ABS vs. Plexiglas Machining

Comparison of ABS and Plexiglas Property Values

ABS
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6,500
320,000
5.3
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Material
Water Absorption Rating
Tensile Strength
Flexural Modulus
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
Dielectric Strength
Plexiglas
0.2
10,000
480,000
4
400

Material Properties

  • Excellent impact strength
  • Good fabricating and machining properties
  • Excellent aesthetic properties
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Machines with ease
  • Low heat conductivity
  • Corrosion and abrasion resistant
  • Low co-efficient of friction¬†
  • High transparency
  • Light transmission (>92%)
  • Good resistance to UV lightening and weathering
  • Extremely high surface hardness
  • Good resistance to chemicals

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