Kydex® 6565 Low Heat Release Aviation Grade – Kydex 6565 is a proprietary, high performance acrylic/PVC thermoplastic sheet that meets all fire retardancy requirements set forth in Federal Aviation Regulations 25.853 paragraphs (a) and (d) (old(c)) including low heat release (<65/65) in the OSU rate of heat release test. It’s excellent properties make it the ideal material to form two and three dimensional aircraft components.
• Seat parts
• Bulkhead laminates
• Escape slide packboards
• Gallery Parts
• Instrument panels
• Lavoratory floorplans
• Sidewall panels
• Life vest shrouds
• Window reveal
Kydex 6565 is available in over 200 developed colors, eight surface textures, and thicknesses from 0.028″ (.71mm) and up enabling you to satisfy both the functional and aesthetic requirements of any mass transit vehicle interior.
Kydex 6565 is very resistant to a wide range of concentrate chemicals, and is therefore eat to clean with aggressive cleaners such as Soft Scrub, Fantastic, and citrus-based cleaners such as Citri Kleen. Ammoniated cleaners should be avoided since they can leave a residue.
Most importantly, Kydex 6565 meets the stringent requirements of the FAR 25.853 paragraph (d) (replaces para. c), in all thicknesses and colors.
Kydex 6565 forms to deep draws with low forces when heated to the upper end of the proper forming temperature range. Crisp detail is achieved and rejects are minimized.
Kydex 6565 sheet can be formed on all standard presses, and cut on all standard die-cutting machines.
|PROPERTY||TEST METHOD||TYPICAL VALUE1|
|Specific Gravity||ASTM D-792||1.46-1.49|
|Tensile Strength, psi (MPa)||ASTM D-638||6,500 (45)|
|Elongation at Break, %||55|
|Flexural Strength, psi (MPa)||ASTM D-790||10.100 (70)|
|Modulus / Elasticity, psi (MPa)||420,000 (2896)|
|Rockwell Hardness, R||ASTM D-785||98|
|Dynatup, 73 F, ft-lbs (J)||Max Energy||5.34 (7.24)|
|Heat Deflection Temperature, HDT, @264psi (1.8MPa), annealed,°F (C°)||ASTM D-648||173° (78°)|
|Radiant Panel||ASTM E-162||Pass|
|Motor Veh. Sfty. Std.||MVSS 302||Pass|
|FAA Vertical Burn||FAR 25.853 a||Pass|
|FAA NBS Smoke Density||FAR 25.853 d||3.99|
|FAA Rate of Heat Release||
|Forming Temperature,°F (°C)||325 – 390 (163-200°C)|
|1All values based on 0.125″ (3.12mm) sheet unless otherwise specified.
2Not intended for specification purposes.
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