ABS Material

ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) is a commonly used thermoplastic polymer. It is composed of three monomers: acrylonitrile, butadiene, and styrene. ABS is known for its strength, toughness, and versatility, which make it suitable for a wide range of applications.

characteristics of ABS plastic.

  1. Strength and Impact Resistance: ABS is known for its high strength and excellent impact resistance, making it suitable for applications that require durable materials able to withstand mechanical stress and rough handling.
  2. Temperature Resistance: ABS can withstand relatively high temperatures without deforming, making it suitable for use in environments with fluctuating temperature conditions. It has a high glass transition temperature, typically around 105°C to 110°C.
  3. Chemical Resistance: ABS exhibits good resistance to a wide range of chemicals, including acids, alkalis, and various solvents. This resistance makes it suitable for applications where exposure to chemicals is a concern, such as automotive components and household appliances.
  4. Versatility in Processing: ABS can be easily molded, extruded, or thermoformed into various shapes and sizes, offering versatility in manufacturing processes. It can also be machined, drilled, or sanded after processing, allowing for further customization.
  5. Surface Finish: ABS has a smooth surface finish, which can be easily polished or painted to achieve desired aesthetics. Its ability to retain colour and finish makes it suitable for applications where appearance is important, such as consumer electronics and automotive parts.

Overall, ABS is a robust and versatile thermoplastic known for its strength, impact resistance, temperature resistance, chemical resistance, and ease of processing. It finds applications across a wide range of industries, including automotive, electronics, construction, and consumer goods.

Material Properties


Physical Properties

  • Density - 1.05 g/cm³
  • Vicat Softening Temp - 94 °C
  • Heat Deflection Temp - 87 °C
  • Melting Temp - 200 °C
  • Melt Index - 34.2 ± 3.8 g/10 min

Mechanical Properties

  • Tensile Strength - 33 ± 3 MPa
  • Breaking Elongation Rate - 10.5 ± 1.0%
  • Bending Modulus - 1880 ± 110 MPa
  • Bending Strength - 62 ± 4 MPa
  • Impact Strength - 39 ± 3.6 kJ/m²

ABS Colour Table


Hex Code


Beige #DFD1A7
Transparent #7248BD
Olive #789D4A
Tangerine Yellow #FFC72C
Azure #489FDF
Silver #87909A
Red #D32941
Orange #FF6A13
Yellow #FCE900
Mint #7AE1BF
B Green #00AE42
Blue #0A2CA5
Purple #AF1685
Black #000000
Navy Blue #0C2340