Rilsan® BESVO A FDA

Alternative and trade names
PA11
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Description

PA11,E,22-010

Rilsan® BESVO A FDA resin is a polyamide 11 produced from a renewable source. This natural grade, dedicated to extrusion, contains a negligible amount of oligomers and is specially designed for food contact applications. The percentage of renewable carbon according to ASTM D6866 (calculated) is 100%.

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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Properties

General

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Bio-based content

100 %

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Density

1.02 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Water absorption

1.9 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

1.2 GPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

50 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

min. | nominal

Elongation at yield

5 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

71 [-]

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dry

ISO 7619-1

15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30 °C

13 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

23 °C

15 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break at 23 and -30°C

cond.

ISO 179/1eU

Yield strength

36 MPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melting point

186 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Electrical

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Dielectric strength

30 kV/mm

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cond.

IEC 60243-1

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melt volume-flow rate

6 cm³/10min

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dry

ISO 1133

235°C/10kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Chemical Process Industry - Injection Molding,Packaging / Film,Pneumatic Tubing,Tubing and Hoses

Certifications

Food Contact

Processing methods

Injection Molding:

  • Melt temperature (°C) ISO 294: 260
  • Mold temperature (°C) ISO 10724: 50
  • Injection velocity (mm/s) ISO 294: -
  • Pressure at hold (MPa) ISO 294: 16

  • Extrusion:

  • 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) : 4-6 hours at 65-80°C.