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Sheet Products Specifications

 

KYDEX 120
USDA APPROVED THERMOPLASTIC SHEET

For wallcovering and food preparation areas; USDA approved for incidental food contact.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Kydex 120 acyrlic/PVC sheet is approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for use in meat and poultry producing plants where there might be incidental food contact with the Kydex 120 sheet. This high performance thermoplastic sheet is available in guages from 0,7 mm and up, in standard and custom guages, and in white or beige colours.

SUGGESTED END-USES
 

  • High Impact Resistant Wallcovering
  • Push Plates and Kick Plates
  • Equipment Housings
  • Splash and Safety Guards

FEATURES

FIRE RETARDANCY - Kydex 120 meets class I/A fire codes up to 1,3 mm guage when used as a protective wallcoverings and meets UL Standard 94 V-0/5V fire ratings in all thicknesses, the highest listing for flame retardant plastic components.

DURABILITY - Tough, impact and scratch resistant, Kydex 120 will provide years of service when formed into plastic components or used as a wallcovering.

CLEANABILITY - In food processing evironments where cleanliness is essential, Kydex 120 is more resistant to a wider range of cleaners than other thermoplastics. It also resists staining from foodstuffs.

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 1.35
Tensile Strength, psi ASTM D-638 6,100
Elongation at Break, %   160
Flexural Strength, psi ASTM D-790 9,300
Modulus / Elasticity, psi   335,000
Rockwell Hardness, R ASTM D-785 94
Notched Izod Impact Resistance, 23C,J/m ASTM D-256 960
Taber Abrasion Resistance ASTM D-1044 0.038%
Heat Deflection Temperature, HDT, @264psi, annealed,C ASTM D-648 78
Flammability2 Underwriter's Lab. UL Standard 94 V-0, 5V
Forming Temperature   163 - 199C
1All values based on 3,2 mm sheet unless otherwise specified.
2All gauges from 0,7 mm and greater.Not intended for specification purposes.

These suggestions and data are based on information that we believe to be reliable and accurate at the time of publication. They are offered in good faith, but without guarantee, as the conditions and methods of use of our products are beyond our control. We recommend that the prospective end user determine the suitability of our materials and suggestions before adopting them on a commercial scale.

Kydex is a registered trademark of the Kleerdex Company.

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