Polyken® 296FR

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  • Cargo pit applications for freight carrying aircraft
  • Challenging applications where high adhesion and flame resistance is critical
  • Seaming and repairing cargo compartment liners
  • Covering pins & rivests
  • Metal surface protection during soldering or welding


  • Fiberglass Cloth
  • Bromide-Free Acrylic Adhesive
  • Complies with FAR 25.853(a) & 25.855(d)


  • Super high tensile strength
  • Resists flame penetration for added safety
  • Lightweight construction – saves money
  • Conformable to handle curves and corners
  • Meets EU Drivective 76/769/EEC
  • Repositionable and clean removal
  • Resists flagging and lifting
  • Meets requirement for use in aircraft cargo compartments


FAA - FAR 25.853 (a)/FAR 25.855 (d) 
Boeing - BMS 5-146 
Airbus - ABD0031, Paragraph 7.3.2 
Airbus - ABD0031, Paragraph 7.4 
Boeing - 737-SL-25-115-B 
Boeing - 747-SL-25-195-B 
Boeing - 757-SL-5-085-B 
Boeing - 777-SL-25-037-B 
Measurement US Value Metric Value Test Method
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Total Thickness 7.0 mils 177.8 mic ASTM D-1000
Adhesion to Steel 45 oz/in 4.93 N/cm PSTC-101
Tensile Strength 134 lb/in 234.67 N/cm ASTM D-1000
Weight 6.8 ox/yd2 210 g/m2
Operating Temperature -40° to 275°F -40° to 135°C  ASTM D-1000
Exiting Time 0.66 sec 25.853(a)/25.855(d)
Burn Length 3″ F.A.R. 25.853 (a)
Flame Penetration N/A F.A.R. 25.855 (d)
Drop Exiting N/A F.A.R. 25.853 (a)
After Glow 0 sec. F.A.R. 25.855 (d)

Recommended Storage Conditions: 40-60% Humidity, 60°F-80°F
Standard Shelf Life (at 25°C): 24 months from date of manufacture.

Note: The above are typical values and should not be used in writing specifications

The information presented herein was prepared at BERRY PLASTICS CORPORATION (25 Forge Parkway Franklin, MA 02038) by qualified technical personnel. To Berry Plastics’ knowledge it is true and accurate. However, the information and recommendations are furnished for these products with the understanding that the purchaser or user, as the case may be, will independently determine that the product is suitable for the intended use, and that such use complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. The data are submitted only for the user’s information and consideration, and do not constitute a warranty of any kind (including but not limited to a warranty of merchantability or of fitness for a particular purpose), or a representation for which BERRY PLASTICS assumes any legal responsibility.