What surface textures are available for Kydex?
- Smooth nap
- Level Haircell
- Velour Matte
How strong is Kydex?
Kydex is scratch resistant, durable, and impact resistant
How is Kydex recycled?
Kydex is easily recycled. Given its thermoplastic characteristics, Kydex waste is heated and reformed into sheets all while retaining its properties well. Learn more about our sustainability programs at Traco here.
Is Kydex FDA compliant?
Kydex is not FDA compliant. Therefore, this material is not certified to come into contact with any food.
Is Kydex UV resistant?
Kydex T and Kydex 100 are UV resistant.
Is Kydex an antimicrobial plastic?
For high touch surfaces, there is a grade of Kydex sheet material that is
Does Kydex do well in the elements outdoors?
Kydex is used predominately for indoor products.
What are the colors available in Kydex sheets?
Kydex comes in a variety of colors including black/pavement, cadet blue, Calcutta black/black watch, pewter, gray/bayou, dark gray/iron safe, polar white/goal post, beige/blotter, pinstripe/veranda, snowflake/cumulus, Monterey, flesh, green, white, etc. This material also comes in many wood-grained looks.
It’s worth noting here that Kydex material is colored solidly throughout the sheet. So, when a sheet is cut, there is not an uncolored center.
We can also order Kydex in a custom color to fit your next Kydex project.
Can Kydex be injection molded?
No. Due to the vinyl content of Kydex, it cannot be injection molded.