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Units

ASTM Test Method

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene

MECHANICAL

Strength to Weight Ratio 
ksi 
– 
5.3 
Specific Gravity @73 F 
– 
D792 
1.04 
Tensile Strength @73 F, (ult)/(yld) 
psi 
D638 
5500 (ult) 
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F 
psi 
D638 
346000 
Tensile Elongation at Break @ 73 F 
% 
D638 
20 
Flexural Strength @ 73 F 
psi 
D790 
9300 
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity @ 73 F 
psi 
D790 
340000 
Shear Strength @ 73 F 
psi 
D732 
– 
Compressive Strength, (% Deformation) @73 F 
psi 
D695 
– 
Compressive Modulus of Elasticity @73 F 
psi 
D695 
– 
Hardness, Rockwell, Scale as noted @73 F 
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D785 
(R105) 
Hardness, Durometer, Shore D @73 F 
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D2240 
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Izod Impact, (Notched) @73 F 
ftlb/in of notch 
D256 TypeA 
7.0 
Coefficient of Friction, (Dry vs. Steel) Dynamic 
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– 
0.35 
Limiting PV, (with 4 to 1 factor of safety applied) 
psift/min 
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THERMAL

Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion @73 F 
in/in/F 
E831 (TMA) 
5.2E05 
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi 
F 
D648 
220 
TgGlass transition temperature, (Amorphous) 
F 
D3418 
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Melting Point, (VS=Vicat Softening Temp.) 
F 
D3418 
220 
Continuous Service Temperature in Air, (Max.) 
F 
– 
160 
Thermal Conductivity 
BTUin/hrft2F 
– 
1.18 
ELECTRICAL

Dielectric Strength, Short Term 
Volts/mil 
D149 
450 
Volume Resistivity 
ohmcm 
D257 
1.0E+15 
Dielectric Constant @ 10E6 Hz 
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D150 
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Dissipation Factor @ 10E6 Hz 
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D150 
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Flammability @ 3.1 mm unless noted 
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UL94 
HB (6.10mm) 

Water Absorbtion, Immersion, 24 Hrs 
% by wt. 
D570(7) 
0.30 
Water Absorbtion, Saturation 
% by wt. 
D570(7) 
0.70 