Rilsan® 8020

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Rilsan® 8020 resin is a translucent flexible copolyamide based on renewable resources and without plasticizer. This grade is specially designed for medical uses.

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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23.0 °C

1.02 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Water absorption

23.0 °C

0.8 %

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Sim. to ISO 62




23.0 °C

50 %

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min., ISO 527-1/-2, nominal, Conditioned

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

21 %

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Yield strength

23.0 °C

24 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned



Melting point

172 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, 10°C/min

Technological properties

Application areas

Main applications:

  • Catheter
  • alloon catheter
  • Healthcare-Other,IV Bags,Medical Catheters

  • Other


  • This grade is delivered dried in sealed packaging (25 kg bags) ready to be processed.

    Shelf Life:

  • Two years from the delivery. For any use above this limit, please refer to our technical services.

  • Processing methods


  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max) : 220°C / 235°C / 250°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 4-6 hours at 80°C.