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.

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.

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Properties

General

PropertyValue

Density

1.03 - 1.04 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyValueComment

Elastic modulus

1.0 - 1.3 GPa

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Elongation

100.0 - 400.0 %

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Impact strength, Charpy notched

30.0 - 40.0 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

38.0 - 42.0 MPa

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at 5-35% strain

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

no break

Thermal

PropertyValue

Coefficient of thermal expansion

8.5e-05 - 0.00013 1/K

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Melting point

180.0 - 190.0 °C

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Specific heat capacity

1260 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

0.23 W/(m·K)

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Flammability

UL 94 HB-V2

Electrical

PropertyValue

Dielectric constant

3.5 [-]

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3.7 [-]

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Electrical resistivity

100000000000 Ω·m

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Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

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

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Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion, laser sintering