Material Data Sheet

ABSi™ is an ideal material for conceptual modeling, functional prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Its strength is superior to standard ABS, and the translucent nature of ABSi is beneficial for monitoring material flow and light transmission, commonly used for automotive applications.

Color options:

Translucent Natural, Translucent Amber, Translucent Red

Quick Facts:

  • Translucent material
  • Superior strength to standard ABS
  • Common for automotive applications

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Mechanical Properties Test Method English Metric
Tensile Strength (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 5,400 psi 37 MPa
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 277,700 psi 1,920 MPa
Tensile Elongation (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 4.4% 4.4%
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 8,980 psi 62 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 278,000 psi 1,920 MPa
IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 1.8 ft-lb/in 96.4 J/m
IZOD Impact, un-notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 3.6 ft-lb/in 191.1 J/m
Thermal Properties Test Method English Metric
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psi, 0.125” unannealed ASTM D648 188° F 110° C
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi, 0.125” unannealed ASTM D648 163° F 96° C
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) DMA (SSYS) 240° F 125° C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion ASTM D696 6.7×10-06 in/in/° F 12.1×10-05 mm/mm/° C
Melting Point ———— Not Applicable Not Applicable
Electrical Properties Test Method Value Range
Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 1.5×109 – 6.1×1010 ohm-cm
Dielectric Constant ASTM D150-98 3.4 – 3.6
Surface Resistance ASTM D150-98 0.12 – 0.15
Dielectric Strength ASTM D149-09, Method A 100 – 320 V/mil
Other Test Method Value
Specifid Gravity ASTM D792 1.08
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D785 R108
Flame Classification UL 94 HB (0.059”, 1.5mm)
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