Polyamide 6 Reinforced with 30% Glass Fibre (PA6+GF30)

Alternative and trade names
Zytel®, Ultramid®, Akulon®, Bergamid™, Durethan®, TECACOMP®, Novamid®, Orgalloy®, Radilon®
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Description

Reinforced Polyamide 6 with 30% glass fiber. These materials are distinguished by:


  • high mechanical strength
  • hardness and rigidity
  • thermostability and resistance to hot lubricants and hot water
  • Parts made from them show dimensional stability and high creep strength.
  • This material data has been provided by M-Base.

    All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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    Properties

    General

    PropertyValue

    Density

    1.31 - 1.37 g/cm³

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    Mechanical

    PropertyValueComment

    Elastic modulus

    5.6 - 8.2 GPa

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    Elongation

    4.0 - 10.0 %

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    Impact strength, Charpy notched

    15.0 - 45.0 kJ/m²

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    Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

    80 kJ/m²

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    120 kJ/m²

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    Tensile strength

    90.0 - 135.0 MPa

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    at 4-10% strain

    Thermal

    PropertyValueComment

    Coefficient of thermal expansion

    2e-05 - 0.00011 1/K

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    Max service temperature

    140.0 - 180.0 °C

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    Short

    80.0 - 110.0 °C

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    Long

    Melting point

    220.0 - 225.0 °C

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    Specific heat capacity

    1500 J/(kg·K)

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    Thermal conductivity

    0.24 W/(m·K)

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    Flammability

    UL 94 HB

    Electrical

    PropertyValue

    Dielectric constant

    4 [-]

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    20 [-]

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    Electrical resistivity

    1000000000.0 - 10000000000000.0 Ω·m

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    Optical

    PropertyValue

    Transparency

    no

    Technological properties

    Property
    Application areas

    air intake sytems, electrical insulating parts, brake pedals

    Fillers

    30% Glass Fiber

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    Processing methods

    Injection molding, extrusion