Akulon® F223-D

Low/Medium Viscosity

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, CALLOUT, MERCEDES, VW
OEM Specification
ASTM D6779 PA0211
DBL 5403.00 (2013-12)
GS 93016 (2011-01)
VW50134-PA6-1-A

Rheological properties

Melt volume-flow rate
44
cm³/10min
Temperature
260
°C
Load
2.16
kg
Melt flow index MFI
44
g/10min
MFI test temperature
260
°C
MFI test load
2.16
kg
Molding shrinkage (parallel)
1.1
%
Molding shrinkage (normal)
1.1
%

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
3200
MPa
Yield stress
85
MPa
Yield strain
4
%
Nominal strain at break
20
%
Flexural modulus
2600
MPa
Flexural strength
100
MPa
Charpy impact strength (+23°C)
N
kJ/m²
Charpy impact strength (-30°C)
N
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (+23°C)
8
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (-30°C)
5
kJ/m²

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
220
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (1.80 MPa)
60
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (0.45 MPa)
160
°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (parallel)
0.9
E-4/°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (normal)
1
E-4/°C
Burning Behav. at 1.5 mm nom. thickn.
V-2
class
Thickness tested
1.5
mm
UL recognition
Yes
-
Burning Behav. at thickness h
V-2
class
Thickness tested
0.75
mm
UL recognition
Yes
-
Oxygen index
26
%
Ball pressure temperature
205
°C
Glow Wire Flammability Index GWFI
900
°C
GWFI (Thickness (1) tested)
1.5
mm
Glow Wire Flammability Index GWFI
875
°C
GWFI (Thickness (2) tested)
0.75
mm
Glow Wire Ignition Temperature GWIT
825
°C
GWIT (Thickness (1) tested)
1.5
mm
Glow Wire Ignition Temperature GWIT
875
°C
GWIT (Thickness (2) tested)
1
mm
Relative Temperature Index - electrical
120
°C
RTI electrical (Thickness (1) tested)
0.75
mm
Relative Temperature Index - electrical
120
°C
RTI electrical (Thickness (2) tested)
3
mm
Relative Temperature Index - with impact
65
°C
RTI with impact (Thickness (1) tested)
0.75
mm
Relative Temperature Index - with impact
70
°C
RTI with impact (Thickness (2) tested)
3
mm
Relative Temperature Index - without impact
85
°C
RTI without impact (Thickness (1) tested)
0.75
mm
Relative Temperature Index - without impact
85
°C
RTI without impact (Thickness (2) tested)
3
mm

Electrical properties

Relative permittivity (100Hz)
3.4
-
Relative permittivity (1 MHz)
3.1
-
Dissipation factor (100 Hz)
65
E-4
Dissipation factor (1 MHz)
165
E-4
Volume resistivity
1E13
Ohm*m
Surface resistivity
Ohm
Electric strength
30
kV/mm
Comparative tracking index
V

Other properties

Water absorption
10
%
Humidity absorption
2.8
%
Density
1130
kg/m³

Material specific properties

Viscosity number
129
cm³/g

Rheological calculation properties

Density of melt
960
kg/m³
Thermal conductivity of melt
0.23
W/(m K)
Spec. heat capacity melt
2680
J/(kg K)
Eff. thermal diffusivity
8.82E-8
m²/s

Diagrams

Applications

CEE connectors

Industry
Electrical
Material
  • <ul> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for reliable solutions due to good electrical and mechanical properties (especially impact resistance) at low & high temperatures, excellent CTI values, UL94 V2 at 0.75 mm certification</li> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for colourfull designs due to good colourability with master batches</li> </ul>

EV Charging Connectors

Industry
Electrical
Material
  • <ul> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for reliable solutions due to good electrical and mechanical properties (especially impact resistance) at low & high temperatures, excellent CTI and arc resistance values, UL94 V2 at 0.75 mm certification</li> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for appealing designs due to good surface aesthetics and for colourfull designs due to good colourability with master batches</li> </ul>

Industrial Connectors

Industry
Electrical
Material
  • <ul> <li>ForTii® PA4T allows for reliable solutions due to good electrical and mechanical properties (especially impact resistance) at low & high temperatures, excellent CTI values, UL94 V2 at 0.75 mm certification</li> <li>ForTii® PA4T allows for colourfull designs due to good colourability with master batches</li> </ul>

Terminal Blocks

Industry
Electrical
  • Akulon® PA6, Arnite® PBT, Stanyl® PA46 and ForTii® PA4T allow for reliable solutions due to good mechanical properties at low & high temperatures and due to excellent CTI values

Wall plates

Industry
Electrical
Material
  • <ul> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for reliable solutions due to good electrical and mechanical properties (especially impact resistance) at low & high temperatures, excellent CTI values, UL94 V2 at 0.75 mm certification</li> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for colourfull designs due to good colourability with master batches</li> </ul>