King StarLite® XL is an economical cellular (closed cell) utility sheet made from select high-grade King StarBoard® recycled high-density polyethylene. It is ideal for boat parts, as an upholstery substrate and in other behind-the-scenes applications where edges aren’t visible. King StarLite XL is up to 35% lighter in weight than King StarBoard and it offers the same quality textured surface on both sides.

King StarLite XL is upgradable to King MicroShield® with an advanced antimicrobial technology for protecting the product surface against stain and odor causing bacteria, algae and fungi.*

For more information about King MicroShield®, please visit product page.

Disclaimer: King MicroShield® may affect color.

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*For bacteriostatic, fungistatic, & algistatic properties. This product is exempt from registration under 40 CFR 152.25(a). King MicroShield® effectiveness verified by ISO and ASTM standards. This product does not protect users or others from disease-causing bacteria. Always clean this product thoroughly after use.


Standard Sheet Size

in: 60″ x 96″
mm: 1524mm x 2438mm


Standard Gauges

in: 1/4″ 3/8″ 1/2″ 3/4″
mm: 6.4mm 9.53mm 12.7mm 19mm

Approximate Weight

lbs: 40 lbs 56 lbs 72 lbs 108 lbs
kg: 18.14kg 25.4kg 32.6kg 49kg

Tolerance information:
Gauges 1/4″ up to 3/4” ± 5% | Length and width plus only at room temperature

Custom sheet sizes and gauges available

Physical Properties
Properties Units ASTM Nominal Values
Density g/cm3 D792 0.77 & 0.7187
Tensile Strength @ Yield psi D638 >3,300
Tensile Modulus psi D638 165,000
Elongation @ Yield % D638 9.6
Flexural Modulus psi D790 130,000
Flexural Stress @ 5% Strain psi D790 2,990
Compressive Properties 10% Strain psi D695 2,910
Durometer Shore D D2240 64.9
Izod Impact Resistance ft.lbs./in.2 D256 1.4
Heat Deflection Temp. 66 psi ºC (ºF)  D648  87ºC (188ºF )
Screw Holding Strength lbs D1761 325
Flammability Rating UL94 HB

All values are determined on specimens prepared according to ASTM. Nominal values should not be interpreted as specifications.
King StarLite® XL is made entirely from FDA and USDA approved material.


Additional Information

General Applications:

  • Environmentally stabilized to withstand tough
    marine conditions.
  • Matte textured on both sides.
  • Will not swell, rot, or delaminate when exposed to
    humidity or water.
  • Resists odor even in wet environments.
  • An excellent substrate for mounting instruments.
  • Able to securely hold staples and screws.
  • Available in large sheets up to 60” x 96” or 48” x 96”.
  • Custom sheet sizes available.
  • The perfect lightweight replacement for plywoods
    or MDF.
  • Flexes without breaking, unlike plywood or PVC
    foam products.
  • Easy to clean and never needs refinishing.
  • Perfect for upholstered parts. Bends without breaking.
  • Easy to fabricate using standard woodworking tools.
  • Proven on thousands of boats and yachts.
  • Experienced boat builders and boaters know the
    King StarBoard® brand and trust it more than any other.