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Agimid® Polyamide 12

The Agimid® Polyamide 12 products are first choice quality polymer compounds could be either custom-made or according to the stringent norms either for automotive or railways such as DIN 73378, SAE J844, GB 16897:2010 or EN45545-2. The natural products will be suitable for coloration in order that our customers could manufacture their products depending the need of their consumers. 

Detailed features 

  • High abrasion resistance
  • High friction resistance
  • Stable modulus with moist environment
  • Lightest engineering polymer
  • Low water absorption

Specific Features 

  • Flame retardant minimum V1, >LOI 28 according EN45545
  • Reinforcement with glass-fibers
  • Conductive & Antistatic
  • According to DIN 73338, GB16897:2010

The Agimid® Polyamide 12, thanks to its mechanical properties along with the chemical, physical and high aging resistance. Agimid PA12 grades includes flame retardant, conductive, antistatic, reinforcement with glass fibers characteristics.

Main applications

  • Tubes, coils & spirals for compressed air
  • Fuel lines 
  • Fiber optic & power cables 
  • Air brake lines 
  • Multilayer tubes for air brake systems 
  • Car keys 
  • Fittings, clips, brackets & fastening systems 
  • Cable ties 
  • Power Conveyor belt 
  • Medical splints 

Agimid® Polyamide 12 properties in detail, compared to other grades in their field

Lightweight

Agimid® PA12 resins are exceptionally lightweight with a neat resin density <1.03 g/cm3. With many industries looking for ways to reduce weight in their designs, Agimid® polyamide 12 grades can provide long term durability and strength, making metal replacement even more possible.

 

Melting Point

Agimid® PA12 has a slightly low melting point. When comparing to other polymers here. This gives Agimid® PA12 an all round benefit in use for various injection moulders or extrudors. Extremely easy processing and handling is a widely acknowledged benefit of this material. 

Impact Resistance

Agimid® PA12 generally outperforms PA10.10, PA6 and PA6.6 when it comes to impact resistance. Polyamide 12 is especially tough at low temperatures. This incredible toughness can be attributed to Agimid® PA12's fine crystalline grid and spherolitical structure, as well as its molecular weight and polydispersity.

Flexibility

Agimid® PA12 is available in a range of flexibilities. This is made possible by the addition of plasticizers (to increase flexibility) and carbon or glass fiber/beads (to increase rigidity). Agimid® PA12 also maintains its properties after exposed to moisture, compared to short-chain polyamides like PA6 and PA66, which are very susceptible to losing performance over time.

Agimid® PA12 grades available!

Within the recycled Polyamide 12 Agimid® grades we have a variety available for sampling. Reach out to our teams for more information.

 

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