Description

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) is a very popular thermoplastic. It has a wide range of properties, making it suited to a large number of applications. Extrudr ABS can be used in applications for direct/indirect food contact under the FDA regulation.

Properties

General

Density ρ

1.05 g/cm³ at 20 °C

ASTM D792

Melt mass-flow rate MFR

44 g/10min at 20 °C

ASTM D1238

Shrinkage cshrink

0.4 % at 20 °C

ASTM D955

Mechanical

Breaking stress Sbreak

5.5 % at 20 °C

ASTM D882

Elastic modulus E

2.15 GPa at 20 °C

ASTM D638

Elongation A

30 % at 20 °C

ASTM D638

Flexural modulus Ebend

2.35 GPa at 20 °C

ASTM D790

Flexural strength σbend

67.35 MPa at 20 °C

ASTM D790

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM IIzod,not,astm

250 J/m at 20 °C

ASTM D256

Tensile strength Rm

42.5 MPa at 20 °C

ASTM D638

Thermal

Flammability

UL-94 1/16‘ HB

Melting point Tm

180 - 200 °C

ISO 3146-C

Vicat softening temperature Tsoft

94 °C

ASTM D1525

Technological properties

Application areas

The strength, flexibility, machinability and high-temperature resistance of ABS often makes it the plastic preferred by engineers and people intending to use plastic in a mechanical context.

Compliance

Extrudr ABS can be used in applications for direct/indirect food contact under the FDA regulation

Handling recommendations

Store at room temperature (18-27°C / 65-80°F), out of direct heat and sunlight, and in a dry place. When stored correctly, this material has a shelf life of 1 year.

This material data has been provided by extrudr.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.