what is kydex

Kydex is an acrlic-polyvinal chloride alloy produced by KYDEX, LLC. Kydex is easily molded and formed by heating then cooling over an object to retain that shape.  Kydex has a number of advantages over leather in forming holsters and sheaths. Kydex comes in a wide variety of colors and thickness. Kydex obtains superior rigidity and formabilty this is very good for making holsters and sheaths. The rigid property of kydex is great for drawing  and holstering guns ,knives and other products. With leather when you draw an object the leather can deform making it difficult to re insert the weapon or knife.

  • WATERPROOF
  • SCRATCH RESISTANT WITH A ROSKWELL “R” SCALE 90
  • HOLDS ITS SHAPE WHEN FORMED
  • WILL NOT SCRATCH
  • LOW FRICTION
  • MICROBAN-ANTIMICROBIAL THAT IT FIGHTS THE GROWTH OF MOLD AND BACTERIA
  • EXCELLENT CLEANABILITY
  • HIGH CHEMICAL RESISTANCE
  • HIGH IMPACT RESISTANCE
  • HIGH ABRASION RESISTANCE
  • FLAME RETARDANT-CLASS 1/A FIRE RATING
  • NSF/ANSI STANDARD 51 FOOT RATED