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Kydex® 550 Weatherable Monolithic Sheet

Unlike competitive weatherable sheet grades, super tough Kydex 550 acrylic/PVC alloy is a monolithic sheet eliminating the problems often associated with capped sheet products. This high performance thermoplastic sheet is available in gauges from 0.028" (.71mm) and up and in eight distinctive textures. It is available in limited light colors. Impact resistance is 15 ft-lbs/in (801 J/m).

SUGGESTED USES

Housings for equipment

Recreational vehicles and truck parts

Safety equipment

Building Products

• Signage

FEATURES
Kydex 550 offers the properties of "Kydex" in a weatherable formulation.

Kydex 550 sheet is highly impact resistant as measured by the notched izod impact resistance test with typical values of 15 ft-lbs/in (801 J/m), higher than most other thermoplastics.

Kydex 550 is fire retardant (self-extinguishing) with a UL 94 V-0 rating as measured by an independent testing laboratory.

Kydex 550 is available in seven colors: Light Gray (52120), Polar White (62000), Ivory (62015), Snowflake (62029), Natural (62059), White (62067), and Beige (72005).

FABRICATION
Excellent forming properties result in uniform wall thicknesses and crisp detail, plus easy machining and fabricating using conventional methods, further expanding finished part possibilities.

PROPERTY TEST METHOD TYPICAL VALUE1
Specific Gravity ASTM D-792 1.38 - 1.40
Tensile Strength, psi (MPa) ASTM D-638 6,100 (42)
Elongation at Break, %   110
Flexural Strength, psi (MPa) ASTM D-790 9,300 (64)
Modulus of Elasticity, psi (MPa)   340,000 (2344)
Rockwell Hardness, R ASTM D-785 93
Notched Izod Impact Resistance, 73F (23C),ft-lbs/in (J/m) ASTM D-256 15 (801)
Heat Deflection Temperature, HDT, @264psi (1.8 MPa), annealed,F (C) ASTM D-648 175 (78)
Flammability Resistance2 UL Standard 94
(Independent Lab)
V-0
Mold Shrinkage, %   0.4 - 0.6
Forming Temperature, F (C)   325-390
(162-200)
1All values based on 0.125" (3.12mm) sheet unless otherwise specified.
2All gauges from 0.028" (.71mm) and greater.Not intended for specification purposes.

 

     
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