Zytel® FG42A NC010

Alternative and trade names
PA66
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Description

Zytel® FG42A is a high viscosity polyamide 66 for injection molding and extrusion. It has improved break resistance for thick-walled parts. It has been developed for consideration into applications such as parts for the food industry.FOOD CONTACTThis product is manufactured according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) principles and generally accepted in food contact applications in Europe and the USA when meeting applicable use conditions. For details, individual compliance statements are available from your DuPont representative.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.14 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Water absorption

23.0 °C

8.5 %

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Sim. to ISO 62 | 80mil

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

3.1 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

23.0 °C

500 %

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min. | ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

4.4 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

2.8 GPa

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ISO 178

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-6.0 °C

6 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

23.0 °C

6 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Izod unnotched

-30.0 °C

7 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

23.0 °C

6 kJ/m²

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ISO 180/1A

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Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.37 [-]

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Yield strength

23.0 °C

83 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break @ 23,-6°C, ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Izod notched

No Break @ 23,-30°C, ISO180/1A

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

1E-4 1/K

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ISO 11359-1/-2

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

1E-4 1/K

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ISO 11359-1/-2

Glass transition temperature

70 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-2 | 18°F/min

Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

200 °C

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ISO 75-1/-2

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

70 °C

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ISO 75-1/-2

Melting point

262 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3 | 18°F/min

Relative temperature index, electrical

125 °C

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UL 746B | 240mil

Relative temperature index, mechanical impact

75 °C

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UL 746B | 240mil

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

85 °C

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UL 746B | 240mil

Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

2790 J/(kg·K)

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of melt

Vicat softening temperature

244 °C

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ISO 306 | 90°F/h, 11 lbf

Flammability

Burning Behav. at 60mil nom. thickn.: HB class, Thickness tested: 1.5 mm, UL recognition: yes -, Burning Behav. at thickness h: V-2 class, Thickness tested: 3 mm, UL recognition: yes -, Oxygen index: 28 %, FMVSS Class: SE -

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Dielectric constant, 100Hz

23.0 °C

4.3 [-]

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IEC 62631-2-1

Dielectric constant, 1MHz

23.0 °C

3.6 [-]

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IEC 62631-2-1

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

31 kV/mm

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IEC 60243-1

Dissipation factor, 100Hz

23.0 °C

0.02 [-]

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IEC 62631-2-1

Dissipation factor, 1MHz

23.0 °C

0.02 [-]

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IEC 62631-2-1

Volume resistivity

23.0 °C

1.00E+15 Ω·cm

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IEC 62631-3-1

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

1.4 %

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ISO 294-4, 2577

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

1.4 %

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ISO 294-4, 2577

Technological properties

Property
Processing methods

Drying Recommended: yes, Drying Temperature: 80°C, Drying Time, Dehumidified Dryer: 2-4h, Processing Moisture Content: ≤0.2%, Melt Temperature Optimum: 290°C, Min. melt temperature: 280°C, Max. melt temperature: 300°C, Max. screw tangential speed: 0.4m/s, Mold Temperature Optimum: 70°C, Min. mold temperature: 50°C, Max. mold temperature: 90°C, Hold pressure range: 50-100MPa, Hold pressure time: 4s/mm, Ejection temperature: 150°C