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Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Kuraray
GENESTAR™ R480G by Kuraray is a standard, heat resistant polyamide 9C (PA-9C) grade. It exhibits an excellent balance of high brightness and long-term reliability. GENESTAR™ R480G is suitable for processing by injection molding and used in LED reflectors.
Product Type
PA (Polyamide, Nylon) > PPA
Physical Form
Product Status
Applications/ Recommended for
  • Automotive > Lighting - Reflectors
  • Injection molding - thermoplastics
Key Features
  • Brightness, Good
  • Heat Resistance, Good

GENESTAR™ R480G Properties

Physical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Water Absorption
0.19 %
(At 23°C, 24 hr in water)
ISO 62
Bar-flow Length
60 mm
(At 0.5 mm, 320°C, 750 kgf)
Linear Mold Shrinkage, Flow
1.4 %
(At 23°C)
ISO 294-4

GENESTAR™ R480G Processing Guidelines

Injection Molding Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Drying Temperature
120 °C
Drying Time
5 hr
Melt Temperature
315 - 325 °C

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