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PA11, EHL, 22-010

Rilsan® BESN BLACK TL resin is a polyamide 11 produced from a renewable source. This black grade is designed for extrusion. The percentage of renewable carbon according to ASTM D6866 (calculated) is 97%.

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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Bio-based content

97 %

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ASTM D6866


23.0 °C

1.02 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Water absorption

23.0 °C

1.9 %

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Sim. to ISO 62



Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

1.42 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned


23.0 °C

50 %

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

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

5 %

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Yield strength

23.0 °C

41 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned



Melting point

186 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, 10°C/min

Technological properties

Application areas

Main applications:

  • Fluid transportation
  • Metal tubing sheating
  • Metal Tube Coating

  • Other


  • This grade is delivered dried in sealed packaging (25 kg bags, 44 lb 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

    Injection Molding:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max) : 230°C / 250°C / 280°C.
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 4-8 hours at 80-90°C.