Rilsan® BZM 8 O TL

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PA11, MHLR, 18-030, GF8

Rilsan® BZM 8 O TL is a fiberglass reinforced polyamide 11 produced from a renewable source. This natural grade is designed for injection. 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

1.07 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Limiting oxygen index

23.0 °C

22 %

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ISO 4589-1/-2



Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

2.3 GPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned


23.0 °C

26 %

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ISO 527-1/-2, nominal, Conditioned

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

73 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

56 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned



Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

6E-5 1/K

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ISO 11359-1/-2

Melting point

189 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-3, 10°C/min


At thickness 1.6 mm IEC 60695-11-10: HB, At thickness 3.2 mm IEC 60695-11-10: HB

Rheological Properties


Melt volume-flow rate

18 cm³/10min

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ISO 1133, 235°C/5kg

Technological properties

Application areas

Main applications:

  • Spring for quick connectors
  • Footwear - Outsoles,Sports Equipment
  • Connectors
  • Chemical Process Industry - Injection Molding

  • Fillers

    8% Glass Fiber



  • 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:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommended / Max) : 250°C / 270°C / 290°C.
  • Mold temperature : 40 - 90°C
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours) : 4-6 hours at 80-90°C.