Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene - ABS High Impact

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Higher notched izod impact strength ( ~ 0.4 kJ/m / 7.5 ft lb/in ) than other types of ABS.

Disadvantages

Lower tensile strength creep resistance hardness and scratch resistance than medium impact ABS.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.03

Surface Hardness

RR102

Tensile Strength (MPa)

38

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

2.2

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.4

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

9

Elongation at Break (%)

8

Strain at Yield (%)

2.6

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

70

Water Absorption (%)

0.3

Oxygen Index (%)

19

Flammability UL94

HB

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

16

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

25

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.007

Dielectric Constant 1kHz

2.8

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

98

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

89

Material Drying hrs @ (°C)

2 @ 90

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

230 - 270

Mould Shrinkage (%)

0.7

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

40 - 60

Applications

Safety helmets, boat hulls, recreational vehicle bodies and parts, luggage, ski boots, insulated power tools, furniture, agricultural parts and DWV pipe.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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