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ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)

ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) is an amorphous thermoplastic material, with a continuous use temperature range of -4° F (-20° C) to 176° F (80° C). It is categorized as a standard material, and offers a balanced combination of mechanical toughness, impact resistance, and ease of fabrication and thermoforming.

Benefits of ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)

<p>Outstanding Impact Strength</p>

Outstanding Impact Strength

<p>High Melt Strength for Easy Thermoforming</p>

High Melt Strength for Easy Thermoforming

<p>Excellent for Deep Draw Thermoforming</p>

Excellent for Deep Draw Thermoforming

<p>Very Good Chemical Resistance</p>

Very Good Chemical Resistance

Product Options


Black, White, Natural (glossy and matte finishes)

  • General Purpose
  • Premium
  • Utility
  • Low Gloss

Dimensions: 48″ x 96″
Thickness: 0.040″ – 4″

Diameter: 0.25″ – 6″
Length: 5′ – 10′

Physical Properties

Units ASTM Test ABS
Tensile strength @ break @ 73°F psi D638 3,830 – 7,260
Flexural modulus @ 73°F psi D790 223,000 – 417,000
Izod impact (notched) ft-lbs/in of notch D256 1.7 – 7.7
Deflection Temperature Under Load @ 264 psi Unannealed ft-lbs/in of notch D658 166 – 213
Continuous Use Temperature °F D794 140 – 167
Water absorption @ 73°F – 24 hours % D570 0.20 – 0.31
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE) (in/in F) D696 4.4E-5 to 5.0E-5

* Technical Data is provided courtesy of UL Prospector (www.ulprospector.com) and IAPD (www.IAPD.org).

Data is to be considered representative and is provided for guidance only. All product performance must be verified by the user under actual application conditions.