General Polyamide 11 (PA11)

Alternative and trade names
Rilsan®
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Description

PA11 has become the global reference when it comes to flexible polyamide resins with outstanding impact, durability, lightweight, dimensional stability, good abrasion resistance and chemical and fuel resistance properties. Its crystalline morphology allows this special polymer to differentiate itself from petroleum-based alternatives.

Properties

General

Density ρ

1.03 - 1.04 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elastic modulus E

1 - 1.3 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation A

100 - 400 % at 20 °C

Impact strength, Charpy notched Ivnot

30 - 40 kJ/m² at 20 °C

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched Iunnot

no break

Max allowed stress σmax

38 - 42 MPa at 20 °C

at 5-35% strain

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion α

8.5E-5 - 1.3E-4 1/K at 20 °C

Flammability

UL 94 HB-V2

Max service temperature, long Tmaxlong

70 - 80 °C

Max service temperature, short Tmaxshort

140 - 150 °C

Melting point Tm

180 - 190 °C

Specific heat capacity cp

1260 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity λ

0.23 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Electrical

Dielectric constant εr

3.5 - 3.7 [-] at 20 °C

Electrical resistivity ρel

1.00E+11 Ω·m at 20 °C

Optical

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Application areas

Telephone cable sheathing, flexible tubes, beer tubes, catheters, blood bags

Fillers

Unfilled, no additives.

Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion, laser sintering

This material data has been provided by M-Base.

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.