Akulon® S223-HG6

30% Glass Reinforced, Heat Stabilized

General Information

Akulon® is our family of high performance polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 materials, used by customers across the world in applications ranging from automotive, electronics & electrical, to furniture and packaging.
We offer Akulon® grades for injection molding, blow molding and extrusion (including barrier film, stock shapes, convoluted tubes, and mono and multi filament).
In molded parts the material offers an excellent balance of easy design and processing with outstanding mechanical properties over a wide temperature range and in diverse conditions. Meanwhile for extrusion the strength, resilience and easy processing of Akulon® sets the market standards.
Special features
Regulatory Affairs
Processing technology
Injection Molding
Automotive OEM
BMW, GM, MERCEDES, PSA, RENAULT, VW
OEM Specification
01994-16-00818-(2018-05)
DBL 5406.00 (2003-12)
DBL 5406.10 (2003-12)
DBL 5410.00 (2010-08)
GMW3038P-PA66-GF30H
GMW3038P-PA66-GF30J
GS 93016 (2011-01)
PMR (2019-02)
VW50133-PA66-6-A(2015-08)

Rheological properties

Melt volume-flow rate
12.7
cm³/10min
Temperature
275
°C
Load
5
kg
Melt flow index MFI
15.3
g/10min
MFI test temperature
275
°C
MFI test load
5
kg
Molding shrinkage [parallel]
0.2
%
Molding shrinkage [normal]
1.2
%

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
9950
MPa
Tensile modulus (120°C)
4630
MPa
Tensile modulus (140°C)
4200
MPa
Stress at break
200
MPa
Stress at break (120°C)
100
MPa
Stress at break (140°C)
92
MPa
Strain at break
3.6
%
Flexural modulus
8400
MPa
Flexural strength
250
MPa
Charpy impact strength (+23°C)
81
kJ/m²
Charpy impact strength (-30°C)
65
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (+23°C)
10
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (-30°C)
9
kJ/m²

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
260
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (1.80 MPa)
250
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (0.45 MPa)
260
°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (parallel)
0.2
E-4/°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (normal)
0.7
E-4/°C
Burning Behav. at 1.5 mm nom. thickn.
HB
class
Thickness tested
1.5
mm
UL recognition
Yes
-
Burning Behav. at thickness h
HB
class
Thickness tested
0.71
mm
UL recognition
Yes
-
Relative Temperature Index - electrical
140
°C
RTI electrical (Thickness (1) tested)
0.71
mm
Relative Temperature Index - electrical
140
°C
RTI electrical (Thickness (2) tested)
3
mm
Relative Temperature Index - with impact
130
°C
RTI with impact (Thickness (1) tested)
0.71
mm
Relative Temperature Index - with impact
130
°C
RTI with impact (Thickness (2) tested)
3
mm
Relative Temperature Index - without impact
130
°C
RTI without impact (Thickness (1) tested)
0.71
mm
Relative Temperature Index - without impact
130
°C
RTI without impact (Thickness (2) tested)
3
mm
Thermal Index 2500 hrs
183
°C
Thermal Index 5000 hrs
168
°C
Thermal Index 10000 hrs
154
°C
Thermal Index 20000 hrs
141
°C

Electrical properties

Relative permittivity (100Hz)
3.8
-
Relative permittivity (1 MHz)
3.5
-
Dissipation factor (100 Hz)
90
E-4
Dissipation factor (1 MHz)
160
E-4
Volume resistivity
1E12
Ohm*m
Surface resistivity
Ohm
Electric strength
30
kV/mm
Comparative tracking index
500
V

Other properties

Water absorption
6
%
Humidity absorption
1.6
%
Density
1360
kg/m³

Rheological calculation properties

Thermal conductivity of melt
0.28
W/(m K)
Spec. heat capacity melt
2170
J/(kg K)

Diagrams

Applications

Air inlet manifolds

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for light weight (40% lighter) and cost effective solutons as compared to metal</li> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for reliable solutions due to its higher heat ageing resistance and its better welding strength in comparison with PA66</li> <li>Akulon® Ultraflow grades allow for addtional cost effectiveness due to 25% cycle time advantage as compared to standard grades</li> </ul>

Automotive Connectors (2)

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Stanyl® PA46, ForTii® PA4T, EcoPaXX® PA410, Akulon® PA66, Akulon® PA6, Arnite® PBT allow for reliable solutions due to high temperature resistance, high mechanical property levels and good electrical insulation properties</li> <li>Akulon® PA6 and PA66 allow for cost effective solutions due to high mechanical properties (especially toughness and strength)</li> </ul>

