What are the properties of ABS?
ABS is very structurally sturdy, which is why it is used in things like camera housings, protective housings, and packaging. If you need an inexpensive, strong, stiff plastic that holds up well to external impacts, ABS is a good choice.
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
105 °C (221 °F) *
Typical Injection Molding Temperature
204 - 238 °C (400 - 460 °F) *
Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT)
98 °C (208 °F) at 0.46 MPa (66 PSI) **
60 °C (140 °F) ***
46 MPa (6600 PSI) ***
74 MPa (10800 PSI) ***
0.5-0.7 % (.005-.007 in/in) ***