INTRODUCTION

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Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) is an amorphous polymer with good impact strength and excellent appearance. It is easy to process and is widely used for computer housings, small appliances, automotive interior trim, and medical components. ABS has poor chemical resistance.

4LAC® is the registered trade name for Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) compounds produced by 4PLAS. We offer a versatile and all-round cost effective product group, used across a broad range of industries and applications.

Many standard grades are available ex-stock with short manufacturing lead-times for customer specific products.

PROPERTIES

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4LAC® compounds offer the following key properties:

  • Excellent flammability resistance
  • Good electrical properties
  • Good scuff and abrasion resistance
  • Excellent surface finish
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Good mechanical strength
  • High dimensional stability - low warpage
  • Excellent impact properties, even at low temperature
  • Excellent flow and processing properties

PRODUCTS

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The 4LAC® ABS standard range includes the following products:

For individual grades or to search using a wide range of criteria please use our interactive material selector.

Our standard range is comprehensive, however should you not find what you are looking for within the data available on this website, we offer Custom Compounds to suit the requirements of specific applications.

If you would like advice on selecting suitable materials, or you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us and one of our team will be pleased to assist you.