Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

Properties

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Bulk Modulus
3.5 GPa, or 0.50 106 psi
Density
1.06 g/cm3, or 66.1 lb/ft3
Elastic (Young's) Modulus
1.9 GPa, or 0.27 106 psi
Glass Transition Temperature
100 °C, or 210 °F
Heat Deflection Temperature
At 1.82 MPa (264 psi)
95 °C, or 200 °F
Heat Deflection Temperature
At 455 kPa (66 psi)
105 °C, or 221 °F
Maximum Temperature
Typical Guideline
80 °C, or 170 °F
Maximum Temperature
Decomposition
Shear Modulus
0.95 GPa, or 0.13 106 psi
Specific Heat Capacity
Conventional
1400 J/kg-K
Specific Heat Capacity
Volumetric
1400 103 J/m3-K
Speed of Sound
42 103 m/s, or 130 103 ft/s
Stiffness-to-Weight Ratio
Shear
0.89 MN-m/kg
Stiffness-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile
1.7 MN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile, Ultimate
37 kN-m/kg
Tensile Strength
Ultimate
40 MPa, or 5.8 103 psi
Thermal Conductivity
Ambient
0.23 W/m-K
Thermal Expansion
20 to 100°C
95 µm/m-K
Vicat Softening Temperature
104 °C, or 219 °F
Water Absorption
After 24 Hours
0.3 %
Water Absorption
At Saturation
0.7 %

Trade Names

See Also

Charles A. Harper (editor), Modern Plastics Handbook, 1999.


J. A. Brydson, Plastics Materials, 7th ed., 1999 (link).


Michael L. Berins (editor), SPI Plastics Engineering Handbook of the Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc., 5th ed., 2000.

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