Akulon® IG-HG5

25% 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

Rheological properties

Molding shrinkage [parallel]
0.4
%
Molding shrinkage [normal]
1.2
%

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
9000
MPa
Tensile modulus (120°C)
4000
MPa
Tensile modulus (150°C)
3800
MPa
Tensile modulus (180°C)
3300
MPa
Tensile modulus (200°C)
2900
MPa
Stress at break
190
MPa
Stress at break (120°C)
90
MPa
Stress at break (150°C)
80
MPa
Stress at break (180°C)
75
MPa
Stress at break (200°C)
55
MPa
Strain at break
3.5
%
Strain at break (120°C)
9.6
%
Strain at break (150°C)
9.7
%
Strain at break (180°C)
10
%
Strain at break (200°C)
10
%
Charpy impact strength (+23°C)
65
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (+23°C)
11
kJ/m²

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
280
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (1.80 MPa)
250
°C

Other properties

Humidity absorption
2.3
%
Density
1350
kg/m³

Diagrams