Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene / Polysulphone Alloy - ABS/PSul

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Improved melt flow over Polysulphone. High HDT at 150°C ( 300°F ).  Better toughness than Polysulphone.  Can be electroplated.

Disadvantages

Increased cost compared to ABS.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

1.14

Surface Hardness

R117

Tensile Strength (MPa)

51

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

2.5

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

0.51

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

6.5

Elongation at Break (%)

3.7

Strain at Yield (%)

1.4

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

125

Water Absorption (%)

0.2

Oxygen Index (%)

22

Flammability UL94

V2

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

16

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

17

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.004

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

3.14

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

157

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

150

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

3 @120

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

280 - 310

Mould Shrinkage (%)

0.7

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

70 - 120

Applications

Electrical connectors, components for relays, switch housings, plated plumbing parts, food service trays. 

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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