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  • Aerospace
  • Automobile and truck
  • Building
  • Defense, security, protection
  • Electric and electronic
  • Industry and tools
  • Liquid transport


  • Extrusion
  • Injection


  • Food contact – FDA


Technical datasheets


Rilsamid® PA12 is particulary well suited for different processing technologies: extrusion, injection, blow-moulding processes, etc…

Due to versatility and outstanding properties, Rilsamid® meets the quality requirements of a wide range of markets. Arkema’s PA12 products are used in automotive, electric and electronic, industrial and sport applications.


  • Very low density (The lowest density of any engineering polymer)
  • High impact strength, even at low temperatures
  • Very low moisture pick-up and good dimensional stability
  • Wide range of customizable flexibility levels
  • Excellent abrasion resistance and low friction coefficient
  • Long term performance
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Good barrier properties
  • Good weathering resistance
  • Easy processing: extrusion, injection moulding, and roto-moulding among others


  • Petrol / fuel hoses, steam pipes, flexible connections, cable ties and clips
  • Fuel lines, convoluted in-tank fuel tubing, fuel line quick connectors
  • Hydraulic flexible pipes: brakes, suspension, clutch
  • Pneumatic pipes and pneumatic servo brake systems
  • Compressed air braking systems for heavy goods vehicles
  • Metal tube coating (metallic brake lines / metallic fuel lines)


Bader Julien

Product Manager

+ 33 3 89 20 13 82