WhiteSinter (PA12)


WhiteSinter is a standard white Nylon and it is perfect for design aesthetic evaluations. Because of its snow-white color it’s also widely used in the production of architectural models, WhiteSinter is also suitable for applications requiring good elasticity.

Mechanical Properties Test Method English Metric
Tensile Strength ASTM D638 6,237 psi 43 MPa
Tensile Modulus ASTM D638 230 ksi 1,568 MPa
Elongation at Break ASTM D638 14% 14%
Flexural Strength ASTM D790 6,962 psi 48 MPa
Flexural Modulus ASTM D790 201 ksi 1,387 MPa
IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 0.6 ft-lb/in 32 J/m
IZOD Impact, un-notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 6.3 ft-lb/in 336 J/m
Gardner Impact ASTM D5420 2.0 ft-lb 2.7 J
Thermal Properties Test Method English Metric
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psi ASTM D648 356°F 180°C
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi ASTM D648 203°F 95°C
Coefficient Thermal Expansion 0-50 °C ASTM E831 45.9 μin/in°F 82.6 μm/m°C
Coefficient Thermal Expansion 85-145 °C ASTM E831 99.6 μin/in°F 179.2 μm/m°C
Other Test Method Value Available Colors
Shore Hardness (D) ASTM D2240 73
Water absorption, % - 24 hours ASTM D570 0.07 %
Dielectric Strength ASTM D149 17.3 kV/mm
Dielectric Constant @ 1 Khz ASTM D150 2.73
Dissipation Factor @ 1 Khz ASTM D150 0.044
Specific Gravity ASTM D792 1.00g/cm3