PA 6 (Polyamide 6)

ISO-MID PA 6 is a semi-crystalline thermoplastic, which has proven itself particularly by its favourable characteristics at high temperatures. Due to its balanced mechanical properties, ISO-MID PA 6 is widely used as a material for sliding bearings, rollers or gears. 


  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Packaging and materials handling


  • Finished parts


  • Good damping and abrasion characteristics
  • Higher temperature resistance
  • Low length expansion at temperature fluctuations
  • Good machinability

Material Characteristics ISO-MID PA 6

Material Code DIN 7728: PA 6

CharacteristicsValueUnitTesting method
Density1,15g/cm3DIN EN ISO 1183-1
Shore D hardness≈80Scale DDIN EN ISO 868
Surface resistivity≤1014DIN EN 60093
Application temperature (short-term)-30 / +170°C
Application temperature (long-term)-30 / +100°C
Food contact suitabilityapproved

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Note: The information above does not guarantee certain characteristics. The respective user is responsible for the decision on the suitability of a material for a specific application. The aforementioned information corresponds with our current knowledge.