KYDEX® 5555

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KYDEX® 5555 is specifically formulated to meet the safety needs of the aviation industry.

General Information

KYDEX® 5555 is a proprietary, high performance acrylic/PVC thermoplastic sheet that meets all fire retardancy requirements set forth in Federal Aviation Regulations 25.853 paragraphs (a) and (d) (old (c)) including low heat release (65/65) in the OSU rate of heat release test. KYDEX® 5555 exceeds the heat release to a level of 55/55. Its excellent properties make it the ideal material to form two-and-three-dimensional aircraft components.

Suggested Applications

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


  • Available in over 200 developed colours, various surface textures, and eight thicknesses ranging from 0.71mm and up.
  • Very resistant to a wide range of concentrate chemicals, and is therefore easy to clean with aggressive cleaners such as
  • Soft Scrub®, Fantastic®, and citrus-based cleaners such as Citri Kleen®. Ammoniated cleaners should be avoided since they can leave a residue.
  • Meets the stringent requirements of the FAR 25.853 paragraph (d) (replaces para.c), in all thicknesses and colours.

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