Glass-Reinforced Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Styrene
Polifil® GFABS series compounds combine the most desirable properties of both components - allowing for enhanced processability and toughness together with the stiffness of glass. These compounds are used in firearms, automotive applications and household appliances. Standard processing techniques are applicable.
Use this information as a guide to aid you in selecting the proper resin for your application. TPG will custom compound and fine-tune our formulations for your application.
The property values listed in the PDF document(s) have been obtained using laboratory controlled test methods. They are offered without guarantee since conditions under which the product is used are beyond our control. Mold shrinkage is intended as a guide only, as specific shrinkage is affected by part design, mold design and molding conditions. Therefore, The Plastics Group disclaims any liability for loss or damage incurred in connection with the use of this product.
|Reinforcement content (%)||TPG WI||10||20||30|
|Specific gravity||D 792||1.1||1.22||1.28|
|Melt flow 230/3.8 (g/10 min)||D 1238||3-10*||3-10*||3-10*|
|Water absorption, 24 hours (%)||D 570||0.2||0.2||0.15|
|Mold shrinkage - 1/8" specimen (in/in)||D 955||0.003||0.002||0.002|
|Mechanical @ 73°F|
|Tensile strength (psi)||D 638||9,500||11,000||13,000|
|Elongation @ yield (%)||D 638||2.0||2.0||2.0|
|Elongation @ break (%)||D 638||3.0||2.0||2.0|
|Tensile modulus (kpsi)||D 638||670||900||910|
|Flexural modulus, tangent (kpsi)||D 790||600||800||930|
|Flexural strength (psi)||D 790||14,800||15,500||16,800|
|Izod impact, notched (ft-lbs/in)||D 256||1.2||1.2||1.0|
|Gardner impact, 1/2" tup (in-lbs)||D 5420||6||4||4|
|Rockwell hardness (R-scale)||D 785||105||114||118|
|Deflection temperature, 66psi (°F)||D 648||210||220||225|
|Deflection temperature, 264psi (°F)||D 648||208||210||212|
* melt flow may be specified