PA 12C

PA 12C offers superior performance where dimensional stability, chemical resistance, electrical properties, abrasion resistance and impact strength are important requirements. PA 12C delivers unmatched performance in many high speed wheel and roller applications and is also well suited for power transmission and materials handling components.

Key features

  • No expansion due to moisture absorption
  • Best resistance to chemicals and hydrolysis
  • Lowest weight of all Polyamides
  • High notch impact resistance even at very low temperatures
  • Excellent resistance to wear and pressure
  • Good sliding properties
  • Maintaining its shape and dimensions
  • Long lasting life cycle


Property Unit of measure Value
Tensile StrengthMpa60
Elongation at Break%>40
Modulus of ElasticityMPa2000
Impact Strengthkj/m²13.00
Compressive StrengthMPa85
Shear StrengthMPa
Shore HardnessD Scale
Co-efficient of Frictionμ
Water Absorption @ 23 Deg C%
Service Temperature IntermittentᵒC155
Service Temperature ContinuousᵒC110
Melting pointᵒC178
Thermal ConductivityW/m.ᵒC0.30
Dielectric StrengthkV/mm
Volume ResistivityΩ.cm
Surface Resistivity10¹³
Arc ResistanceSec