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Ultramid® B33 L Datasheet

Polyamide 6

Supplied by BASF Corporation

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Product Description
Ultramid® B33 L is a lubricated polyamide 6 grade of intermediate viscosity that is well suited for the production of biaxial oriented and cast film and monofilaments.
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
  • Europe
  • Lubricant (500 ppm)
  • Lubricated
  • Medium Viscosity
  • Oil Resistant
  • Bi-axially Oriented Film
  • Cast Film
  • Film
  • Monofilaments
Agency Ratings 
RoHS Compliance 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Cast Film
Nominal Value
Test Method
ISO 1183
Apparent Density
ISO 60
Water Absorption
    ISO 62
Saturation, 73°F
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
Viscosity Number (H2SO4 (Sulphuric Acid))
ISO 307
Nominal Value
Test Method
Melting Temperature (DSC)
ISO 3146
Additional Information
Density, ISO 1183: 1.12 to 1.15 g/cm³
Extractables, ISO 6427, chips not ground/16h: 0.5%
Film Grade, BASF Method: 1 to 3 mm²/kg
Lubricant, BASF Method: 350 to 650 mg/kg
Moisture Content, ISO 15512: 0.06%
Pellet Shape: Round
Pellet Size: 2 to 2.5 mm
Relative Viscosity, 1% (m/v) in 96% (m/m) sulfuric acid, ISO 307: 3.19 to 3.41
Related Terminology
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: PA6
Generic Name
Generic Name may also be described by the following terms: PA6.
Features may also be described by the following terms: Medium Viscosity.
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Cast Film, Monofilaments, Monofilament, Bi-axially Oriented Film, Biaxially Oriented Film.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 3 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): EC (1), EU (1), FDA (1).
Available Documents
Processing - Injection Molding (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
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