Rilsan® BZM 8 O TL

Alternative and trade names
PA11-GF8
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Description

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 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

97 %

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Density

1.07 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Limiting oxygen index

22 %

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dry

ISO 4589-1/-2

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

2.3 GPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

26 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

73 [-]

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dry

ISO 7619-1

15 seconds

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30 °C

5 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

23 °C

10 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

-30 °C

88 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eU

23 °C

93 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eU

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Tensile strength

56 MPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Yield strength

66 MPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

76 MPa

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

6e-05 1/K

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dry

ISO 11359-1/-2

Melting point

189 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Flammability

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

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melt volume-flow rate

18 cm³/10min

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dry

ISO 1133

235°C/5kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Connectors,Chemical Process Industry - Injection Molding,Footwear - Outsoles,Sports Equipment

Fillers

8% Glass Fiber

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.