PC/ABS injection moulding for large plastic products

PC/ABS Injection Moulding

HSV-TMP is a leading manufacturer of plastic products, housings and shaped components. One of the techniques used to manufacture these products is PC/ABS injection moulding. Based on the specifications of the finished or semi-finished product, HSV-TMP uses a range of plastics and additives during the injection moulding process to achieve an optimal end result.

What is PC/ABS?

PC/ABS, polycarbonate/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, consists of two separate polymers: PC and ABS. Combining these two polymers makes it possible to tap into the full potential of their positive properties. PC offers good mechanical properties, such as toughness, high maximum operating temperatures and high heat resistance. A characteristic feature of ABS is its excellent processability, because the mixture flows much better than pure PC. It is also possible to incorporate other additives as needed, for example giving products anti-static properties. Would you like to know more about PC/ABS or another type of plastic for injection-moulding your plastic product? Click the button below. The engineers at HSV-TMP would be happy to advise you.

Where PC/ABS is used

PC/ABS can be found, for example, in:

  • housings for household appliances, TVs & LCD panels, wall sockets and plugs
  • keyboards, instrument panels, housings for medical devices
  • inside mobile phones
  • bumpers & dashboards
  • toys
  • power tools

Example PC/ABS: explosion-resistant cover of a laboratory centrifuge

The advantages of PC/ABS

PC/ABS has excellent toughness at low temperatures, while offering high impact resistance and heat resistance. The advantages of PC/ABS at a glance:

  • high heat distortion temperature
  • heat resistant
  • impact resistant
  • tough and rigid
  • improved shrinkage
  • dimensional stability
  • improved processability

Finishing and assembly

PC/ABS is available in all colours. Various surface finishes can be added to PC/ABS: painted, embossed, galvanised, printed and metallic. In addition, you can opt for a matt, glossy or satin finish for your product. You can find more information on finishing and assembly at HSV Technical Moulded Parts on the assembly page.

What does PC/ABS injection moulding cost?

Would you like to request a cost estimate for PC/ABS injection moulding? Request a plastic QuickScan. The results of the QuickScan are used to assess the feasibility of your product design and offer you an initial estimate of the costs.

Sustainable plastic injection moulding

The environment is a top priority at HSV Technical Moulded Parts. We consider sustainable plastic injection moulding to be a matter of course, just like recycling and reusing plastics. PC/ABS is ideal for recycling and reuse. It is perfectly aligned with the circular economy and our organisation’s environmental vision. Read more about our sustainable initiatives.

Injection moulding of large plastic products

HSV Technical Moulded Parts is a specialist in injection moulding for large plastic products, shaped components and housings. Various thermoplastic polymers are used in injection moulding; one of these is polycarbonate/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (PC/ABS). Would you like advice and information on which thermoplastic is best for the realisation of your plastic product? Request the Plastic QuickScan and receive advice without any obligations.

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About us: Introduction

Are you looking for a partner who can support you with the development of your plastic products due to practical experience? At HSV TMP we have decades of experience in the development of plastic components and a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the materials and techniques required.


Company profile

An increasing number of designers and purchasers are opting for plastic

HSV TMP is one of Europe’s leading companies when it comes to manufacturing large plastic products. At our factories in Ede and Leeuwarden we develop and produce innovative housings, fittings and other components for customers in a diverse range of sectors.

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Our history and organisational structure

The history of HSV Technical Moulded Parts (HSV TMP) can be traced back to the foundation of our sister company, HSV Moulded Foams. This company – like HSV TMP now a separate division of the HSV Group – started manufacturing EPS packaging at a production location in Ede in 1968.


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We are convinced that our customers not only work with us because of the products we supply, but also because of the way we do business. We have broken down this approach into 4 core values.

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