Polyamide 6, 33% Glass Fiber Reinforced (PA6-GF33)

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Description

Nylon 6 has an excellent load bearing (strength and stiffness) capability at elevated temperatures, good chemical and abrasion resistance, a low coefficient of friction as well as toughness and impact resistance.

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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

Coefficient of friction

0.25 [-]

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ASTM D1894, polymer to steel, static value, dynamic value: 0.16

Density

23.0 °C

1.13 g/cm³

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ASTM D792

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elongation

23.0 °C

3 %

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ASTM D638

121.0 °C

7 %

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ASTM D638

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

3 %

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ASTM D638

121.0 °C

7 %

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ASTM D638

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Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

9.38 GPa

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ASTM D790

121.0 °C

3.32 GPa

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ASTM D790

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Flexural strength

23.0 °C

276 MPa

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ASTM D790

121.0 °C

112 MPa

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ASTM D790

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Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

121 [-]

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ASTM D785

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

117 J/m

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ASTM D256

Yield strength

23.0 °C

200 MPa

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121.0 °C

83 MPa

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Tensile strength

ASTM D638

Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

3.8E-4 1/K

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ASTM D696

Glass transition temperature

46.85 - 56.85 °C

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Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

209.85 °C

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ASTM D648

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

219.85 °C

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ASTM D648

Latent heat of fusion

188 J/g

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Melting point

219.85 °C

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ASTM D789

Relative temperature index, electrical

139.85 °C

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UL-746B; 60,000-h half-life at indicated temperature; 3.2 mm

Relative temperature index, mechanical impact

119.85 °C

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UL-746B; 60,000-h half-life at indicated temperature; 3.2 mm

Relative temperature index, mechanical strength

139.85 °C

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UL-746B; 60,000-h half-life at indicated temperature; 3.2 mm

Specific heat capacity

0.0 °C

1380 J/(kg·K)

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for neat resin

23.0 °C

2 J/(kg·K)

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120.0 °C

2300 J/(kg·K)

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160.0 °C

680 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.23 W/(m·K)

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Flammability

UL 94 HB (3.2mm)

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Dielectric constant, 1MHz

23.0 °C

3.8 [-]

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ASTM D150

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

560 kV/mm

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ASTM D149, 3.2mm, short time

Dissipation factor

23.0 °C

0.02 [-]

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ASTM D150

Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

1.00E+13 Ω·m

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ASTM D257

Surface resistivity

23.0 °C

1.00E+15 Ω/sq

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ASTM D257

Optical

PropertyValueComment

Refractive index

1.53 [-]

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At thickness < 0:5 mm, molded, undrawn

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Gears, fittings, and bearings. Electrical switches, bobbins, and connectors. Food packaging film. Monofilament for weed trimmers and fishing line. Blow and roto-molded containers. Wire and cable jacketing. Power tool housings, wheelchair wheels, automotive cooling fans, and other underhood parts.

Fillers

33% Glass fiber