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Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene: Injection Molding Grade, High Impact
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Glossary » Materials » Polymers » Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene » Injection Molding Grade, High Impact
Injection Molding Grade, High Impact ABS is a subcategory of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene. It is specially formulated to injection molding grade, high impact. Its elastic modulus ranges from 140 to 300 MPa. Its flexural modulus ranges from 179 to 375 MPa. Its tensile strength ranges from 4400 to 6300 MPa at break. Its flexural strength ranges from 5400 to 11000 MPa. Its compressive strength ranges from 4500 to 8000 MPa. Its Izod Impact strength ranges from 6 to 10.5 J/cm. Its elongation at break ranges from 3.5 to 75 %. Its hardness ranges from 85 to 106 Rockwell R. Its specific gravity ranges from 1.01 to 1.05. Its coefficient of thermal expansion ranges from 95 to 110 x 10-6/°C. Its melting temperature ranges from 91 to 110 °C. Its molding pressure ranges from 8 to 25 MPa.

Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene, also known as ABS, is a thermoplastic. Common trade names are Cycolac and Lustran. It is tough, hard and rigid. It has good chemical resistance, dimensional stability, and creep resistance. It is electroplatable and inexpensive. It has moderate mechanical strength but with a tendency to stress crack. Also, it will be degraded (dissolved) when exposed to acetone. ABS is commonly used in electronic housings, auto parts, consumer products, pipe fittings, waste pipes, computer housings (electroplated on the inside), and automotive interior and exterior trim. ABS is considered superior for its hardness, gloss, toughness, and electrical insulation properties. Although ABS plastics are used primarily for their mechanical properties, they also have good electrical properties that are fairly constant over a wide range of frequencies.
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Other common Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) include Extrusion Grade ABS, Flame-Retardant Grades, Molding and Extrusion ABS, ABS / PVC Flame-Retardant Grades, Molding and Extrusion ABS, ABS / PC Flame-Retardant Grades, Molding and Extrusion ABS, ABS / Nylon ABS, ABS / PC Injection Molding and Extrusion ABS, Injection Molding Grade, Heat Resistant ABS, Injection Molding Grade, Medium Impact ABS, Injection Molding Grade, Platable ABS, Injection Molding Grade ABS, 20% Glass Fiber Reinforced Injection Molding Grade ABS, 30% Glass Fiber Reinforced Injection Molding Grade ABS, 20% Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Injection Molding Grade ABS, 40% Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Injection Molding Grade ABS, 6% Stainless Steel Fiber EMI Shielding (conductive) ABS, 7% Stainless Steel Fiber EMI Shielding (conductive) ABS, 10% Stainless Steel Fiber EMI Shielding (conductive) ABS, 20% PAN Carbon Fiber EMI Shielding (conductive) ABS, 20% Graphite Fiber EMI Shielding (conductive) ABS, 40% Aluminum Flake EMI Shielding (conductive) ABS, and Rubber Modified Injection Molding and Extrusion Grades ABS.
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