Copolyamide based on ε-caprolactam, hexamethylenediamine and terephthalic acid (PA6/6T)

Alternative and trade names
Badamid®, Novamid®, Ultramid®
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Description

It has a partially aromatic structure and is a highly rigid high-temperature polyamide (HTPA) with a high melting point, noted for its dimensional stability, high chemical resistance and with high toughness, strength and stiffness as well as low water uptake.

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Properties

General

PropertyValue

Density

1.14 - 1.18 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyValueComment

Elastic modulus

2.8 - 3.5 GPa

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Elongation

20 %

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Impact strength, Charpy notched

12 kJ/m²

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Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

100 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

80.0 - 100.0 MPa

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at 4.5-8% strain

Thermal

PropertyValue

Coefficient of thermal expansion

6e-05 - 8e-05 1/K

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Melting point

295.0 - 300.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

1500 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

0.23 W/(m·K)

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Flammability

UL 94 V2

Electrical

PropertyValue

Dielectric constant

4 [-]

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4.5 [-]

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Electrical resistivity

10000000000.0 - 10000000000000.0 Ω·m

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Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

monofilaments

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Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion