Rilsan® BMNO

Alternative and trade names
PA11
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Description

PA11, MHL, 12-010

Rilsan® BMNO resin is a polyamide 11 produced from a renewable source. This natural grade contains no additive and is specially designed for food contact application. 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

1.03 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

1.3 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

68 [-]

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dry

ISO 7619-1

15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30 °C

4 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

23 °C

9 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

41 MPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melting point

189 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Flammability

At thickness 1.5 mm IEC 60695-11-10: HB and yellow card available

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melt volume-flow rate

11 cm³/10min

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dry

ISO 1133

235°C/2.16kg

Shrinkage

0.4 %

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dry

ISO 294-4

0.8 %

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dry

ISO 294-4

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Accessories

Certifications

Food Contact,Yellow Card

Processing methods

Injection Molding:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max) : 210°C / 230°C / 280°C.
  • Mold temperature : 20 - 60°C
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 4-6 hours at 80-90°C.