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ABS

Price

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Strength

Excellent mechanical properties, High accuracy & repeatability.

Weakness

Greater geometry restrictions than 3D printing.

Common Application

Consumer goods, automotive parts, electronics: casings for devices, computer peripherals, luggage and cases.

Properties at a Glance

*Pease note: The following material properties are for reference only. Actual values may vary depending on the selected material brand.
Property Metric English
Density 1.01-1.20 g/cm³ 62.9-74.9 lb/ft³
Water Absorption 0.050-1.0 % 0.050-1.0 %
Shore Hardness D 82-100 82-100
Max Temp. Air 80-100°C 176-212°F
Flammabilitiy, UL94 HB - V-0 HB - V-0
Elongation at Break 10-50% 10-50%

Chemical Properties

  • Very good resistance to acid and alkalis.
  • Stability in various environments, like varying temperatures and humidity levels.
  • Poor resistance to aromatic hydrocarbons, halogenated hydrocarbons, and alcohols.
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Injection Molding

A Comprehensive Guide For ABS Injection Molding

ABS Injection Molding ABS injection molding is a versatile and widely used manufacturing process, utilizing Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) as the primary material. The ABS ...

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Yes, ABS is recyclable. It can be melted down and reshaped into new products, making it suitable for reuse. However, the recycling process can be challenging due to the diverse range of additives and the potential for degradation during multiple cycles of heating and cooling. Additionally, sorting ABS from other plastics in recycling streams can be difficult, which can hinder the efficiency of the recycling process.
ABS itself is generally considered non-toxic, but when it's heated or burned, it can release chemicals like styrene that might be bad for health if breathed in a lot. So, it's important to handle and use ABS safely, especially when it's heated or burned.
There are different types of ABS grades available for various uses:
  1. Standard ABS: Good for general purposes.
  2. High-impact ABS: Tougher, for stronger applications.
  3. Flame-retardant ABS: Safer in case of fire.
  4. UV-resistant ABS: Lasts longer outdoors.
  5. Medical-grade ABS: Meets medical standards.