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LATAMID 6 BH

Family: LATAMID 6
Base resin:Polyamide 6 (PA 6)
General information
Compound based on Polyamide 6 (PA 6). Low viscosity. Heat stabilized. Intrinsically flame retardant. PFAS-free product.
Versions of product mentioned herein are suitable for applications in contact with foodstuffs within the conditions permitted by the material, or for toy manufacturing. Nevertheless, manufactured parts have to be verified according to the specific directives.
The products mentioned herein are not suitable for applications in the pharmaceutical, medical or dental sector.
Features
  • - Intrinsically flame retardant.
Process types
  • - Injection moulding
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Technical characteristics
Physical properties Standard Value Measure Units
Density ISO 1183 1.13 g/cm³
Linear shrinkage at moulding
Longitudinal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 1,05 ÷ 1,35 %
Transversal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 1,15 ÷ 1,40 %
Dimensional stability --- 72
Moisture absorption
Saturation, in air ISO 62-4 2.5 %
Mechanical properties Standard Value Measure Units
CHARPY impact strength
Notched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eA 3.5 kJ/m²
Notched, at -20°C ISO 179-1eA 3 kJ/m²
Tensile elongation
At yield (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 3.5 %
At yield (5 mm/min), 150°C ISO 527 >10 %
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 30 %
Tensile strength
At yield (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 80 MPa
At yield (5 mm/min), 60°C ISO 527 25 MPa
At yield (5 mm/min), 90°C ISO 527 20 MPa
At yield (5 mm/min), 120°C ISO 527 15 MPa
At yield (5 mm/min), 150°C ISO 527 10 MPa
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 80 MPa
Elastic modulus
Tensile (1 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 3000 MPa
Tensile (1 mm/min), 60°C ISO 527 650 MPa
Tensile (1 mm/min), 90°C ISO 527 400 MPa
Tensile (1 mm/min), 120°C ISO 527 350 MPa
Tensile (1 mm/min), 150°C ISO 527 300 MPa
Thermal properties Standard Value Measure Units
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE)
+30°C to +100°C (longitudinal) ISO 11359 90 × 10⁶ K¹
+30°C a +100°C (transversal) ISO 11359 90 × 10⁶ K¹
VICAT - Softening point
50N (heating rate 120°C/h) ISO 306 200 °C
HDT - Heat Deflection Temperature
0.45 MPa ISO 75 165 °C
1.81 MPa ISO 75 60 °C
Thermal conductivity
in plane ASTM E 1461-92 0.3 W/mK
through plane ASTM E 1461-92 0.3 W/mK
Flammability Standard Value Measure Units
Oxygen Index ASTM D 2863 23 %
Flammability rating
3 mm thickness UL 94 V-2
0.75 mm thickness UL 94 V-2
Electrical properties Standard Value Measure Units
Electrical resistivity
Surface, dry ASTM D 257 1E12 ohm
Dielectric strength (short period)
2 mm thickness, 23°C, dry ASTM D 149 18 kV/mm
Melt Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested melt temperature --- 230 ÷ 250 °C
Mould Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested mould temperature --- 60 ÷ 90 °C
Storage
PAY ATTENTION! Material is prone to absorb moisture.
Drying conditions (hot air dessiccator)
Predrying needed. At least 2 hours at 70 ÷ 90°C
Injection speed
Injection speed: medium to high. Setting an injection profile should improve moulding.
Hot runners
Usage of hot runner: possible