Royalite® R52

Royalite® R52

General Description

Royalite® R52 thermoplastic sheet provides a fire-rated*, rigid PVC/acrylic product that combines very high impact strength, tensile strength, stiffness and hardness with excellent formability. It is recognized under the component program of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. with a classification of UL94V-0 at 0.027" gauge and UL94-5VA at 0.051" gauge. Royalite® R52 sheet has excellent chemical and stain resistance.


Properties Test Method Value UOM
Specific Gravity (color dependent) ASTM D-792 1.35 n/a
Tensile Strength ASTM D-638 5,800 psi
Flexural Strength ASTM D-790 9,500 psi
Flexural Modulus ASTM D-790 320,000 psi
Izod Impact (Notched) 72°F ASTM D-256 15 ft-lbs/in
Izod Impact (Notched) -40°F ASTM D-256 0.8 ft-lbs/in
Rockwell Hardness (R Scale) ASTM D-785 100 n/a
Heat Deflection Temperature @264 psi, Annealed ASTM D-648 150 °F
Thermal Conductivity ASTM C-177 1.01 BTU/in/hr/ft2/°F
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion ASTM D-696 4.0 - 6.0 x10-5 in/in/°F
Motor Vehicle Safety Standard FMVSS 302 Passes n/a
Flammability UL 94 V-0 Listed @ 0.027" n/a
Flammability UL 94-5VA Listed @ 0.051" n/a
Flammability UL 94-5VB Listed @ 0.031" n/a
Flame Spread Index ASTM E-162 < 6 n/a
Flammability - Vertical Burn - 60 second FAR 25.853a (i) Passes @ 0.028" n/a
Flammability - Vertical Burn - 12 second FAR 25.853a (ii) Passes @ 0.028" n/a


Properties Test Method Value UOM
Chemical Resistancen/an/a
Flexural Modulus (stiffness)n/aVery Highn/a
Gloss After Formingn/an/a
Hardnessn/aVery Highn/a
Heat Deflection Temperaturen/aAveragen/a
Impact Strengthn/aVery Highn/a
Low Temperature Impact Strengthn/aAveragen/a
Tensile Strengthn/aVery Highn/a
UV Resistancen/aGoodn/a
Spartech Royalite® R52

Product Information

Item Description
Product Line Royalite®
Item Code Royalite® R52
Material Description PVC/Acrylic
Product Description Fire-rated PVC/Acrylic rigid sheet
  • Listed: UL 94 V-0 @ 0.027"
  • Listed: UL 94 5VA @ 0.051"
  • Passes: FAR 25.853 (a)(i) @ 0.040"
  • Class A: ASTM E84 @ 0.028", bonded and unbonded
  • Meets: CAL 1350
  • Medical and electronic components and enclosures
  • Aircraft cabin and seat components
  • Mass transit
  • Building and construction


Polymer Tag Polymer Name
RPVC Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride
Alloy Thermoplastic Alloy

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*This term and any corresponding data refer to typical performance in the specific tests indicated and should not be construed to imply this material’s behavior under actual fire conditions.

*All values based on 0.125" unless otherwise stated and no use of customer regrind

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