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Amodel® AFA-6145 V0 Z Data Sheet

Polyphthalamide

45% Glass Fiber

Supplied by Solvay Specialty Polymers

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Product Description
Amodel® AFA-6145 V0 Z is a 45% glass-fiber reinforced, flame retardant grade of polyphthalamide (PPA) resin specifically formulated for connector applications requiring compatibility with both infrared and vapor phase soldering operations typically used by the electronics industry.

Amodel® AFA-6145 V0 Z offers high flow and short molding cycles, thereby enhancing molding productivity and lowering costs.

  • Black: AFA-6145 V0 Z BK 324
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Filler / Reinforcement 
  • Glass Fiber, 45% Filler by Weight
Additive 
  • Flame Retardant
Features 
  • Flame Retardant
  • Good Chemical Resistance
  • Good Dimensional Stability
  • Good Electrical Properties
  • Good Stiffness
  • High Flow
  • High Strength
  • Hot Water Moldability
Uses 
  • Automotive Applications
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Automotive Under the Hood
  • Cell Phones
  • Connectors
  • Housings
  • Industrial Applications
  • Industrial Parts
RoHS Compliance 
Automotive Specifications 
Appearance 
  • Black
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Water-Heated Mold Injection Molding
Multi-Point Data 
  • Viscosity vs. Shear Rate (ISO 11403-2)
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ISO 1183/A
Molding Shrinkage
    ASTM D955
Flow
in/in
 
Across Flow
in/in
 
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength (Break)
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation (Break)
%
ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus
psi
ASTM D790
Flexural Strength
psi
ASTM D790
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi, Unannealed)
°F
ASTM D648
Peak Melting Temperature
°F
ASTM D3418
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
ohm
ASTM D257
Volume Resistivity
ohm·cm
ASTM D257
Dielectric Strength (0.0625 in)
V/mil
ASTM D149
Dielectric Constant (1 MHz)
 
ASTM D150
Dissipation Factor (1 MHz)
 
ASTM D150
Comparative Tracking Index (CTI)
 
UL 746
High Amp Arc Ignition (HAI)
    UL 746
0.0295 in
 
 
0.0591 in
 
 
0.118 in
 
 
Hot-wire Ignition (HWI)
    UL 746
0.0295 in
 
 
0.0591 in
 
 
0.118 in
 
 
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flame Rating 2 (0.0313 in)
 
UL 94
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Chemical Resistance, Chemical Resistant, Good Dimensional Stability, Dimensionally Stable, Good Electrical Properties, High Flow, High Melt, High MFI, Hot Water Moldable, Good Stiffness, High Strength.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Housings, Housing, Industrial Parts, Automotive Applications, Automotive Sector, Cell Phones, Cellular Telephone.
Automotive Specifications
This plastic material has approval for 1 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): ASTM (1).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
°F
 
Drying Time
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
%
 
Rear Temperature
°F
 
Front Temperature
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Mold Temperature
°F
 
Injection Rate
 
 
Injection Notes
Injection Rate: 3 to 4 in/sec
Adjust holding pressure to 1/2 injection pressure.
Set hold time to maximize part weight.
A general purpose screw is recommended, with minimum back pressure.
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2This flammability rating is not intended to reflect hazards presented by this or any other
material under actual fire conditions.
 
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