ABS vs. Polypropylene Machining

Comparison of ABS and Polypropylene 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
Polypropylene Homopolymer Polypropylene Copolymer
slight slight
5,400 3,800
225,000 215,000
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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¬†
  • Mechanical strength
  • FDA compliant grades available
  • Impact resistance
  • Moisture resistance
  • Machinability

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