Charge Air Cooler Caps

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Stanyl® PA46 allows for light weight solutions (40-50% lighter) and more cost effective solutions than metal</li> <li>Stanyl® PA46 allows for reliable solutions due to its better creep/fatigue resistance than PPS and PPA and in case of Stanyl® Diablo due to its excellent long term temperature resistance up to 230°C</li> <li>Akulon® and EcoPaXX® allow for light weight solutions (40-50% lighter) and more cost effective solutions than metal at the cold side.</li> <li>Xytron™ PPS allows for super high temperatrue resistance for long term.</li> </ul>

E-Boxes

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Akulon® PA6, Arnite® PBT and Stanyl® PA46 allow for reliable solutions due to their high temperature resistance (much higher than PP) and due to their good electrical insulation properties</li> <li>Akulon® PA6, Arnite® PBT and Stanyl® PA46 allow for cost effective solutions due to their ease of processability</li> </ul>

Fuse Holders

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Akulon® PA6, Arnite® PBT and Stanyl® PA46 allow for reliable solutions due to their high temperature resistance (much higher than PP) and due to their good electrical insulation properties</li> <li>Akulon® PA6, Arnite® PBT and Stanyl® PA46 allow for cost effective solutions due to their ease of processability</li> </ul>

Integrated Air Inlet Manifolds (up to 180°C)

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Akulon® Diablo and Akulon® allow for 40% lighter and 20% lower system costs in comparison with metal</li> <li>Akulon® Diablo and Akulon® allow for reliable solutions due to their long term heat resistance up to 200°C resp 180°C and due to their great welding strength</li> </ul>

Off-road Vehicle Oil Pans and Reservoirs

Industry
Consumer goods
  • <ul> <li>Stanyl® PA46 allows for reliable solutions due to its better mechanical properties at elevated temperatures and its much better fatigue resistance as compared to PA66 and PPA</li> <li>Stanyl® PA46 allows for cost effective solutions due to its ease of processing, short injection molding cycle times and good flowability</li> </ul>

Oil Sumps and Pans

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for 40-60% weight reduction and better NVH performance versus metal</li> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for cost effective solutions versus metal (due to the possibility of function integration) and versus PA66 (PA6 more economical choice)</li> <li>Akulon® Ultraflow grades allow even for more cost effectiveness due to 25% cycle time advantage and due to high flowability enabling thinner walled designs</li> </ul>

Positition Sensor

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Stanyl® PA46, ForTii® PA4T, Akulon® PA66, Akulon® PA6, Arnite® PBT allow for reliable solutions due to high temperature resistance, high toughness levels and good electrical insulation properties</li> <li>Stanyl® PA46 allows for cost effective solutions due to a better flowability and processability than PPS and PPA enabling therefore thin wall designs</li> <li>ForTii® PA4T allows for reliable solutions exposed to very high peak temperatures due to its melting point of 325 C</li> </ul>

Speed Sensor

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Stanyl® PA46, ForTii® PA4T, Akulon® PA66, Akulon® PA6, Arnite® PBT allow for reliable solutions due to high temperature resistance, high toughness levels and good electrical insulation properties</li> <li>Stanyl® PA46 allows for cost effective solutions due to a better flowability and processability than PPS and PPA enabling therefore thin wall designs</li> <li>ForTii® PA4T allows for reliable solutions exposed to very high peak temperatures due to its melting point of 325 C</li> </ul>

Temperature Sensor

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Stanyl® PA46, ForTii® PA4T, Akulon® PA66, Akulon® PA6, Arnite® PBT allow for reliable solutions due to high temperature resistance, high toughness levels and good electrical insulation properties</li> <li>Stanyl® PA46 allows for cost effective solutions due to a better flowability and processability than PPS and PPA enabling therefore thin wall designs</li> <li>ForTii® PA4T allows for reliable solutions exposed to very high peak temperatures due to its melting point of 325 C</li> </ul>

Transmission Oil Pans

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for 40-60% weight reduction and better NVH performance versus metal</li> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for cost effective solutions versus metal (due to the possibility of function integration) and versus PA66 (PA6 more economical choice)</li> <li>Akulon® Ultraflow grades allow even for more cost effectiveness due to 25% cycle time advantage and due to high flowability enabling thinner walled designs</li> </ul>

Wheel Speed Sensors

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>EcoPaXX® PA410 allows for reliable solutions due its thermal resistance up to 250°C and better chemical resistance than PA66, its better dimensional stability than PA6 and PA66 due to less moisture uptake</li> <li>EcoPaXX® PA410 allows for very sustainable solutions to its low carbon footprint (70% biobased)</li> <li>Stanyl® PA46 and Akulon® PA66 allow for reliable solutions due to their high melting point of 295 and 260 °C resulting in no deformation at very high sensor tip temperatures</li> </ul>