Rilsan® TIEFLEX R473 NAT TL

Alternative and trade names
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Description

Rilsan® TIEFLEX R473 NAT TL resin is a flexible and partially bio based tie layer alloy. This grade is designed for air brake application (tie layer for air brake tubing).

Packaging:

This grade is delivered dried in sealed packaging (25kg bags) ready to be processed.

Shelf life:

Two years from the date of delivery. For any use above this limit, please refer to our technical services.

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyValueConditionTesting Standard

Density

1.1 g/cm³

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dry

ISO 1183

Moisture absorption

2.1 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Water absorption

6.7 %

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Sim. to ISO 62

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Elongation

50 %

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

min.

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-30 °C

11 kJ/m²

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cond.

ISO 179/1eA

23 °C

100 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

31 MPa

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cond.

ISO 527-1/-2

Thermal

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melting point

215 °C

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dry

ISO 11357-1/-3

10°C/min

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueConditionTesting StandardComment

Melt volume-flow rate

5.4 cm³/10min

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dry

ISO 1133

235°C/5kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Air Brake Tubing

Processing methods

Extrusion:

  • Typical melt temperature (min / recommended / max): 230°C / 240°C / 250°C
  • Drying time and temperature (only necessary for bags opened for more than two hours): 4-6 hours at 80°C