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LARAMID K/30

Family: LARAMID
Base resin:Semi-aromatic polyamide (PPA)
General information
Compound based on Semi-aromatic polyamide (PPA). Carbon fibres. PFAS-free product.
The products mentioned herein are not suitable for applications in contact with foodstuffs or for potable water transportation, or for toy manufacturing.
The products mentioned herein are not suitable for applications in the pharmaceutical, medical or dental sector.
Project challenges
  • - High temperature usage
  • - Chemical stability
Additives
  • - Carbon fibres
Process types
  • - Injection moulding
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Technical characteristics
Physical properties Standard Value Measure Units
Density ISO 1183 1.33 g/cm³
Linear shrinkage at moulding
Longitudinal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 0,10 ÷ 0,30 %
Transversal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 0,30 ÷ 0,50 %
Dimensional stability --- 75
Moisture absorption
Saturation, in air ISO 62-4 0.9 %
Mechanical properties Standard Value Measure Units
CHARPY impact strength
Unnotched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eU 45 kJ/m²
Notched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eA 6 kJ/m²
Tensile elongation
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 1.3 %
Tensile strength
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 275 MPa
Elastic modulus
Tensile (1 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 27500 MPa
Thermal properties Standard Value Measure Units
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE)
+30°C to +100°C (longitudinal) ISO 11359 5 × 10⁶ K¹
+30°C a +100°C (transversal) ISO 11359 30 × 10⁶ K¹
VICAT - Softening point
50N (heating rate 120°C/h) ISO 306 270 °C
HDT - Heat Deflection Temperature
0.45 MPa ISO 75 300 °C
1.81 MPa ISO 75 290 °C
Electrical properties Standard Value Measure Units
Electrical resistivity
Surface, dry ASTM D 257 3E2 ohm
Dielectric strength (short period)
2 mm thickness, 23°C, dry ASTM D 149 4 kV/mm
Melt Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested melt temperature --- 320 ÷ 345 °C
Mould Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested mould temperature --- 150 ÷ 170 °C
Storage
PAY ATTENTION! Material is prone to absorb moisture.
Drying conditions (hot air dessiccator)
Predrying needed. At least 4 hours at 120 ÷ 130°C
Injection speed
Injection speed: medium. Setting an injection profile should improve moulding.
Hot runners
Usage of hot runner: possible