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PA 46

Description

General

High temperature resistance. Material properties depend strongly on moisture content.

Properties

Chemical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
%
4 4 % Idemat 2003

Electrical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
60 60 kV/mm Idemat 2003
0.01 0.35 % Idemat 2003
V
1.00E+017 1.00E+018 Ohm.mm²/m Idemat 2003

Manufacturing Properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Mechanical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
150 150 MPa Idemat 2003
MPa
MPa
1180 1180 kg/m³ Idemat 2003
40 40 % Idemat 2003
MPa
0.4 0.4 Idemat 2003
J/cm
1200 1200 MPa Idemat 2003
100 100 MPa Idemat 2003
MPa
30 MPa
1000 3000 MPa Idemat 2003

Optical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
1.53 1.53 Idemat 2003

Thermal properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
85 85 °C Idemat 2003
295 °C
°C
2100 2100 J/kg.K Idemat 2003
0.3 0.3 W/m.K Idemat 2003
75 75 e-6/K Idemat 2003

Environment

mPt
Pt
mELU
MJ/MJ
MJ
kg
kg
Polyamide is made from caprolactam which can be derived with several processes. Here crude oil is processed via naphta to benzene, that to cyclohexane and finally to caprolactam. Caprolactam is polymerised at 250ï¾°C to PA. The required energy supply was assumed to come from oil.

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