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ABS Cycolac Absylux Royalite Sheet Rod

ABS Cycolac Absylux Royalite Sheet Rod

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ABS Rod, Sheet and Plate

Black and White GP Haircell and Machine Grade Available

Natural and Black ABS Rod and Sheet In Stock

The machine grade (.125″- 6.0″) Absylux ABS sheet is smooth on both sides and is either Black or Natural in color (colors like straw, tan, ivory, and beige can be special ordered). Material is easily cut with common cutting tools, can be machined similar to woods or soft metals (brass), and is appropriate for CNC machining. Machine Grade ABS is FDA approved for use in food processing applications. ABS materials can be bonded with solvents or attached to itself with ultra-sonic or heat welding methods. It can be sanded, drilled, and worked like hardwood. ABS Rod and ABS sheet are very strong, tough, and applicable to be used in most general purpose applications. Good dimensional stability and machining properties are traits of ABS. This material is available in a wide range of sizes in both sheet and rod and custom formulations and sizes. Some common trade names for ABS include Tecaran®, Absulux®, Sustaabs®, and several more.

Why you should use ABS:

ABS is a material that is FDA compliant. It has good mechanical properties, very high impact strength, is bondable/weldable to itself, and cuts well with standard cutting tools. The material is paintable, machinable, and heat/vacuum formable as well. It is the same material as black drain pipe used in homes.

ABS is ITAR compliant, and ABS is RoHS compliant.

Machine Grade ABS compares favorably with other engineering and mechanical plastics. Because ABS is bondable, it is frequently used to replace machinable plastics that are not bondable, like Nylon, Acetal, and HDPE.

Common applications include:

Automotive parts, appliances, piping and fittings, wall socket coverings and plates, computer keys, and even Legos!

Question: How does ABS compare with Acetal and other materials?

Answer: It is a strong rigid plastic material that machines well, with a high impact strength. It is as dimensionally stable as more expensive plastics and is FDA compliant for food contact and yet is still bondable and paintable.

Formable ABS Sheet: .040″ – .250″ in 48″ X 96″

Black Haircell Surface one side: .060″ – .250″ in 48″ X 96″

White Haircell Surface one side: .062″ – .250″ in 54″ X 96″

Royalite R59: Specialty FR (fire retardant) with Haircell one side.

Smooth ABS Sheets / ABS Machine Grade Sheet: .125″ – 6″ thick

Natural (straw-tan-ivory-beige) and Black in 24″ X 48″ up to 48″ X 120″

Film: Natural ABS Sheet and Rod Special Order .001″ – .029″ up to 24″ wide (as little as 200 lbs runs)

ABS Rod and ABS Rods: .250″ – 6″ diameter in Natural (tan-beige) and Black up to 96″ lengths

Special Formulations: Conductive, Static Dissipative, Flame Retardant, Custom Sizes, Formulations, Profiles or Colors

Typical Resin Properties:

General Property ASTM Test Typical Value R59 Typical Value
Specific Gravity D792 1.04 1.18 – 1.25
Tensile Strength Yield D638 6,500 5,000
Tensile Modulus D638 320 290,000
Izod Impact – Notched D256 7.0 7.8
Hardness – Rockwell D785 R105 R93
Deflection Temp @ 264psi D648 192 174
Deflection Temp @ 66 psi D648 208 195
Co. Thermal Expansion D696 5.3X10-5 4.6 -5.5X10-5
ABS - Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene sheet and rod

Properties are for evaluation purposes only. This information is not to be construed as a warranty, guarantee or assurance that you may achieve the same results. Materials made from different resin types, manufacturing techniques and manufacturers will react differently. The information should be used to compare against other materials only, and each user should make his own tests to determine suitability. No warranty as to this materials suitability are either expressed nor implied.

Large Plastic Sheet and Plastic Rods from Gehr Plastics

Large Plastic Sheet and Plastic Rods from Gehr Plastics

Large engineering plastic from Gehr Plastics

One of our secret claims to fame

Since 1975 we have provided large diameter plastic rods and thick plastic sheets, plates, slabs and blocks. One of our long time ‘secret’ sources has been Gehr Plastics. Since 1932 the Gehr family has owned and operated the Gehr Plastics company. They are a worldwide leader in semi-finished plastic shapes in thermoplastics, primarily sheet and rod. The headquarters for Gehr Plastics is in Mannheim, in south western Germany. For almost 30 years, Gehr Plastics has had production facilities in the Philadelphia area, providing the USA with the same high quality plastic shapes. When we mention large diameter rod, we mean it! Gehr can produce plastic rod up to almost 20″ diameter in several grades of plastic. They also produce sheet plastics up to 8″ thick, and make the largest materials of most manufacturers of plastic sheets and rods.

At Gehr Plastics, Quality Engineering Plastic Comes First

Our first purchases with Gehr Plastics was in the PVC rod family. Once again, they make huge cross sections in many materials, including the PVC rod. Many manufacturers struggle with large sections of PVC rod because keeping it void free throughout the large diameter is very difficult. Not for Gehr Plastics, they specialize in engineering plastic materials. We have chosen this high quality manufacture for their exceptional product quality. We know the demands of our client base, and only choose the best factories to supply our products. Gehr is definitely one of the premier plastics producers in the world. While the quality of the PVC rod is excellent, the rest of the Gehr Plastics product line is also some of the best plastic semi-finished shapes available in the market place. Here is a list of some of the many materials that Gehr Plastic produces:

Large 14" Diameter Polypropylene rods

14 inch Natural Polypropylene Rod produced by Gehr Plastics, the largest domestic plastic rod currently in production. 12″ diameter UHMW rod from Roechling Plastics, Industrial Plastic Supply is master distributor for both of these manufacturers.

Many of the above items are also available in sheets, plates, slabs or blocks.

Gehr Plastics – one of our engineering plastic partners

We have been proud to offer the complete line of plastic rod, sheet, slab, plate and block from Gehr Plastics, and consider them a highly valued partner in supplying these engineering plastic materials to you, our valued client. For more information on the size range, availability and pricing on these and other plastic materials, click here or call us at 866-832-9315

Topic: Gehr Plastics – Supplier of engineering plastic materials