PA 6 inductively detectable blue

This PA 6 is modified with an metal detectable filler, and is likewise pigmented with a food compliant blue colorant. Ensinger manufactures the product under the tradename TECAMID 6 ID blue. This polyamide modification can be detected by the standard metal detection equipment that is typically used in the quality inspection process typical in most food industry processing facilities.



Chemical designation
PA 6 (Polyamide 6)
blue grey
1,24 g/cm3

Main Features

  • high toughness
  • resistant to many oils, greases and fuels
  • electrically insulating
  • good wear properties
  • good weldable and bondable
  • good slide and wear properties
  • high strength
  • good machinability

Target industries

Technical details

  • Mechanical properties
    Mechanical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Elongation at break (tensile test)21%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Elongation at yield4%50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Tensile strength80MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Modulus of elasticity
    (tensile test)
    3600MPa1mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
    Impact strength (Charpy)n.b.kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eU
    Notched impact strength (Charpy)4kJ/m2max. 7,5JDIN EN ISO 179-1eA
    Tensile strength at yield80MPa50mm/minDIN EN ISO 527-2
  • Thermal properties
    Thermal propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Service temperature160Cshort termNN
    Melting temperature220CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Glass transition temperature45CDIN EN ISO 11357
    Service temperature100Clong termNN
  • Electrical properties
    Electrical propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    surface resistivity1013OSilver electrode, 23°C, 12% r.h.DIN IEC 60093
  • Other properties
    Other propertiesValueUnitParameterNorm
    Water absorption0.6%24h / 96h (23°C)DIN EN ISO 62
    Resistance to hot water/ bases(+)--
    Flammability (UL94)HB-corresponding toDIN IEC 60695-11-10;
    Resistance to weathering---

Stock program