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Kydex Materials Specs


        Kydex 100
    Units ASTM Test Method Acrylic/PVC Alloy Sheet
MECHANICAL Strength to Weight Ratio

ksi

-

 

Specific Gravity @73 F

-

D792

1.35

Tensile Strength @73 F, (ult)/(yld)

psi

D638

6100

Tensile Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F

psi

D638

-

Tensile Elongation at Break @ 73 F

%

D638

160

Flexural Strength @ 73 F

psi

D790

9300

Flexural Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F

psi

D790

335000

Shear Strength @ 73 F

psi

D732

-

Compressive Strength, (% Deformation) @73 F

psi

D695

-

Compressive Modulus of Elasticity @73 F

psi

D695

-

Hardness, Rockwell, Scale as noted @73 F

-

D785

R-94

Hardness, Durometer, Shore D @73 F

-

D2240

-

Izod Impact, (Notched) @73 F

ft-lb/in of notch

D256 TypeA

18 (953)

Coefficient of Friction, (Dry vs. Steel) Dynamic

-

-

-

Limiting PV, (with 4 to 1 factor of safety applied)

psi-ft/min

-

-

THERMAL Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion @73 F

in/in/F

E-831 (TMA)

-

Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi

F

D648

173

Tg-Glass transition temperature, (Amorphous)

F

D3418

-

Melting Point, (VS=Vicat Softening Temp.)

F

D3418

-

Continuous Service Temperature in Air, (Max.)

F

-

-

Thermal Conductivity

BTU-in/hr-ft2-F

-

-

ELECTRICAL Dielectric Strength, Short Term

Volts/mil

D149

-

Volume Resistivity

ohm-cm

D257

-

Dielectric Constant @ 10E6 Hz

-

D150

-

Dissipation Factor @ 10E6 Hz

-

D150

-

Flammability @ 3.1 mm unless noted

-

UL94

V-0

H20 Water Absorbtion, Immersion, 24 Hrs

% by wt.

D570(7)

-

Water Absorbtion, Saturation

% by wt.

D570(7)

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