Rilsan® 8020

Alternative and trade names
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Description

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 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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Density

1.02 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Water absorption

0.8 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elongation

50 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

min. | nominal

Elongation at yield

21 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Impact strength, Charpy notched

No Break at 23 and -30°C

cond.

ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break at 23 and -30°C

cond.

ISO 179/1eU

Yield strength

42 MPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melting point

172 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Healthcare-Other,IV Bags,Medical Catheters

Certifications

Medical

Processing methods

Extrusion:

  • 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.