ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)
Description

ABS is one of the most widely used and versatile thermoplastics with color of opaque ivory. It is made up of three monomers: acrylonitrile, butadiene, and styrene. The proportions of the monomers typically range from 25% to 40% acrylonitrile, 10%–30% butadiene, and 30%–60% styrene. This material has excellent toughness and rigidity, low creep, high dimensional stability, low weight and a good resistance to acids, alkalis, and abrasion.

Features
  • High Rigidity & Impact Resistance:It remains hard, rigid, and tough even at low temperatures.
  • High Applicability due to its low melting point.
  • Good Bonding Performance with other materials. e.g., surface printing, coating treatment.
  • Good Insulating Properties
Applications

automotive trim components, drain-waste-vent pipe systems, bumpers, housings and covers, electronic assemblies, prototypes, musical instruments, building & construction, vacuum-formed parts, transportation industries, toys, household and consumer goods…

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Technical Data
Item Property Test Method Unit Value
Physical Density ASTM D792 g/cm3 1.08
Water Absorption ASTM D570 % 0.43
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D786 - 107
 
Mechanical Tensile Modulus ASTM D638 psi 310,000
Tensile Strength ASTM D638 psi 5,400
Flexural Modulus ASTM D790 psi 310,000
Flexural Strength ASTM D790 psi 9,600
Izod Impact ASTM D256 (23°C) ft-lb/in 8.0
 
Thermal Vicat Softening Point ASTM D648 °C/°F 85 / 185
Heat Deflection Temperature ASTM D648 °C/°F 92 / 198
Linear Coefficient of Expansion ASTM D696 in/in/°F 4.5×10-5
Flammability UL 94 - HB
 
Electrical Electrical Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 Ω/cm 1.0E±15
Dielectric Constant ASTM D150 60 Hz 2.99
Dissipation Factor ASTM D150 60 Hz 0.02
Dielectric Strength ASTM D149 V/mm 27,000