General Polyamide 46 (PA46)

Alternative and trade names
Stanyl®
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Description

High-temperature polyamide and the only aliphatic polyamide in its class. Its key features include:


  • Excellent high-temperature mechanical performance
  • Excellent wear and friction properties
  • Superior flow
  • Properties

    General

    Density ρ

    1.18 g/cm³ at 20 °C

    Mechanical

    Elastic modulus E

    1 - 1.2 GPa at 20 °C

    Elongation A

    40 - 200 % at 20 °C

    Impact strength, Charpy notched Ivnot

    15 - 45 kJ/m² at 20 °C

    Impact strength, Charpy unnotched Iunnot

    no break

    Max allowed stress σmax

    45 - 55 MPa at 20 °C

    at 20-25% strain

    Thermal

    Coefficient of thermal expansion α

    8E-5 - 1.1E-4 1/K at 20 °C

    Flammability

    UL 94 V2

    Max service temperature, long Tmaxlong

    140 °C

    Max service temperature, short Tmaxshort

    280 °C

    Melting point Tm

    295 °C

    Specific heat capacity cp

    2200 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

    Thermal conductivity λ

    0.22 - 0.26 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

    Electrical

    Dielectric constant εr

    3.8 - 4.5 [-] at 20 °C

    Electrical resistivity ρel

    1000000 - 1.00E+9 Ω·m at 20 °C

    Optical

    Transparency

    no

    Technological properties

    Application areas

    Electrical connectors, torsion dampers, chain tensioners

    Fillers

    Unfilled, no additives.

    Processing methods

    Injection molding, extrusion

    This material data has been provided by M-Base.

    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.