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Ultramid® is BASF’s brand name for partially crystalline, thermoplastic polyamides. The product range encompasses PA 6 brands (Ultramid® B), PA 66 brands (Ultramid® A), PA 6/6T brands (Ultramid® T), as well as brands based on special copolyamides, for instance, PA 66/6.
Due to their outstanding properties these materials have become indispensable in almost all fields of engineering for the most varied components and machine parts, as high-quality electrical insulating materials and for many special applications.
Ultramid® polyamides (Nylon) are exceptional for their high mechanical strength, rigidity and thermal stability. Moreover, Ultramid® polyamides afford good impact resistance even at low temperatures, advantageous sliding friction properties and problem-free processing.
The most important properties of Ultramid®: