Polyamide 6 Reinforced with 50% Glass Fibers (PA6+GF50)

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

Reinforced Polyamide 6 with 50% 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

1.54 - 1.58 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyValueComment

Elastic modulus

9.5 - 12.5 GPa

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Elongation

3.0 - 6.0 %

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Impact strength, Charpy notched

20.0 - 40.0 kJ/m²

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Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

60 kJ/m²

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110 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

130.0 - 180.0 MPa

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at 3-6% strain

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

1e-05 - 0.0001 1/K

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Max service temperature

160.0 - 195.0 °C

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Short

90.0 - 130.0 °C

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Long

Melting point

220.0 - 223.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

1300.0 - 1950.0 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

0.28 W/(m·K)

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Flammability

UL 94 HB

Electrical

PropertyValue

Dielectric constant

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

Power tool housings, cattle ear taggers, luggage frames, fans, pressure regulator housings

Fillers

50% Glass Fiber

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Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion