KYDEX sheet brings designer look, color to aircraft interiors


If you thought aircraft interiors have to be boring and beige, take another look the next time you fly. KYDEX LLC, a Sekisui Chemical Group company, announced the launch of the aviation industry’s first fully compliant, colored translucent thermoformable sheet at the recent Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas, in Seattle, WA.

The KYDEX FST CTL Colored Translucent Sheet is the first colored thermoplastics translucent sheet that meets the compliance mandates of the aviation industry for toxicity, flammability and low smoke. KYDEX FST CTL was specifically formulated to meet all Boeing and Airbus toxicity requirements for aircraft interior components.

The new KYDEX FST CTL comes from the KYDEX designLab, which is the company’s vision of leading the way in new materials, colors and innovative solutions for customers. That marks a new paradigm for KYDEX , according to the company’s new President, Ronn Cort, who took the helm this past July following a long career at the company, most recently as international business manager for sales outside North America....

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