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Akulon® K240-HPG3

Technical Datasheet | Supplied by DSM
Akulon® K240-HPG3 by DSM is a heat stabilized polyamide 6 grade reinforced with 15% glass fiber. It exhibits chemical resistance. It is suitable for processing by extrusion blow molding. Akulon® K240-HPG3 is used in automotive applications like clean-, cold charged- and hot charged- air inlet ducts for engines.
Product Type
PA (Polyamide, Nylon) > PA 6 (Nylon 6)
CAS Number
Physical Form
Product Status
Geographical Availability
Central and Eastern Europe, Western Europe
Applications/ Recommended for
  • Automotive
  • Extrusion > Blow molding
Key Features
  • Heat stabilized
  • Chemical resistance, Good
  • Filled, Glass Fiber

Akulon® K240-HPG3 Properties

Mechanical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Impact Strength, Charpy
80 kJ/m²
ISO 179/1eU
Impact Strength, Charpy
90 kJ/m²
ISO 179/1eU
Impact Strength, Notched Charpy
20 kJ/m²
ISO 179/1eA

Akulon® K240-HPG3 Processing Guidelines

Extrusion Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Feed Temperature
240 - 260 °C
Compression Temperature
240 - 260 °C
Metering Temperature
240 - 260 °C
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