Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) Typical Properties Generic ABS

Product Description
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic ABS

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
General  
Material Status 
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Availability 
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  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
     
--
1,03 to 1,11
 
ASTM D792
73°F
1,04 to 1,11
g/cm³
ISO 1183
--
0,0379
lb/in³
ISO 1183 2
--
1,01 to 1,10
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Apparent Density
0,25 to 0,36
g/cm³
ASTM D1895
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
     
220°C/10.0 kg
1,0 to 36
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
220°C/10.0 kg
0,49 to 36
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR)
     
220°C/10.0 kg
0,0793 to 2,52
in³/10min
ISO 1133
--
1,36
in³/10min
ISO 1133 2
Molding Shrinkage
     
Flow : 73°F
4,5E-3 to 7,4E-3
in/in
ASTM D955
Across Flow : 73°F
3,7E-3 to 9,1E-3
in/in
ASTM D955
73°F
0,48 to 0,71
%
ISO 294-4
Water Absorption
     
73°F, 24 hr
0,20 to 0,31
%
ASTM D570
73°F, 24 hr
0,26 to 0,31
%
ISO 62
Saturation, 73°F
0,30 to 1,0
%
ASTM D570
Saturation, 73°F
0,10 to 1,6
%
ISO 62
Saturation
0,19
%
ISO 62 2
Equilibrium, 73°F
0,30 to 0,31
%
ASTM D570
Equilibrium, 73°F, 50% RH
0,10 to 0,37
%
ISO 62
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
     
73°F
246000 to 410000
psi
ASTM D638
73°F
251000 to 400000
psi
ISO 527-2
--
311000
psi
ISO 527-2 2
Tensile Strength
     
Yield, 73°F
4940 to 7420
psi
ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
5200 to 9210
psi
ISO 527-2
Yield
6030
psi
ISO 527-2 2
Break, 73°F
3830 to 7260
psi
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
4190 to 6080
psi
ISO 527-2
73°F
4660 to 7750
psi
ASTM D638
73°F
5800 to 7030
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Elongation
     
Yield, 73°F
2,0 to 12
%
ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
1,8 to 3,6
%
ISO 527-2
Yield
5,0
%
ISO 527-2 2
Break, 73°F
1,0 to 57
%
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
4,6 to 27
%
ISO 527-2
Nominal Tensile Strain at Break
     
73°F
8,8 to 36
%
ISO 527-2
--
16 to 50
%
ISO 527-2 2
Flexural Modulus
     
73°F
223000 to 417000
psi
ASTM D790
73°F
270000 to 415000
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Strength
     
73°F
7540 to 11800
psi
ASTM D790
73°F
7830 to 12500
psi
ISO 178
Yield, 73°F
7950 to 11200
psi
ASTM D790
Break, 73°F
7820 to 10600
psi
ASTM D790
Coefficient of Friction
0,080 to 0,46
 
ASTM D1894
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
     
73°F
2,7 to 14
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179
-22°F
4,03
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eA 2
73°F
17,1
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179/1eA 2
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength (73°F)
2,9 to 87
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179
Notched Izod Impact
     
73°F
1,7 to 7,7
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
73°F
4,3 to 17
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180
Unnotched Izod Impact
     
73°F
1,1 to 31
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
73°F
3,2 to 48
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180
Instrumented Dart Impact
     
73°F
25,0 to 351
in·lb
ASTM D3763
73°F
2,84 to 24,3
ft·lb
ISO 6603-2
Gardner Impact (73°F)
24,0 to 359
in·lb
ASTM D3029
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness
     
73°F
97 to 115
 
ASTM D785
73°F
95 to 117
 
ISO 2039-2
Ball Indentation Hardness
10700 to 16100
psi
ISO 2039-1
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
     
66 psi, Unannealed
179 to 213
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed
161 to 222
°F
ISO 75-2/B
66 psi, Annealed
210 to 217
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Annealed
185 to 228
°F
ISO 75-2/B
264 psi, Unannealed
166 to 213
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Unannealed
161 to 212
°F
ISO 75-2/A
264 psi, Annealed
185 to 212
°F
ASTM D648
264 psi, Annealed
193 to 214
°F
ISO 75-2/A
Continuous Use Temperature
140 to 167
°F
ASTM D794
Glass Transition Temperature 3
220
°F
ISO 11357-2 2
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
182 to 240
°F
ASTM D1525
--
190 to 231
°F
ISO 306
50°C/h, B (50N)
202
°F
ISO 306 2
Ball Indentation Temperature
167 to 176
°F
IEC 60598-1
CLTE
     
