Akulon® Ultraflow K-FHG7 /A

35% Glass Reinforced, Heat Stabilized, High Flow

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
Design challenge
Downsizing & Miniaturization
Automotive OEM
FIAT CHRYSLER, PSA, RENAULT, VW
OEM Specification
FCA-MS50017(MS-DB-41)-CPN3884-(2017-02)
FTM64-0043-(2014-09)
PMR (2019-02)
VW50134 (2015-09)

Rheological properties

Molding shrinkage (parallel)
0.3
%
Molding shrinkage (normal)
1
%

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
11000
MPa
Stress at break
185
MPa
Strain at break
3.3
%
Flexural modulus
10000
MPa
Flexural strength
255
MPa
Charpy impact strength (+23°C)
95
kJ/m²
Charpy impact strength (-30°C)
70
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (+23°C)
15
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (-30°C)
12
kJ/m²

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
220
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (1.80 MPa)
200
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (0.45 MPa)
220
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (8.00 MPa)
177
°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (parallel)
0.15
E-4/°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (normal)
0.6
E-4/°C
Burning Behav. at 1.5 mm nom. thickn.
HB
class

Electrical properties

Relative permittivity (100Hz)
3.5
-
Relative permittivity (1 MHz)
3.3
-
Dissipation factor (100 Hz)
50
E-4
Dissipation factor (1 MHz)
150
E-4
Volume resistivity
>1E13
Ohm*m
Surface resistivity
Ohm
Comparative tracking index
500
V

Other properties

Water absorption
5.6
%
Humidity absorption
1.7
%
Density
1400
kg/m³

Rheological calculation properties

Density of melt
1200
kg/m³
Thermal conductivity of melt
0.27
W/(m K)
Spec. heat capacity melt
2170
J/(kg K)
Eff. thermal diffusivity
1.02E-7
m²/s

Diagrams

Applications

Cylinder head covers

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Faster injection molding process</li> <li>Holding step eliminated</li> <li>Shorter cooling time</li> <li>Lower weight</li> <li>Lower warpage</li> </ul>

Fan & shrouds

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Faster injection molding process</li> <li>Holding step eliminated</li> <li>Shorter cooling time</li> <li>Lower weight</li> <li>Lower warpage</li> </ul>

Instrument panels

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Faster injection molding process</li> <li>Holding step eliminated</li> <li>Shorter cooling time</li> <li>Lower weight</li> <li>Lower warpage</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>

Sunroof frame

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Faster injection molding process</li> <li>Holding step eliminated</li> <li>Shorter cooling time</li> <li>Lower weight</li> <li>Lower warpage</li> </ul>

Thermoplastic Oil Pan

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>40% less weight and up to 50% lower system costs compared to metal</li> <li>Higher productivity possible with Ultraflow technology</li> <li>Higher durability, even higher than PA66</li> <li>Proven concept</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>