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Grilon® BFZ 3 Data Sheet

Polyamide 6

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Product Description
Grilon® BFZ 3 is a Polyamide 6 (Nylon 6) material. It is available in Africa & Middle East, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, or North America for blow molding, extrusion, injection molding, or injection stretch blow molding.

Important attributes of Grilon® BFZ 3 are:
  • Flame Retardant/Flame Rated
  • RoHS Compliant
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Flexibility
  • Impact Modified

Typical applications include:
  • Consumer Goods
  • Containers
  • Electrical/Electronic Applications
  • Engineering/Industrial Parts
  • Hose
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Additive 
  • Impact Modifier
Features 
  • Barrier Resin
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Flexibility
  • Impact Modified
 
Uses 
  • Blow Molding Applications
  • Blown Containers
  • Consumer Applications
  • Electrical/Electronic Applications
  • Engineering Parts
  • Hydraulic Applications
  • Industrial Applications
  • Packaging
  • Pneumatic Applications
  • Power/Other Tools
  • Tubing
  • Wire & Cable Applications
Agency Ratings 
 
RoHS Compliance 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Blow Molding
  • Extrusion
  • Injection Molding
  • Injection Stretch Blow Molding
 
Physical
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Density
--
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Molding Shrinkage
      ISO 294-4
Across Flow
--
%
 
Flow
--
%
 
Water Absorption
      ISO 62
Saturation, 73°F
--
%
 
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
--
%
 
Mechanical
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Stress (Yield)
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strain (Yield)
%
ISO 527-2
Nominal Tensile Strain at Break
%
ISO 527-2
Impact
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
      ISO 179/1eA
-22°F
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
ft·lb/in²
 
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength
      ISO 179/1eU
-22°F
 
 
73°F
 
 
Hardness
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Ball Indentation Hardness
psi
ISO 2039-1
Thermal
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature
       
66 psi, Unannealed
--
°F
ISO 75-2/B
264 psi, Unannealed
--
°F
ISO 75-2/A
Continuous Use Temperature
      Internal Method
-- 2
--
°F
 
-- 3
--
°F
 
Melting Temperature 4
--
°F
ISO 11357-3
CLTE
      ISO 11359-2
Flow
--
in/in/°F
 
Transverse
--
in/in/°F
 
Electrical
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
--
ohm
IEC 60093
Volume Resistivity
ohm·cm
IEC 60093
Electric Strength
V/mil
IEC 60243-1
Comparative Tracking Index
--
V
IEC 60112
Flammability
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
Flammability Classification (0.0315 in)
--
 
IEC 60695-11-10, -20
Additional Information
Dry
Conditioned
Unit
Test Method
ISO Type
--
 
ISO 1874
Related Terminology
Dry
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: Gryvory, Grillon
Conditioned
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: Gryvory, Grillon
Generic Name
Dry
Generic Name may also be described by the following terms: PA6.
Conditioned
Generic Name may also be described by the following terms: PA6.
Features
Dry
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Flexibility, Flexible.
Uses
Dry
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Tubing, Tube, Power Tools, Tools, Blow Containers, Blown Container, Engineering Parts, Electrical Applications, Electronic Applications, Electrical/Electronic Applications, Electrical Sector, Wire and Cable Applications, Wire & Cable Applications.
Agency Ratings
Dry
This plastic material has 2 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): EU (1), FDA (1).
Available Documents
Dry
Processing - Injection (German)
Processing - Pipe Extrusion (German)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Long Term
3Short Term
410°C/min
 
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