HSV Technical Moulded Parts is a specialist in ABS injection moulding for large plastic products. Various thermoplastic polymers are used in injection moulding; one of these is acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS).
What is ABS?
ABS is the common abbreviation used for Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, an amorphous terpolymer which is grouped in the styrene polymers. ABS consists of about 50% styrene, 5% to 30% butadiene rubber, and acrylonitrile. ABS is used for a wide range of applications. The polymer is lightweight, hard and impact-resistant.
Characteristic properties of ABS
ABS has high rigidity, impact resistance and toughness. Other characteristic properties of ABS: it has a very high surface gloss, can easily be chrome-plated, and is scratch-proof and resistant to a wide range of chemicals. The material can be affected by exposure to weather and UV radiation.
Why use ABS? The advantages of ABS
As a polymer, ABS has many advantages. Additives can be added during the production process, and anti-static properties can be provided for finished products. ABS is decorative and ensures easy maintenance.
ABS is used in injection moulding for
monitor housings and
casings and housings for household appliances
Various surface finishes can be added to ABS: painted, embossed, galvanised, printed and metallic. The product can be finished in matt, gloss or satin gloss, and ABS comes in any colour you like. See the assembly page for more information on finishing and assembly at HSV Technical Moulded Parts.
What does ABS injection moulding cost?
To determine the costs of ABS injection moulding for the realisation of your injection-moulded plastic product, shaped component housing or component, you can request a plastic QuickScan now. The results of the QuickScan are used to assess the feasibility of your product design and provide an initial estimate of the costs.
HSV Technical Moulded Parts prioritises sustainable production, recycling and reuse of plastics. ABS is ideal for recycling and reuse. It is perfectly aligned with the circular economy and our vision. Discover our sustainable initiatives.
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