Durethan® A,B

Durethan® is the brand name LANXESS uses for its polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 products. Polyamides are semi-crystalline plastics whose combination of characteristics makes them particularly suitable for technical applications.
These include: high mechanical strength and rigidity; good electrical insulation capabilities; high heat and chemical resistance; good sliding properties; wear resistance; and good noise and vibration damping. They also have exceptional processability.


  • Automotive industry
  • Construction industry
  • Electrical industry
  • Films
  • Household, yard, sanitation products
  • Household appliances
  • Automotive industrial components
  • Mechanical and systems engineering
  • Medical products
  • Furniture
  • Pharmaceutical industry / Biotechnology
  • Profiles
  • Sports and recreation
  • Packaging industry


Profile& Characteristics

  • High-gloss or structured surface quality (depending on tool surface, excellent reproduction of detail)
  • High rigidity (especially fiber glass reinforced models; tensile modulus: 1,300 to around 20,000 MPa (depending on moisture levels))
  • High shock and breakage resistance - depends on type and moisture levels; elastomer modification provides good toughness even with low moisture levels, and if necessary at low temperatures
  • High dynamic load bearing capacity
  • Good stress fracture behavior
  • High heat resistance - short-term: 170 to 200 °C, long-term: 110 to 200 °C
  • High wear resistance
  • Good chemical resistance, especially to fuels, lubricants, solvents, and cleaning agents
  • Good mechanical and acoustic damping, good sliding properties, good gas barrier properties (film types)


Application& Exhibit


Coolant expansion tanks (company Heyco) made of Durethan AKV30 HRH 2.0

Durethan® A

  • High dynamic load bearing capacity
  • Very good resistance to media such as cooling agents and the typical chemicals used in the engine
  • High heat resistance and heat distortion temperature
  • Excellent weld strength


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EF-, XF- and high-modulus product lines: Durethan® and Pocan® Download
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Durethan® und Pocan® - Processing data for the injection molder Download
Product range injection molding grades with reference data: Durethan® Download
Durethan® und Pocan® - Processing data for the injection molder Download