Curbell Plastics Publishes Paper on KYDEX® Thermoplastics for Transportation Applications

Design freedom and ease of fabrication for mass transportation, aircraft, and specialty vehicles

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Beth Summers
Curbell Plastics, Inc.
716-667-3377 x7439

ORCHARD PARK, NY – November 8, 2018 – Curbell Plastics, Inc., one of the nation’s premier suppliers of plastic sheet, rod, tube and film today released a technical paper entitled, KYDEX® Thermoplastic Sheet for the Transportation Industry. The paper describes the performance characteristics which make KYDEX® sheet the material of choice for aircraft, passenger trains, buses, RVs and all terrain vehicles.

Topics in this paper include:

  • Durability, impact strength, abrasion and scratch resistance, weight savings
  • Standard and custom colors, variety of textures
  • Design freedom and ease of fabrication
  • Resistance to cleaning chemicals and corrosion
  • Flammability requirements for mass transit and aviation

Beth Summers, marketing communications project manager for Curbell Plastics, commented on the paper. “The transportation industry has some unique requirements for plastic materials including light weight, outstanding aesthetics, durability, and chemical resistance, as well as the ability to meet tough flammability requirements. KYDEX® Thermoplastics offer tremendous value for many different transportation applications including seatbacks, tray tables, wall and ceiling panels, and window shrouds. We think this paper will be a great technical resource for designers of mass transportation equipment, aircraft, and specialty vehicles.”

To download a complimentary copy of the white paper, click here.

About Curbell Plastics

Curbell Plastics, Inc. strategy of investing for the long term and focusing on customer needs has led the organization to grow into one of the nation’s Top Five plastic materials distributors serving commercial and industrial customers since 1942.

Curbell supplies plastic sheet, rod, tube and film materials as well as adhesives and fabricated plastic parts to thousands of commercial businesses, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies while offering innovative services, creative problem solving and next-day delivery. Curbell Plastics has ISO 9001 certification for nine of their locations and corporate headquarters as well as ITAR and EAR compliance. A subsidiary of Curbell, Inc., Curbell Plastics is a privately held company with a 76-year history headquartered in Orchard Park, New York.