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Compare PBT to ABS

Both PBT and ABS are thermoplastics. There are 9 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (9, in this case) are not shown.

Material Properties in Common

Density, g/cm3

PBT 1.3 to 1.5
ABS 1.0 to 1.4

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa

PBT 2.7 to 8.7
ABS 2.0 to 2.6

Elongation at Break, %

PBT 2.5 to 43
ABS 3.5 to 50

Flexural Modulus, GPa

PBT 2.6 to 9.1
ABS 2.1 to 7.6

Flexural Strength, MPa

PBT 79 to 210
ABS 72 to 97

Heat Deflection Temperature At 1.82 MPa (264 psi), °C

PBT 4.0
ABS 76 to 110

Heat Deflection Temperature At 455 kPa (66 psi), °C

PBT 160
ABS 83 to 110

Strength to Weight Ratio, kN-m/kg

PBT 44 to 89
ABS 36 to 80

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa

PBT 58 to 140
ABS 37 to 110