Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene + Polycarbonate (ABS+PC)

Alternative and trade names
Bayblend®, Cycolac™, Novodur®


It is a high impact amorphous thermoplastic blends combine ease of processing with low-temperature ductility. With excellent impact resistance, heat resistance, and outstanding aesthetics. It provides an excellent design solution when both appearance and durability are important.



Density ρ

1.06 - 1.17 g/cm³ at 20 °C


Elastic modulus E

2 - 2.6 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation A

50 - 100 % at 20 °C

Impact strength, Charpy notched Ivnot

30 - 65 kJ/m² at 20 °C

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched Iunnot

40 kJ/m² at 20 °C

no break

Max allowed stress σmax

40 - 60 MPa at 20 °C

at 3-5% strain


Coefficient of thermal expansion α

5E-5 - 1E-4 1/K at 20 °C


UL 94 HB

Max service temperature, long Tmaxlong

90 °C

Max service temperature, short Tmaxshort

120 °C

Melting point Tm

260 °C

Thermal conductivity λ

0.2 W/(m·K) at 20 °C


Dielectric constant εr

3 - 3.1 [-] at 20 °C

Electrical resistivity ρel

1.00E+13 - 1.00E+14 Ω·m at 20 °C




Technological properties

Application areas

Electroplating applications, mobilephone housings, power supply boxes

Processing methods

Injection molding, blow molding, extrusion, coating

This material data has been provided by M-Base.

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.