It has excellent impact, temperature, and chemical resistance, and is easy to machine and process. ABS has a smooth surface finish and can undergo several post-processing treatments, including coloring, surface metallization, welding, electroplating, bonding, and hot pressing.
Various industries use ABS, including automotive, manufacturing, electronics, consumer goods, construction, and more.
|Process||CNC machining, injection molding, and 3D printing|
|Intolerance||With drawing: as low as +/- 0.005 mm Without drawing: ISO 2768 medium|
|Applications||Production-like parts (pre-injection molding) for impact-resistant applications|
Subtypes of PEEK Available
|Types of subtypes||Tensile strength (yield strength)||Break elongation||Hardness||Density||Temperature maximum|
|ABS||PSI of 5,100||Approximately 40 percent||R100 Rockwell||A density of 0.969 grams per cubic centimeter 0.035 pounds per cubic foot.||160°F|