISO 11359-1/-2, Normal

Heat deflection temperature

205 - 220 °C

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Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

220 °C

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ISO 75-1/-2

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

205 °C

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ISO 75-1/-2

Melting point

220 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, (10°C/min)

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.2 %

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ISO 294-4, Parallel

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.4 %

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ISO 294-4, Normal

Technological properties

Property
Fillers

43% Glass Fiber