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Compare ABS to Phenolic

ABS belongs to the thermoplastics classification, while phenolic belongs to the thermoset plastics. There are 7 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (14, in this case) are not shown.

Material Properties in Common

Density, g/cm3

ABS 1.0 to 1.4
Phenolic 1.3

Dielectric Strength (Breakdown Potential), kV/mm

ABS 15 to 16
Phenolic 46

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa

ABS 2.0 to 2.6
Phenolic 3.8

Elongation at Break, %

ABS 3.5 to 50
Phenolic 2.0

Strength to Weight Ratio, kN-m/kg

ABS 36 to 80
Phenolic 37

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa

ABS 37 to 110
Phenolic 48

Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K

ABS 81 to 95
Phenolic 120