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Kydex

Kydex T a thermoplastic sheet that is cost competitive with fire retardant ABS/PVC (FR-ABS) formulations but with significantly higher impact strength and extensibility.

Since Kydex T is less hygroscopic, unlike FR-ABS, it typically does not require pre-drying, offers superior impact, more uniform forming with less thinning and offers significantly greater resistance to a broad range of corrosive chemicals and cleaning solutions.  It is available in a wide range of aesthetic choices and is UL recognised to UL-94 V0.

One of the great features of Kydex is the ability to easily make protectors/covers that a moulded to fit a shape very closely.  This type of forming can be done using vacuum equipment or simply with a heat gun and some clamps.

SUGGESTED APPLICATIONS

  • Safety Covers
  • Electrical / Flame barriers
  • Replace ABS/PVC sheets materials.
  • Aircraft Interior
  • Mass Transit Vehicle Interior Components
  • Equipment Housings
  • Medical Products
  • Kiosk Housings.

MAIN FEATURES

  • Substitute for FR-ABS sheet with competitive pricing but superior cost/performance
  • Higher breakage resistance measured by the Notched Izod test than competitive thermoplastics
  • Among the most rigid of thermoforming materials with a modulus of elasticity of 2482 MPa
  • East to form with excellent part definition and deep draw characteristics
  • Recognised by Underwriters Laboratories for Standard 94 V-0, 5V in all thicknesses
  • Form times similar to FR-ABS making it an easy transition from competitive products.
  • Endorsed by the Royal Institute of Public Health for conformance to the standard of Hygienic Merit.

New Products For June - Kydex


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