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PA6 - extruded polyamide 6

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Other material names PA6: silon, nylon
Material group: 

This material offers an optimal combination of mechanical strength, stiffness, toughness, mechanical damping properties and wear resistance. These properties, together with good electrical insulating properties and a good chemical resistance make PA6 a “general purpose” grade for mechanical construction and maintenance.


Color of material: 
Typical applications: 
  • Rollers
  • Slide bearings
  • Slide elements
  • Components under varying stress
  • Parts subject to high impacts and shocks
The material is used in: 
Electrotechnical industry
Automobile industry
Packaging industry
Engineering industry
Production of single-purpose machines
  • High mechanical strength, stiffness, hardness and toughness
  • Good fatigue resistance
  • High mechanical damping ability
  • Good sliding properties
  • Excellent wear resistance
  • Good electrical insulating properties
  • Good resistance to high energy radiation (gamma- and X-rays)
  • Good machinability
Material availability: 
Material is in stock

Group of materials Polyamide:

Some trade names of the material
Tecamid® 6
Murylon® B
Ertalon® 6 SA
Sustamid® 6
Zellamid® 202
Trade names unprotected reg. mark: 
silon, nylon