Polyamide 12 with 30 % glass fibre (PA 12 GF30)

We use this material in the following process(es):

  • Extrusion.
    Extruded profiles and semifinished products
  • Machined parts.
    Lathed and milled parts in single and serial production
  • Injection moulding.
    Injection moulded parts up to 16000 g
  • Thermoplastic structure foaming (TSF).
    Multi functional parts and housings up to 16 kg

General properties
Material number 1182
Density ISO 1183 1,22 g/cm³
Transparency op
Condition of the test specimen dry / luftfeucht

Mechanical properties
Stress at yield ISO 527 MPa
Tensile strength ISO 527 105 MPa
Elongation at break ISO 527 8 %
Tensile modulus ISO 527 6000 MPa
Tensile creep modulus (0,5% 1000h) ISO 899-1 3500 MPa
Flexural strength ISO 178 MPa
Flexural fatigue strength (107 cycles) ASTM D671 MPa
Ball pressure hardness ISO 2039-1 160 MPa
Standard for ball pressure hardness H358 / 30
Hardness Shore (A/D) or Rockwell (R/L/M) ISO 868, ISO 2039-2 -
Izod impact strength 23 °C ISO 180/1C KJ/m²
Izod impact strength -30 °C ISO 180/1C KJ/m²
Izod notched impact strength 23 °C ISO 180/1A KJ/m²
Izod notched impact strength -30 °C ISO 180/1A KJ/m²
Charpy impact strength 23 °C ISO 179/1eU 80 KJ/m²
Charpy impact strength -30 °C ISO 179/1eU 80 KJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength 23 °C ISO 179/1eA 20 KJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength -30 °C ISO 179/1eA 15 KJ/m²
Izod notched impact strength 23 °C ISO 180/4A J/m
Izod notched impact strength -40 °C ISO 180/4A J/m
Friction against steel without lubrication -
Abrasion relative to pressure (µm/km)/MPa

Electrical properties
Dielectric constant 50 Hz IEC 60250 3 -
Dielectric constant 1 MHz IEC 60250 3 -
Dissipation factor 50 Hz IEC 60250 750 10-4
Dissipation factor 1 MHz IEC 60250 300 10-4
Dielectric strength IEC 60243-1 35 kV/mm
Thickness for electric strength 1,0 mm
Volume resistivity IEC 60093 1E13 Ω · m
Surface resistivity IEC 60093 1E14
Comparative tracking index IEC 60112 550 -
Comparative tracking index CTI M IEC 60112 -

Thermal properties
Thermal conductance ISO 22007 0,25 W/K m
Specific heat IEC 1006 J/g K
Linear thermal expansion along|cross to direction of flow ISO 11359 20 | 150 10-6/K
Melting point ISO 11357 180 °C
Heat distortion temperature A ISO 75 HDT/A (1,8 MPa) 160 °C
Heat distortion temperature B ISO 75 HDT/B (0,45 MPa) 170 °C
Vicat softening point A ISO 306 VST/A/50 (10 N) °C
Vicat softening point B ISO 306 VST/B/50 (50 N) 170 °C
Short time use temperature 150 °C
Continuous use temperature 110 5) °C
Minimal use temperature -70 °C

Chemical properties
mineral oils +
Aliphatic hydrocarbons +
Aromatic hydrocarbons +
Petrol +
Weak mineral acids +
Strong mineral acids
Weak organic acids +
Strong organic acids
Oxidising acids
Weak alkalis o
Strong alkalis
Trichlorethylene o
Perchlorethylene +
Acetone +
Alcohol +
Hot water (hydrolysis resistance) o
UV-light and weathering o

Other properties
Humidity absorption at 23°C/50% ISO 62 0,6 %
Water absorption ISO 62 1,1 %
Flammability UL 94 IEC 60695-11-10 HB -
Thickness for UL 94 0,75 mm
Limiting oxygen index ISO 4589 %
Raw material Grilamid LV-3H (EMS)


5): Thermal ageing UL 746 (RTI) Mechanical W/O Imp., 40000 h
na: not applicable
+: resistant
o: partly resistant
-: not resistant

The figures in this datasheet are guide values. The values are affected by processing conditions, modifications, additives and environmental conditions and they do not release you from the obligation to check the validity and to undertake tests on your own. The information given is based on our state of knowledge. The material data is not to be construed as guaranteeing specific properties and the data can not be used to deduce the suitability for a particular application.

It remains the responsibility of the user of our products not to infringe patent rights and to comply with existing laws and regulations.