ABS Resin Characteristics & Uses
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ABS Resin Material Data Sheet
|Material||ABS + All Alloys|
|Chemical Name||Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene|
|Opacity||Clear to Opaque|
|Strength||Tensile Strength: 6030 PSI Yield|
|Shrinkage||0.4 to 0.8%|
|Melting Point||230° F|
|Deflection Temperature||161-228° F|
|Service Temperature||186° F|
|Advantages|| ABS resin is one of the most widely-used engineering thermoplastics. It offers excellent surface appearance, strength & stiffness. ABS resin also has good toughness, low creep, excellent dimensional stability & chemical resistance. It is versatile and easy to process.|
Each of the 3 monomers in ABS resin provide different, important properties:
|Disadvantages||The disadvantages of ABS resin include:|