Omnix® FC-4050 is a 50% glass-fiber reinforced high-performance polyamide. It is hot-water moldable and intended for use in components requiring superior mechanical properties even after moisture absorption.
Omnix® FC-4050 is characterized by high stiffness and strength, very good impact properties, good dimensional stability and  high flow properties. This material is an economical alternative for food service applications using die-cast alloys.
Omnix® FC-4050 is cleared for use under United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Conditions of Use B through H, in contact with all food types except Food Type VI C, Beverages containing more than 8 percent. 
Omnix® FC-4050 is also cleared for food contact use by European Union regulations. For specific clearances, please contact your Solvay representative.
It processes readily using conventional injection molding machines and methods. Water-cooled molds are suitable for use with this grade.
  • Natural: Omnix® FC-4050 NT 000
  • Black: Omnix® FC-4050 BK 001

Identity

  • Global Business Unit
    Specialty Polymers
  • Brand
    OMNIX® HPPA
  • Synonyms

    HPPA

Markets

Segments Applications
Resource Efficiency Electricity Generation

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Specialty Polymers Polyamides, Aromatic HPPA (High performance polyamide)

Region of commercial availability

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe / Middle East / Africa
  • North America

Not available in Middle East/Africa

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