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TECARAN ABS

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
Extruded Grade • Natural Color

FDAUSDA3A-Dairy

 

Description

Ensinger TECARAN ABS is a terpolymer and an amorphous resin. It is manufactured by combining three different compounds. The three that make up TECARAN ABS are acrylonitrile, butadiene, and styrene. TECARAN ABS occupies the unique position of being a bridge between the commodity and other higher performance engineering thermoplastics. Its performance is characterized by toughness and impact strength even at low temperatures, good stiffness and machinability.

Features
  • Cost Effective
  • Good Toughness At Low Temperatures
  • Easily Machinable
  • Natural Is Made From Resin That Is FDA, USDA, 3A Dairy Compliant
  • Available In Natural or Black
  • Meets ASTM D4673-02 ABS220B44500
  • Easily Bonded

Forms and Sizes  Plate    Rod  
Typical Properties

PhysicalMeasurementValueTesting Method
Specific Gravity (gm/cm3)g/cc1.04D792
Water Absorption, @24 hours, 73°F%0.3D570
@Saturation, 73°F%0.7D570
Densitylbs/in30.038D792

MechanicalMeasurementValueTesting Method
Elongation @ Break, 73°F%15D638
Tensile Moduluspsi270,000D639
Tensile Strength @ Yield, 73°Fpsi5,100D638
Dynamic Coefficient of Friction, 40 psi, 50 fpm0.35D3702
Rockwell Hardness, 73°FR Scale102D785
Shure HardnessD Scale-
Wear Factor Against Steel, 40 psi, 50 fpmin3 1 / hr PV 3,500 x 10-10D37012
Static Coefficient of Friction0.19-0.21D3702
Flexural Strength, 73°Fpsi8,000D790
Flexural Modulus, 73°Fpsi270,000D790
Compressive Strength,psi-D695
Izod Impact, Strength, 73°Fft-lbs/in6.3D256

ThermalMeasurementValueTesting Method
Flammability-HBUL94
Melting Point°F-D2133
Vicate Softening Point°F220-
Thermal Conductivity-1.18UL94
Specific HeatBTU/lb-°F0.28C177
Maximum Servicing Temperature, Intermittent°F210-
Long Term°F160UL746B
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansionin/in/°F5.2 x 10-5D696
@ 264 psi°F198D648
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 66 psi°F210D648

ElectricalMeasurementValueTesting Method
Dissipation Factor @ 60 Hz, 73°F0.02D150
@ 30 GHz-D150
@ 20 GHz-D150
@ 1 MHz-D150
Dielectric Constant, @ 60 Hz, 73°F, 50% RH3.3D150
Dielectric StrengthV/mil450D149
Volume Resistivityohm-cm10 x 1015D257
Surface Resistivityohm/square-D257

ComplianceMeasurementValueTesting Method
FDAYes
USDAYes
3A-DairyYes

Additional Resources

NOTE: The information contained herein are intended for reference and comparison purposes only. They should NOT be used as a basis for design specifications or quality control. It is given without obligation or liability. Contact us for manufacturers' complete material property datasheets.

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