Nylon6 - Materials - Technical
Nylon 6 (Polyamide 6)
HES Products made from this material
Balls, Bushes, Gears, Rod, Screws, Sheet
Also known as PA6 or Polyamide 6. Good fatigue resistance and better low temperature toughness than Acetal. Swells up to 8% in water. Weathering can cause colour change and embrittlement.
Properties of Nylon 6
|Surface Hardness||Rockwell R||90|
|Linear Expansion||per oC||x 0.00008|
|Elongation at Break||%||60|
|Strain at Yield||%||4.5|
|Max Operating Temp.||oC||80|
|Volume Resistivity||log ohm.cm||15|
|Dissipation Factor||@ 1kHz||0.2|
|Dielectric Constant||@ 1kHz||8|
|Heat Deflection Temp. @ 0.45 MPa||oC||200|
|Heat Deflection Temp. @ 1.80 MPa||oC||100|
|Material Drying||Hours @ oC||3 @ 95|
|Melting Temp. Range||oC||280 - 300|
|Mould Temp. Range||oC||40 - 80|
|Greases and Oils||Good|
Note! Property values are typical and should be used only as a guide to selection of materials and not as purchase specifications.
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