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Akulon® S240-C

Technical Datasheet | Supplied by DSM
Akulon® S240-C by DSM is a food contact, high viscosity, polyamide 66 grade. It is lubricated and exhibits good chemical resistance. It is suitable for processing by extrusion and injection molding. Akulon® S240-C is recommended for consumer goods for food packaging applications in smokable sausage casings.
Product Type
PA (Polyamide, Nylon) > PA 66 (Nylon 66)
CAS Number
Product Status
Geographical Availability
Central and Eastern Europe, Western Europe
Applications/ Recommended for
  • Households products/ Consumer Goods
  • Packaging > Food - Bags & sachets
  • Extrusion > Films (cast)
  • Injection molding - thermoplastics
Key Features
  • Chemical resistance, Good
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Lubricated
  • Viscosity, High

Akulon® S240-C Properties

Physical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Viscosity number
280 cm3/g
( )
ISO 307, ISO 1157, ISO 1628
1140 kg/m³
( )
ISO 1183
Oxygen Transmission Rate (OTR)
27 cm³/m²-24 hr-bar
(23°C/ 0% RH)
DIS 15105-1/-2

Akulon® S240-C Processing Guidelines

Injection Molding Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Dew Point
-30 - -40 °C
Suggested Max Moisture
< 0.15 %wt
Dew Point (de-humidified driers)
-30 - -40 °C
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