Akulon® K224-LG6 /E

30% Glass Reinforced, Injection Molding, Improved UV-stability

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
Degradation & Stability | UV stability
Automotive OEM
FIAT CHRYSLER, GM, RENAULT
OEM Specification
FCA-MS50017(MS-DB-41)-CPN4873-(2017-02)
FCA-MS50017(MS-DB-41)-CPN4988-(2017-02)
GMW16556P-PA6-GF30
PMR (2019-02)

Rheological properties

Molding shrinkage (parallel)
0.2
%
Molding shrinkage (normal)
1.1
%

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
9500
MPa
Stress at break
180
MPa
Strain at break
3.5
%
Flexural modulus
8600
MPa
Flexural strength
235
MPa
Charpy impact strength (+23°C)
90
kJ/m²
Charpy impact strength (-30°C)
75
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (+23°C)
12
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (-30°C)
11
kJ/m²

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
220
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (1.80 MPa)
210
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (0.45 MPa)
220
°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
0.75
mm
UL recognition
Yes
-

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
1E12
Ohm*m
Surface resistivity
Ohm
Electric strength
30
kV/mm
Comparative tracking index
V

Other properties

Water absorption
6.3
%
Humidity absorption
1.9
%
Density
1350
kg/m³

Rheological calculation properties

Density of melt
1150
kg/m³
Thermal conductivity of melt
0.27
W/(m K)
Spec. heat capacity melt
2110
J/(kg K)
Eff. thermal diffusivity
1.12E-7
m²/s

Diagrams