Flow
4,4E-5 to 5,0E-5
in/in/°F
ASTM D696
Flow
4,2E-5 to 5,8E-5
in/in/°F
ASTM E831
Flow
4,4E-5 to 5,1E-5
in/in/°F
ISO 11359-2
Flow
4,6E-5
in/in/°F
ISO 11359-2 2
Transverse
4,4E-5 to 6,5E-5
in/in/°F
ASTM E831
Transverse
3,2E-5 to 5,6E-5
in/in/°F
ISO 11359-2
Transverse
4,4E-5
in/in/°F
ISO 11359-2 2
Specific Heat (73°F)
0,397 to 0,400
Btu/lb/°F
ASTM C351
Thermal Conductivity
     
73°F
1,0 to 1,5
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ASTM C177
73°F
1,2 to 1,3
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ISO 8302
RTI Elec
138 to 142
°F
UL 746
RTI Imp
138 to 141
°F
UL 746
RTI Str
138 to 142
°F
UL 746
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Surface Resistivity
     
--
4,0 to 1,0E+15
ohms
ASTM D257
--
1,0E+10 to 1,0E+16
ohms
IEC 60093
Volume Resistivity
     
73°F
0,15 to 1,3E+16
ohms·cm
ASTM D257
73°F
1,0E+12 to 2,5E+16
ohms·cm
IEC 60093
--
3,8E+14 to 3,9E+14
ohms·in
IEC 60093 2
Dielectric Strength
     
73°F
390 to 890
V/mil
ASTM D149
73°F
610 to 950
V/mil
IEC 60243-1
Dielectric Constant
     
73°F
2,80 to 3,21
 
ASTM D150
73°F
3,10 to 3,20
 
IEC 60250
73°F
2,95
 
IEC 60250
Dissipation Factor
     
73°F
4,0E-3 to 0,015
 
ASTM D150
73°F
4,8E-3 to 0,015
 
IEC 60250
Arc Resistance
5,00 to 8,88
sec
ASTM D495
Comparative Tracking Index
581 to 600
V
IEC 60112
High Amp Arc Ignition (HAI)
195 to 200
 
UL 746
High Voltage Arc Tracking Rate (HVTR)
0,00 to 0,147
in/min
UL 746
Hot-wire Ignition (HWI)
13 to 34
sec
UL 746
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Burning Rate
1,4 to 2,7
in/min
ISO 3795
Glow Wire Flammability Index
1190 to 1760
°F
IEC 60695-2-12
Glow Wire Ignition Temperature
1020 to 1760
°F
IEC 60695-2-13
Oxygen Index
21 to 27
%
ASTM D2863
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Gardner Gloss
59 to 99
 
ASTM D523
Gloss
30 to 100
 
ASTM D2457
Transmittance
86,0 to 93,0
%
ASTM D1003
Haze
1,5 to 4,0
%
ASTM D1003
Fill Analysis
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Melt Viscosity
155 to 1550
Pa·s
ASTM D3835
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
164 to 193
°F
 
Drying Time
2,2 to 3,7
hr
 
Drying Time, Maximum
7,5
hr
 
Dew Point
-2 to 1
°F
 
Suggested Max Moisture
0,010 to 0,16
%
 
Suggested Shot Size
55 to 63
%
 
Suggested Max Regrind
13
%
 
Hopper Temperature
158 to 473
°F
 
Rear Temperature
337 to 473
°F
 
Middle Temperature
372 to 475
°F
 
Front Temperature
381 to 485
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
406 to 489
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
407 to 501
°F
 
Melt Temperature (Aim)
452
°F
 
Mold Temperature
120 to 160
°F
 
Injection Pressure
592 to 15500
psi
 
Holding Pressure
498 to 7670
psi
 
Back Pressure
0,725 to 6540
psi
 
Screw Speed
44 to 76
rpm
 
Clamp Tonnage
3,0 to 3,3
tons/in²
 
Cushion
0,125 to 0,375
in
 
Vent Depth
1,8E-3
in
 
Injection Notes
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic ABS

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
167 to 195
°F
 
Drying Time
2,8 to 3,7
hr
 
Suggested Max Moisture
8,5E-3 to 0,076
%
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
338 to 448
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
391 to 411
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
391 to 438
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 4 Temp.
390 to 437
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
390 to 457
°F
 
Adapter Temperature
414 to 449
°F
 
Melt Temperature
385 to 475
°F
 
Die Temperature
418 to 439
°F
 
Take-Off Roll
158 to 203
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic ABS

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Tested in accordance with ISO 10350. 23°C/50%r.h. unless otherwise noted.
318 °F/min