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ABS Plastic (Acrylonitrile - Butadiene - Styrene)

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ABS plastic is an easily machined, tough, low cost rigid thermoplastic plastic with high impact strength, ideal for turning, drilling, milling, sawing, die-cutting, shearing.

ABS plastics are composed of acrylonitrile, butadiene, and styrene in varying proportions, combined by a variety of methods including graft copolymerization and physical blending. Originally an outgrowth of polystyrene modification, the plastics long have been in a category of their own. ABS plastics provide a balanced combination of mechanical toughness, wide temperature range, good dimensional stability, chemical resistance, electrical insulating properties, and ease of fabrication. ABS plastics are produced in a wide range of grades including medium and high-impact, heat-resistant, plateable fire-retardant, and both low and high gloss varieties. ABS plastics are available as compounds for injection molding, blow molding, extrusion, and calendaring, as sheet for thermoforming or cold forming, and in expandable grades for foam molding.

Applications. ABS applications are extremely broad, falling between commodity plastics and the engineering resins. ABS fills the property re1quirement for many parts at a reasonable price.

ABS Plastics Available

Type Material Name Grade Number Form Color Quantity Area
ABS Diamond Polymers ABS 6501 extrusion High imp. regrind to go black 7500 lbs East Coast
ABS GE Cycolac KJB 4051 virgin black 1084 lbs Midwest
ABS GE Cycolac KJU 35101 virgin gray 3468 lbs Midwest

ABS Plastics Wanted

Type Material Name Grade Number Form Color Quantity Area
ABS Magnum 342EZ, 344HP, 1150 prime natural, black any MW, NE