Janesville Tool Arbor Presses Make Kydex Applications Easy

Create custom kydex knife sheaths & firearm holsters

Kydex is a line of thermoplastic acrylic-polyvinyl chloride. This combination of materials provides both rigidity and formability necessary to create highly-customizable work.

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Characteristics of Kydex include:

  • Durability 
  • Waterproof
  • Scratch resistant

An arbor press allows for consistently neat rivet, eyelet and snap applications on leather and Kydex materials. Avoid messy glue and get the controlled pressing necessary to properly roll fasten Kydex rivets for your knife sheath, firearm holster and more.

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Kydex is great for:

  • Knife Sheaths
  • Firearm Holsters 
  • Truck Fenders
  • Motor Covers
  • Safety Helmets
  • Air Exhaust Systems

Kydex is easy to form with an arbor press

Whether you create Kydex holsters and sheaths as a hobby or run a business, an arbor press from Janesville Tool creates a high-quality finish every time. Our experts can customize any arbor press to match your needs. Explore our entire range of die cutting sets and components crafted from stainless steel.

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