Affordable Thermoplastics at Production-Grade Quality

Print more. ABSplus is an affordable FDM thermoplastic with production-grade durability offering a wide range of colours for concept modeling and rapid prototyping.

Overview

ABSplus is a widely used FDM printing material that features high durability and fine details. Consisting of production-grade thermoplastics, parts 3D printed with ABSplus are affordable, mechanically strong and stable over time.

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ABSPlus 3D Printing Material

Material Performance

True production-grade thermoplastic that is durable enough to perform virtually the same as production parts.

Material Properties Izod notch testing

IZOD IMPACT,
NOTCHED

106 J/m XZ axis

Material Properties Heat Deflection

Heat Deflection
Temperature

96 °C

Material Properties Flexural Strength

Flexural
Strength

58 MPa XZ axis
35 MPa ZX axis

Material Properties Tensile Strength

Tensile
Strength

33 MPa XZ axis

Material Highlights

Characteristics

  • Opaque
  • Strong and durable
  • Impact resistant
  • Dimensionally stable

Options

  • Nine colours, plus the option for custom colours
  • Can be smoothed to achieve the gloss of injection-molded ABS

Uses

  • General-purpose prototyping
  • Concept models
  • Functional prototypes
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Production parts

Advantages

  • Accurate, reliable functional testing with familiar ABS plastic
  • Hands-free support removal

Performance Scale

Material Colours

 

      

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Technical Specifications

Mechanical Properties Test Method English XZ Axis Metric XZ Axis
Tensile Strength, Ultimate (Type 1, 0.125″, 0.2″/min) ASTM D638 4,700 psi 33 MPa
 Tensile Strength, Yield (Type 1, 0.125″, 0.2″/min)  ASTM D638  4,550 psi 31 MPa
 Tensile Modus (Type 1, 0.125″, 0.2″/min) ASTM D638 320,000 psi 2,200 MPa
 Tensile Elongation at Break (Type 1, 0.125″, 0.2″/min) ASTM D638 6% 6%
 Tensile Elongation at Yield (Type 1, 0.125″, 0.2″/min) ASTM D638 2% 2%
 IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23 °C)  ASTM D256 2.0 ft-lb/in 106 J/m
Mechanical Properties Test Method ENG XZ Axis ENG ZX Axis Metric XZ Axis Metric ZX Axis
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05″/min) ASTM D790 8,450 psi 5,050 psi 58 MPa 35 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05″/min) ASTM D790 300,000 psi 240,000 psi 2,100 MPa 1,650 MPa
Flexural Strain at Break (Method 1, 0.05″/min) ASTM D790 4% 4% 2% 2%
Thermal Properties Test Method English Metric
Heat Deflection (HDT) 66 psi ASTM D648 204°F 96°C
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi ASTM D648 180°F 82°C
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) DSC (SSYS) 226°F 108°C
Melting Point NA NA
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion ASTM E831 4.90×10-05 in/in/°F 8.82×10-05 mm/mm/°C
Electrical Properties Test Method Value Range
Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 2.6×1015 – 5.0×1016 ohm-cm
Dielectric Constant ASTM D150-98 2.3 – 2.85
Dissipation Factor ASTM D150-98 0.0046 – 0.0053
Dielectric Strength ASTM D149-09, Method A, XZ Orientation 130 V/mil
Dielectric Strength ASTM D149-09, Method A, ZX Orientation 290 V/mil
Other Test Method Value
Specific Gravity ASTM D792 1.04
Flame Classification UL94 HB (0.09″, 2.50mm)
UL File Number E345258
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D785 109.5

Applications

System Compatibility

Dimension 1200es & Elite

uPrint Bundle

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