ABS

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) and Styrene Acrylonitrile (SAN) are engineering plastics widely used in the automotive industry, household appliances, toys and office equipment. Mostly known through its use in Lego, it is the plastic of choice for designers looking for superior aesthetics and excellent mechanical properties such as heat- and impact resistance. Specialty resins in this category include  acrylic-styrene-acrylonitrile (ASA) and acrylonitrile-ethylene/propylene rubber-styrene (AES).

ABS is used in:

  • Lego
  • Household appliances
  • Toys
  • Cars and trucks
  • Electronics and computers