Akulon: The all-purpose polyamide
Akulon® is our family of high performance polyamide 6 and polyamide 66 materials, used by customers across the world in applications ranging from automotive, electronics & electrical, to furniture and packaging.
We offer Akulon grades for injection molding, blow molding and extrusion (including barrier film, stock shapes, convoluted tubes, and mono and multi filament).
In molded parts the material offers an excellent balance of easy design and processing with outstanding mechanical properties over a wide temperature range and in diverse conditions. Meanwhile for extrusion the strength, resilience and easy processing of Akulon sets the market standards.
We support our customers through a global manufacturing footprint unmatched in the industry. It starts with our backwards integrated position in caprolactam. And it extends into polymerization and compounding on a global scale - all supported by our team of experts.
We are also striving to help our customers produce a more sustainable product through materials that offer greater eco-friendly benefits.
DSM announces Akulon® and Novamid® polyamide 6 price increase
18 Jan 2017 10:30 CET
Frost & Sullivan lauds DSM's proprietary, high-efficiency barrier film product, Akulon® XS
12 Dec 2016 18:00 CET