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 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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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Bio-based content

100 %

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ASTM D6866

Density

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

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

1.18 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Elongation

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

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

71 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Yield strength

23.0 °C

36 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Melting point

186 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, 10°C/min

Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Dielectric strength

23.0 °C

30 kV/mm

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IEC 60243-1, Conditioned

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueComment

Melt volume-flow rate

6 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133, 235°C/10kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Main applications:

  • Food and beverage tubing
  • Forensic evidence bags
  • Chemical Process Industry - Injection Molding,Packaging / Film,Pneumatic Tubing,Tubing and Hoses

  • Certifications

    Food Contact

    Other

    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

    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.