Akulon® CO-KGV4 /A JN.00.86

30% Glass Reinforced, Heat Stabilized, Flame Retardant (halogen- phosphorous-free)

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
Flame Retardancy | Halogen free

Rheological properties

Molding shrinkage [parallel]
1.1
%
Molding shrinkage [normal]
1.1
%

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
4800
MPa
Stress at break
63
MPa
Strain at break
3
%
Charpy notched impact strength (+23°C)
2
kJ/m²

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
220
°C
Burning Behav. at 1.5 mm nom. thickn.
V-2
class
Thickness tested
1.6
mm
UL recognition
Yes
-
Burning Behav. at thickness h
V-2
class
Thickness tested
0.8
mm
UL recognition
Yes
-
Ball pressure temperature
200
°C
Glow Wire Flammability Index GWFI
960
°C
GWFI (Thickness (1) tested)
1.6
mm
Glow Wire Flammability Index GWFI
960
°C
GWFI (Thickness (2) tested)
0.8
mm
Glow Wire Ignition Temperature GWIT
725
°C
GWIT (Thickness (1) tested)
1.6
mm
Glow Wire Ignition Temperature GWIT
725
°C
GWIT (Thickness (2) tested)
0.8
mm
Relative Temperature Index - electrical
140
°C
RTI electrical (Thickness (1) tested)
0.8
mm
Relative Temperature Index - electrical
140
°C
RTI electrical (Thickness (2) tested)
3
mm
Relative Temperature Index - without impact
130
°C
RTI without impact (Thickness (1) tested)
0.8
mm
Relative Temperature Index - without impact
130
°C
RTI without impact (Thickness (2) tested)
3
mm

Electrical properties

Relative permittivity (100Hz)
4.3
-
Relative permittivity (1 MHz)
3.8
-
Dissipation factor (100 Hz)
130
E-4
Dissipation factor (1 MHz)
210
E-4
Volume resistivity
1E13
Ohm*m
Electric strength
30
kV/mm
Comparative tracking index
600
V

Other properties

Water absorption
6.5
%
Humidity absorption
2
%
Density
1340
kg/m³

Applications

Miniature Circuit Breakers

Industry
Electrical
  • Akulon® PA6 allows for reliable solutions due to up to 30% improved electrical endurance compared to conventional materials
  • Akulon® PA6 allows for more appealing solutions due to enhanced aesthetics
  • Akulon® PA6 allows for system cost reduction up to 15% compared to thermoset compounds due to potential reduction of wall thicknesses by up to 2/3rd and due to potential part integration possibilities

Molded case circuit breakers

Industry
Electrical
  • Akulon® PA6, Stanyl® PA46 and ForTii® PA4T allow for reliable solutions due to up-to 30% improved electrical endurance compared to conventional materials
  • Akulon® PA6, Stanyl® PA46 and ForTii® PA4T allow for more appealing solutions due to enhanced aesthetics
  • Akulon® PA6, Stanyl® PA46 and ForTii® PA4T allow for system cost reduction up to 15% compared to thermoset compounds due to potential reduction of wall thicknesses by up to 2/3rd and due to potential part integration possibilities