Polyamide 11, 43% Glass Fiber Reinforced (PA11-GF43)

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Description

Nylon 11 has a low moisture absorption and specific gravity relative to other nylons. The chemical resistance to hydrolytic reagents is unusually good for a polyamide. The modulus is low, which provides superior impact properties at both ambient and subambient temperatures.

This material data has been provided by Matmatch.

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

1.36 g/cm³

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Relative density

23.0 °C

1.36 [-]

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Water absorption

23.0 °C

1.1 %

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at equlibrium for 65% RH

100.0 °C

3 %

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at equlibrium for 65% RH

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Elongation

23.0 °C

8 %

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Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

8.48 GPa

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Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

111 [-]

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Impact strength, Izod unnotched

23.0 °C

247 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

145 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

7E-5 1/K

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for -30 to 50°C

Glass transition temperature

41.85 °C

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Heat deflection temperature

178.85 °C

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Latent heat of fusion

39 J/g

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24% crystallinity

Melting point

187.85 °C

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.19 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Dielectric constant, 1MHz

23.0 °C

3.1 [-]

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Dry

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

45 kV/mm

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Dissipation factor, 1MHz

23.0 °C

0.04 [-]

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Dry

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Tubing, hoses, and pipes for automotive, trucking, industrial, and petroleum production applications. Examples are heavy truck airbrake tubing, automotive fuel lines, and submarine flexible pipes for offshore oil production. Thermoplastic powder coatings for industrial, transportation, and retail items are prepared in a Nylon 11 base. Nylon 11 is being used in a variety of food-contact applications, including sausage casing, beverage tubing, and reusable kitchen devices.

Fillers

43% Glass Fiber