Rilsan® BESNO P20 TLO

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PA11-P, EHL, 22-005

Rilsan® BESNO P20 TLO resin is a polyamide 11 produced from a renewable source. This natural grade is plasticized and designed for extrusion. This grade contains a low amount of oligomers. The percentage of renewable carbon according to ASTM D6866 (calculated) is 93%.

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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PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Bio-based content

93 %

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1.04 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Water absorption

1.8 %

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Sim. to ISO 62


PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

0.51 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2


50 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

min. | nominal

Elongation at yield

39 %

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ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

63 [-]

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ISO 7619-1

15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30 °C

10 kJ/m²

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ISO 179/1eA

No Break at 23°C

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break at 23 and -30°C


ISO 179/1eU

Yield strength

30 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2


PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melting point

182 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3


Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melt volume-flow rate

2 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133


Technological properties

Application areas

Main applications:

  • Fluid transportation
  • Tubing for use in motor vehicle
  • Clean hose for offshore umbilicals
  • Liner for steel pipes or composite tubes

    Packaging: 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) : 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.