Rilsamid® AECHVO

Alternative and trade names
PA12
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Description

PA12, KHL, 18-010

Rilsamid® AECHVO resin is a natural polyamide 12. This grade is designed for cable coating but is also suitable for extrusion.

This material data has been provided by Arkema Technical Polymers.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

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Properties

General

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Density

1.01 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

1.2 GPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

50 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

min. | nominal

Elongation at yield

6 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

73 [-]

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dry

ISO 7619-1

15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30 °C

6 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

23 °C

7 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break at 23 and -30°C

cond.

ISO 179/1eU

Yield strength

43 MPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melting point

178 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melt volume-flow rate

45 cm³/10min

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dry

ISO 1133

235°C/5kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Wire and Cables

Processing methods

Injection Molding:

  • Extrusion temperature- Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max) : 240°C / 250°C / 260°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for containers opened for more than two hours) : 4-8 hours at 80°C.


    Extrusion:

  • Typical melt temperature: (Min / Recommended / Max): 240°C / 250°C / 260°C
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary if containers opened for more than two hours): 4 - 6 hours at 80°C