Rilsan® 5553 BLUE RDP 15-10 FB

Alternative and trade names
PA11, Approximate RAL number: 5010
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Rilsan® 5553 Blue Fluid Bed Powder

Rilsan® fluid bed powders are thermoplastic polyamides obtained from renewable resources. Outstanding characteristics: abrasion resistance, corrosion resistance, impact resistance, sound reduction, flexibility, low coefficient of friction.

This material data has been provided by Arkema High Performance 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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Abrasion resistance, weight loss

20 mg

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ASTM D1044, Wheel CS 17, load 1 kg, 1000 cycles

Relative density

23.0 °C

1.12 - 1.18 [-]

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ISO 1183



Impact energy, coating

23.0 °C

160 J

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ASTM D2794



Melting point

183 - 193 °C

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ISO 1218



Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

300 - 1100 kV/mm

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ASTM D149, thickness = 330mm

Technological properties

Application areas

Main applications:

  • Coating of wire goods and piping components exposed to high weathering or corrosive environments
  • Coating of machinery exposed to high abrasion such as spline shafts
  • Coating of springs for sound reduction
  • Rilsan® fluid bed powders are designed to coat metal substrates via fluidized powder bed dipping
  • Powder Coatings For General Purpose and healthcare

  • Color


    Covering efficiency

    0.35 kg/m²

    Covering efficiency, thickness

    300 µm


    Additional info:

  • Smooth texture with a glossy appearance
  • Good adhesion after over 2000 hours of salt spray testing (ISO 9227)
  • Only 20% fine particles < 75 µm (ASTM D3451)
  • Only 1% coarse particles > 212 µm (ASTM D3451)
  • Only 0.1% coarse particles > 254 µm (ASTM D3451)
  • 5 year shelf life from date of manufacture
  • Available in 100 lb drums