Kapton® HN

Kapton® HN general-purpose polyimide film

Kapton® HN is the recommended choice for applications that require an all-polyimide film with an excellent balance of properties over a wide range of temperatures.

Kapton® HN has been used successfully in applications at temperatures as low as -269°C (-452°F) and as high as 400°C (752°F). Kapton® HN film can be laminated, metallized, punched, formed or adhesive coated.

Applications include:

  • Mechanical parts
  • Electronic parts
  • Electrical Insulation
  • Pressure sensitive tape
  • Fiber optics cable
  • Insulation blankets
  • Insulation tubing
  • Automotive diaphragms sensors and manifolds
  • Etching
  • Shims
Physical Properties of Kapton® HN
property 1 mil 2 mil 3 mil
5 mil
Test method
Ultimate Tensile Strength at 73°F, Mpa 231 231 231 231 ASTM D-882-91, Method A*
Ultimate Tensile Strength at 392°F, Mpa 139 139 139 139 ASTM D-882-91, Method A*
Ultimate Elongation at 73°F, % 72 82 82 82 ASTM D-882-91, Method A
Ultimate Elongation at 392°F, % 83 83 83 83 ASTM D-882-91, Method A
Density, g/cc 1.42 1.42 1.42 1.42 ASTM D-1505-90
Tensile Modulus at 73°F, GPa

2.5

2.5

2.5 2.5 ASTM D-882-91, Method A
Tensile Modulus at 392°F, GPa 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 ASTM D-882-91, Method A

For complete information on Kapton® HN, view data sheet.

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