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SEKISUI SPI KYDEX® 6565(d) Thermoplastic Sheet
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic

Material Notes: Decorative low heat release aviation sheet

KYDEX® 6565(d) is a proprietary, high performance, decorative thermoplastic sheet specifically formulated to meet the safety needs of the aviation industry

KYDEX® 6565(d) is a proprietary, high performance, decorative thermoplastic sheet that meets all fire retardancy requirements set forth in Federal Aviation Regulations 25.853 paragraphs (a) and (d) including low heat release (65/65) in the OSU rate of heat release test. Its excellent properties make it the ideal material to form two- and three-dimensional aircraft components.

Suggested Applications:

  • Seat parts
  • Window shades
  • Life vest shrouds
  • Passenger service units
  • Monitor shrouds
  • Bulkhead laminates
  • Armrests
  • Molding strips
  • Tray tables
  • Kick panels


  • Available in a wide range of thicknesses, enabling you to satisfy both the functional and aesthetic requirements of any aircraft interior.
  • Very resistant to a wide range of concentrate chemicals, and is therefore easy to clean with standard household cleaning agents excluding abrasive and concentrated products
  • Meets the stringent requirements of the FAR 25.853 (a) and (d) in all thicknesses and colors
  • 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
  • Can be formed on all standard presses and cut on all standard die-cutting machines
  • Secondary operations include: machining, sawing, blanking, punching, etc. are easily performed

Values based upon 3.18 mm (0.125 in) sheet unless otherwise specified

Information provided by Sekisui Polymer Innovations

Available Properties
  • Specific Gravity, ASTM D792
  • Hardness, Rockwell R, ASTM D785
  • Tensile Strength, ASTM D638
  • Modulus of Elasticity, ASTM D790
  • Flexural Strength, ASTM D790
  • Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi), ASTM D648, Annealed
  • Processing Temperature, Forming Temperature
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