Polyamide 6 Reinforced with 15% Glass Fibers (PA6+GF15)

Alternative and trade names
Zytel®, Ultramid®, Durethan®, Akulon®, Orgalloy®, Radilon®
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Description

Reinforced Polyamide 6 with 15% glass fiber. Different grades availbale: heat-aging stabilized,improved surface finish, weather stabilized

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

1.18 - 1.25 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyValueComment

Elastic modulus

2.6 - 4.0 GPa

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Elongation

5.0 - 25.0 %

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Impact strength, Charpy notched

10.0 - 35.0 kJ/m²

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Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

65 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

55.0 - 75.0 MPa

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at 5-25% strain

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

3e-05 - 0.00012 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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Flammability

UL 94 HB

Electrical

PropertyValue

Dielectric constant

3.5 [-]

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14 [-]

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Electrical resistivity

1000000000.0 - 100000000000000.0 Ω·m

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Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Automotive plugs and seals, counter wheel sensors, plug housings, grip handles, automotive mirror housings, wheels of moutain bikes

Fillers

15% Glass Fiber

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Processing methods

Injection molding, blow molding, extrusion