ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) is more impact-resistant than PVC. This material can withstand high temperatures (up to 100°C). ABS is used for packaging, trims of machines,…


  • Very tough and stiff
  • Limited UV protection
  • Oxidation sensitive
  • Halogen-free
  • Suitable for foodstuffs
  • Limited staining possibilities



Can be formed when cold

Difference from ASA

  • Unlike ASA, ABS is not suited to outdoor applications.

Compare the characteristics of ABS with other raw materials in this overview.