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Ultramid® A3WG6 Datasheet

Polyamide 66

30% Glass Fiber

Supplied by BASF Corporation

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Product Description
Ultramid A3WG6 is a 30% glass fiber reinforced and heat resistance injection molding PA66 grade for machinery components and housings of high stiffness and dimensional stability.

Applications
Typical applications include lamp socket housings, cooling fans, insulating profiles for aluminum window frames, water containers for automotive cooling systems.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North America
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Glass Fiber, 30% Filler by Weight
Features 
  • Good Dimensional Stability
  • High Stiffness
  • Medium Heat Resistance
  • Oil Resistant
 
Uses 
  • Automotive Applications
  • Containers
  • Housings
  • Insulation
  • Machine/Mechanical Parts
Agency Ratings 
RoHS Compliance 
Automotive Specifications 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
Multi-Point Data 
  • Creep Modulus vs. Time (ISO 11403-1)
  • Isochronous Stress vs. Strain (ISO 11403-1)
  • Isothermal Stress vs. Strain (ISO 11403-1)
  • Secant Modulus vs. Strain (ISO 11403-1)
  • Shear Modulus vs. Temperature (ISO 11403-1)
  • Viscosity vs. Shear Rate (ISO 11403-2)
Physical
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
       
--
--
 
ASTM D792
--
--
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR) (275°C/5.0 kg)
--
in³/10min
ISO 1133
Molding Shrinkage - Flow (0.125 in)
--
in/in
 
Water Absorption
       
Saturation
--
%
ASTM D570
Saturation, 73°F
--
%
ISO 62
Equilibrium, 50% RH
--
%
ASTM D570
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
--
%
ISO 62
Mechanical
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus (73°F)
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strength
       
Break, 73°F
--
psi
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
psi
ISO 527-2
Break, 250°F
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Elongation
       
Break, 73°F
--
%
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
%
ISO 527-2
Flexural Modulus
       
73°F
--
psi
ASTM D790
73°F
--
psi
ISO 178
Impact
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
      ISO 179
-22°F
--
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
ft·lb/in²
 
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength
      ISO 179
-22°F
--
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
ft·lb/in²
 
Notched Izod Impact
       
-40°F
--
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
73°F
--
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
73°F
--
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180
Thermal
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
       
66 psi, Unannealed
--
°F
ASTM D648, ISO 75-2/B
264 psi, Unannealed
--
°F
ASTM D648, ISO 75-2/A
Peak Melting Temperature
--
°F
ASTM D3418, ISO 3146
CLTE
       
Flow
--
in/in/°F
ASTM E831
Flow
--
in/in/°F
 
Transverse
--
in/in/°F
 
RTI Elec
      UL 746
0.0280 in
--
°F
 
0.0591 in
--
°F
 
0.118 in
--
°F
 
RTI Imp
      UL 746
0.0591 in
--
°F
 
0.118 in
--
°F
 
RTI Str
      UL 746
0.0591 in
--
°F
 
0.118 in
--
°F
 
Electrical
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Volume Resistivity
       
0.0591 in
ohm·cm
ASTM D257
--
ohm·cm
IEC 60093
Dielectric Constant (1 MHz)
 
IEC 60250
Dissipation Factor
      IEC 60250
100 Hz
 
 
1 MHz
 
 
Comparative Tracking Index
V
IEC 60112
Flammability
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating
      UL 94
0.0280 in
--
 
 
0.0591 in
--
 
 
0.118 in
--
 
 
Generic Name
Dry
Generic Name may also be described by the following terms: PA66.
Conditioned
Generic Name may also be described by the following terms: PA66.
Features
Dry
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Dimensional Stability, Dimensionally Stable, Medium Heat Resistance, High Stiffness.
Uses
Dry
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Automotive Applications, Automotive Sector, Housings, Housing, Machine Parts, Mechanical Parts, Machine/Mechanical Parts.
Automotive Specifications
Dry
This plastic material has approval for 8 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): FORD (3), CHRYSLER (1), GM (3), PSA Peugeot-Citroën (1).
Agency Ratings
Dry
This plastic material has 1 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): EC (1).
Available Documents
Dry
Processing - Injection Molding (English)
Technical Datasheet - ASTM (English)
Technical Datasheet - ISO (English)
Conditioned
Technical Datasheet - ASTM (English)
Technical Datasheet - ISO (English)
Injection
Dry
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
%
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Mold Temperature
°F
 
Injection Pressure
psi
 
Injection Rate
 
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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