Kydex® can be thermoformed, post formed, brake formed and laminated. Provided by Interstate Plastics.
Using standard tools, Kydex® thermoforming sheets can be drilled, vacuum formed, brake formed or punch press. Kydex® is a machinable thermoplastic that can be molded to form fit just about any shape imaginable without expensive tools and machinery. Kydex® can reduce the number of individual parts needed in many applications, thereby reducing assembly costs.
Kydex® applications range from aviation and transit interiors, medical equipment and building interiors to furniture and fixtures. A very popular use for Kydex® involves thermoforming gun holsters and knife sheaths, for which many customers have found various applications for at-home Kydex® vacuum forming solutions.
Kydex® can be used as protection from electrical shock and has multiple equipment housing applications for tools such as electrical welders that require durability and high impact strength.
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