Royalite® R57

Royalite® R57

General Description

Royalite® R57 thermoplastic sheet is a fire-rated, rigid PVC/ABS product specifically developed to meet Federal Aviation Administration requirements. It passes FAR 25.853 (a)(ii) at 0.047” and above. It is lightweight with very high impact strength, high tensile strength, stiffness and excellent formability.


Properties Test Method Value UOM
Specific Gravity (color dependent) ASTM D-792 1.18 - 1.26 n/a
Tensile Strength ASTM D-638 4,800 psi
Flexural Strength ASTM D-790 7,700 psi
Flexural Modulus ASTM D-790 280,000 psi
Izod Impact (Notched) 72°F ASTM D-256 8 ft-lbs/in
Izod Impact (Notched) -20°F ASTM D-256 1.6 ft-lbs/in
Rockwell Hardness (R Scale) ASTM D-785 93 n/a
Heat Deflection Temperature @264 psi, Annealed ASTM D-648 175 °F
Motor Vehicle Safety Standard FMVSS 302 Passes n/a
Flammability - Vertical Burn - 12 second FAR 25.853a (ii) Passes @ 0.047" n/a


Properties Test Method Value UOM
Chemical Resistancen/an/a
Flexural Modulus (stiffness)n/aHighn/a
Formabilityn/aVery Goodn/a
Gloss After Formingn/an/a
Heat Deflection Temperaturen/aAveragen/a
Impact Strengthn/aVery Highn/a
Low Temperature Impact Strengthn/aAveragen/a
Tensile Strengthn/aHighn/a
UV Resistancen/aLown/a
Spartech Royalite® R57

Product Information

Item Description
Product Line Royalite®
Item Code Royalite® R57
Material Description PVC/ABS
Product Description Fire-rated PVC/ABS rigid sheet
  • Passes: FAR 25.853 (a)(ii) @ 0.047"
  • Lightweight with high impact strength
ApplicationsAircraft cabin and seat components


Polymer Tag Polymer Name
RPVC Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride
Alloy Thermoplastic Alloy

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*All values based on 0.125" unless otherwise stated

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