PA 6 GF30

PA – Polyamide

PA 6 GF30

PA 6 GF30 is an extruded PA 6 with a fibreglass content of 30%. Because of the fibreglass, the material has higher mechanical strength and resistance to heat than possible with an unmixed material that is otherwise similar.

Physical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Specific gravity 1.36 g/cm3 DIN EN ISO 1183
Average molecular mass N/A
Water absorption, 24/96 h (23 °C) 0.2/0.3 % DIN EN ISO 62
Weather-resistance poor
Combustibility HB UL 94 DIN EN ISO 527-2
Food safety no
Mechanical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Modulus of elasticity 5,700 MPa DIN EN ISO 527-2
Tensile strength 98 MPa DIN EN ISO 527-2
Elongation at break 4 % DIN EN ISO 527-2
Tensile strength at break 5 % DIN EN ISO 527-2
Flexural modulus 5,200 MPa DIN EN ISO 178
Flexural strength 140 MPa DIN EN ISO 178
Compressive modulus 4,200 MPa EN ISO 604
Compressive strength, 1%/2% 21/42 MPa EN ISO 604
Impact strength (Charpy) 60 kJ/m2 DIN EN ISO 179-1eU
Notch impact strength (Charpy) N/A
Notch impact strength (Izod) kJ/m2 DIN EN ISO 180/2A
Toughness (ball pressure) 232 MPa ISO 2039-1
Toughness (Shore D) N/A
Wear-resistance N/A
Coefficient of friction (against steel) N/A
Thermal properties
  Value Unit Test method
Glass-transition temperature 49 °C DIN 53765
Melting point 218 °C DIN 53765
Operating temperature (instantaneous) +180 °C
Operating temperature (continuous) 100 °C
Operating temperature (minimum) N/A
Thermal expansion coefficient, 23–60 °C 6 10-5 K-1 DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
Thermal expansion coefficient, 23–100 °C 6 10-5 K-1 DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
Specific heat capacity 1.3 J/(g×K) ISO 22007-4:2008
Thermal conductivity 0.41 W/(m×K) ISO 22007-4:2008
Electrical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Surface resistivity 1014 DIN IEC 60093
Resistivity 1014 Ω×cm DIN IEC 60093
Dielectric strength 32 kV/mm DIN EN 60243-1
CTI value 550 V DIN EN 60112
Optical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Light transmittance N/A
Refractive index N/A
Optical errors N/A
Abrasion-resistance, 100 rotations with 500 g N/A

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Specific gravity 1.36 g/cm3
Service temperature N/A … 100 °C
Price category €€ (€8–25/kg)

Special properties

  • excellent mechanical strength
  • resistance to oils, fuels, and solvents
  • good resistance to wear
  • weather-resistance
  • good dimensional accuracy
  • better than average heat-resistance


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