J1639_201703 Classification System for Automotive Polyamide (PA) Plastics

Stabilized

03/28/2017

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This SAE Recommended Practice provides a system for classification and specification for limited number of polyamides (nylons) used in the Automotive Industry. Based upon ASTM D 4066, Classification System for Nylon Injection and Extrusion Materials (PA), it calls for additional descriptive characteristics and properties commonly used in the Automotive Industry.
This document applies to natural and non-color matched black, heat-stabilized polyamide compounds only. Color matched compounds shall be defined by the proprietary OEM standards.
This document allows for the use of recycled, reconstituted, and regrind materials provided that the requirements as stated in this document are met, the material has not been altered or modified to change its suitability for safe processing and use, and the material shall be identified as such.
Rationale
Content
This document is not being utilized by the industry. The materials detailed within this standard are covered within ASTM D6779, which contains a more extensive listing of currently available materials.
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.4271/J1639_201703
Pages
13
Citation
SAE International Recommended Practice, Classification System for Automotive Polyamide (PA) Plastics, SAE Standard J1639_201703, Stabilized March 2017, Revised May 1995, Issued March 1993, https://doi.org/10.4271/J1639_201703.
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Published
Mar 28, 2017
Product Code
J1639_201703
Content Type
Recommended Practice
Status
Stabilized
Language
English

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