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Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
Material Properties
Density: 1.03 to 1.38 g/cm3 (64 to 86 lb/ft3)
Dielectric Constant (Relative Permittivity): 2.7 to 3.5
Dielectric Strength (Breakdown Potential): 13 to 20 kV/mm (0.5 to 0.8 V/mil)
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus: 1.7 to 2.8 GPa (0.25 to 0.41 x 106 psi)
Electrical Resistivity Order of Magnitude: 13 10x Ω-m
Elongation at Break: 3 to 75 %
Flexural Modulus: 2.1 to 7.6 GPa (0.30 to 1.1 x 106 psi)
Flexural Strength: 69 to 97 MPa (10 to 14 x 103 psi)
Glass Transition Temperature: 100 °C (210 °F)
Heat Deflection Temperature: At 1.82 MPa (264 psi): 76 to 109 °C (170 to 228 °F)
Heat Deflection Temperature: At 455 kPa (66 psi): 84 to 118 °C (180 to 240 °F)
Specific Heat Capacity: 1080 to 1400 J/kg-K
Strength to Weight Ratio: 31 to 80 kN-m/kg
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS): 33 to 110 MPa (4.8 to 16 x 103 psi)
Thermal Expansion: 83 to 95 µm/m-K
See Also
Modern Plastics Handbook, Charles A. Harper (editor), 1999
Plastics Materials, 7th ed., J. A. Brydson, 1999
SPI Plastics Engineering Handbook of the Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc., 5th ed., Michael L. Berins (editor), 2000
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