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A thermoplastic 3D laminate giving designers the ability to incorporate compound corners, logos and wire management holes whilst eliminating unsightly seams and the need for edge banding typically associated with HPL/ TFM surfaces.

Features and Benefits:

  • Tough and durable.
  • Resistant to cracking and chipping.
  • Solid, integral colour.
  • Many colours available.
  • Resistant to a wide range of chemicals.
  • Abrasion resistant.
  • Fire retardant.
  • Very low moisture absorption.
  • Flexibility allows small radius bends.


Store fixtures, kiosks, checkout counters, cabinetry, exhibits and displays, door and drawer fascias, mouldings, pedestals and stands, transaction surfaces, workstations, tabletops, logo and trademark panels, wainscots and flat laminated panels.

Standard product features

Size (w x l):

1447 x 3048 mm.


Extreme durability (XD).

Technical properties:

  • Specific gravity (to ASTM D-792): 1.35.
  • Tensile strength (to ASTM D-638): 42 MPa.
  • Tensile modulus (to ASTM D-638): 2416 MPa.
  • Elongation (to ASTM D-638): 126%.
  • Flexural strength (to ASTM D-790): 66 MPa.
  • Modulus of elasticity (to ASTM D-790): 2480 MPa.
  • Notched izod impact resistance (to ASTM D-256): 801 J/m.
  • Rockwell hardness (R scale, to ASTM D-785): 94.
  • Abrasion resistance (to ASTM D-1044): 0.0095.
  • Ball impact resistance (to NEMA LD3): >3000 mm.
  • Dart impact resistance (to NEMA LD3): >1000 mm.
  • Cleanability (to NEMA LD3): 16.
  • Surface spread of flame (to ASTM E-84): Class 1/A.



KYDEX® sheet is available in a range of standard colours, granite patterns, realistic wood grains and metallics. Custom colours and a diversity of designs are also available to enhance virtually any commercial, retail or institutional styling theme. Consult manufacturer for information.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-45-65/360 Compact or solid grade laminates (HPL)

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James Latham


+44 (0) 207 288 6417

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Manufacturer details

Suite 301 ,
Business Design Centre ,
52 Upper Street,
London, N1 0QH
Tel +44 (0) 207 288 6417
Fax +44 (0)116 281 3806
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