Rilsan® Clear G850 Rnew®

Alternative and trade names
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Description

Rilsan® Clear G850 Rnew® is a high performance transparent copolyamide, partially based on renewable resources. This grade has been specially designed for injection molding applications, ideally suited for optic as high end eyewear frames. Percentage of renewable carbon according to ASTM D6866: 45%

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Bio-based content

45 %

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ASTM D6866

Density

23.0 °C

1.01 g/cm³

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ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

23.0 °C

1.7 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

23.0 °C

4 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elongation

23.0 °C

50 %

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min., ISO 527-1/-2, nominal, Conditioned

Elongation at yield

23.0 °C

8 %

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

78 [-]

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ISO 7619-1, 15 seconds

Yield strength

23.0 °C

61 MPa

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ISO 527-1/-2, Conditioned

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Glass transition temperature

150 °C

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ISO 11357-1/-2, 10°C/min

Heat deflection temperature, 0.45 MPa

135 °C

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ISO 75-1/-2

Heat deflection temperature, 1.80 MPa

120 °C

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ISO 75-1/-2

Flammability

At thickness 1.6 mm IEC 60695-11-10: V-2 and yellow card available

Optical

PropertyValueComment

Luminous transmittance

92 [-]

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ISO 13468-1, -2

Rheological Properties

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Shrinkage

23.0 °C

0.6 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Shrinkage, transverse

23.0 °C

0.8 %

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ISO 294-4 2577

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Main applications:

  • Sun
  • Reading glass frames
  • Structural frames of smart phones
  • Watch covers
  • Household appliances
  • Eyewear Frames

  • 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:

  • Typical melt temperature (Min / Recommaneded / Max) : 250°C / 280°C / 300°C
  • Typical mold temperature : 20 - 80 °C
  • Dyring time and temperature (only for bags opened for more than two hours): 4 - 6 hours at 90°C