Rilsan® Clear G170 MED

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Description

Rilsan® Clear G170 MED is a high performance transparent polyamide resin with outstanding thermal resistance. This grade offers the highest quality and is specifically designed to meet the stringent requirements of the medical applications. Upon request letters regarding USP class VI compliance can be provided.

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

Density

1.05 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Limiting oxygen index

26 %

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dry

ISO 4589-1/-2

Moisture absorption

1.7 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

3.8 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elastic modulus

2.0 GPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

2.1 GPa

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

Elongation

50 %

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cond., dry

ISO 527-1/-2

min. | nominal

Elongation at yield

8 %

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dry

ISO 527-1/-2

9 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Hardness, Shore D

79 [-]

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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

13 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

No Break at -30°C

dry and cond.

ISO 179/1eU

Yield strength

61 MPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

7e-05 1/K

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dry

ISO 11359-1/-2

Glass transition temperature

168 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-2

10°C/min

Vicat softening temperature

160 °C

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ISO 306

50°C/h 50N

Flammability

At thickness 1.6 mm IEC 60695-11-10: HV-2, At thickness 0.8 mm IEC 60695-11-10: HB

Electrical

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Comparative tracking index

600 V

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cond.

IEC 60112

Dielectric strength

50 kV/mm

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cond.

IEC 60243-1

Surface resistivity

1e+12 Ω/sq

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cond.

IEC 60093

Volume resistivity

1e+11 Ω·cm

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cond.

IEC 60093

Optical

PropertyValueTesting Standard

Luminous transmittance

91 [-]

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ISO 13468-1/2

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melt volume-flow rate

2 cm³/10min

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dry

ISO 1133

275°C/2.16kg

Shrinkage

0.7 %

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dry

ISO 294-4

0.7 %

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dry

ISO 294-4

Transverse

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Breathing Masks,Healthcare-Other

Certifications

USP Class VI

Processing methods

Injection Molding:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommaneded / Max) : 270°C / 290°C / 310°C
  • Typical mold temperature : 40 - 80 °C
  • Dyring time and temperature (only for bags opened for more than two hours): 4 - 6 hours at 90°C


    Film Extrusion:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommaneded / Max) : 270°C / 280°C / 290°C
  • Dyring time and temperature (only for bags opened for more than two hours): 4 - 6 hours at 90°C