Technical data

Average technical characteristics

The technical data given is for guidance only, and does not lay claim to be definitive.

To establish the suitability of parts or materials, it is suggested that customers make their own tests for which samples are available on request.

Material data sheets are available to customers, on request if you require technical data for the raw materials used in the manufacture of our plastic fasteners.

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PA = Nylon (Polyamide)
PA - GF = Nylon Glass filled

PP = Polypropylene
POM = Polyacetal (Delrin)

PE - HD = Polyethylene
PVDF = Polyvinylfluoride

 PAPA - GFPPPOMPE - HDPVDF
Mechanical properties
Density 1,14 g/cm³ 1,29 g/cm³ 0,90 g/cm³ 1,40 g/cm³ 0,95 g/cm³ 1,76 g/cm³
Humidity absorbtion 2,6 % 1,8 % 0,1 % 0,28 % 0,1 % 0,04 %
Modulus of elasticity 1100 Mpa 5300 Mpa 1000 Mpa 3000 Mpa 1100 Mpa 2300 Mpa
Elongation 4,5 à 20% 4 à 5% - 8 à 25% - 8 à 10%
Hardness - - 73 Shore D 83 Shore D 70 Shore D 78 Shore D
Thermic properties
Normal working temperature +70 à +100 °C +100 à +130 °C +100 °C +85 à +95 °C +70 à +80 °C +110 °C
Peak temperature +150 à +170 °C +180 °C +140 °C +140 °C +90 °C +150 °C
Minimum working temperature -30 °C -40 °C -30 °C -40 °C -40 °C -40 °C
Melting point +250 °C +255 °C +170 °C +165 °C +135 °C +170 °C
Combustibility V2 UL 94 - - HB UL 94 HB UL 94 VO UL 94
Electrical properties
Transversal resistance 10¹² ohm.cm 10¹⁵ ohm.cm 10¹⁷ ohm.cm 10¹⁵ ohm.cm 10¹⁷ ohm.cm 10¹⁴ ohm.cm
Dielectric strength 30 Kv/mm 60 Kv/mm 50 Kv/mm 20 Kv/mm 50 Kv/mm 20 Kv/mm
 

Table of resistance to liquids

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 Good resistance
 Limited resistance
   Not resistant

* ASTM D 570

Note : The above information is given according to the raw materials manufacturer's data.

 

Tightening torque curve *

*  tightening torque at break (Nylon 6.6).

Tensile strength curve *

* tensile strength at break (Nylon 6.6).