ABS-ESD7 (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene-electrostatic dissipative) is an ABS thermoplastic with static dissipative properties for applications where a static charge can damage products, impair their performance or cause an explosion. ABS-ESD7 prevents a buildup of static electricity, so it will not produce a static shock or cause other materials like powders, dust and fine particles to stick to it. Ideal for electronic products with circuit boards and for the transportation and industrial equipment industries. Most widely used to create jigs and fixtures for the assembly of electronic components, but it is also useful for building functional prototypes of fuel storage and delivery products, as well as cases, enclosures and packaging.
Mechanical PropertiesTest MethodEnglishMetric
Tensile Strength (Type 1, 0.125", 0.2"/min) ASTM D638 5,200 psi 36 MPa
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125", 0.2"/min) ASTM D638 350,000 psi 2,400 MPa
Tensile Elongation (Type 1, 0.125", 0.2"/min) ASTM D638 3% 3%
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05"/min) ASTM D790 8,800 psi 61 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05"/min) ASTM D790 350,000 psi 2,400 MPa
IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 2.1 ft-lb/in 111 J/m
IZOD Impact, un-notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 1.1 ft-lb/in 55 J/m

Thermal PropertiesTest MethodEnglishMetric
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psi, 0.125" unannealed ASTM D648 204°F 96°C
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi, 0.125" unannealed ASTM D648 180°F 82°C
Vicat Softening Temperature (Rate B/50) ASTM D1525 210°F 99°C
Glass Transition (Tg) DSC (SSYS) 226°F 108°C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (flow) ASTM E831 4.95 in/in/°F 8.825 mm/mm/°C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (xflow) ASTM E831 4.75 in/in/°F 8.465 mm/mm/°C

Electrical PropertiesTest MethodValue Range
Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 4.0 x1010 - 3.0 x109 ohms
Surface Resistance ASTM D257 10 x109 - 10 x106 ohms

Other TestMethodValue
Specific Gravity ASTM D792 1.04
Flame Classification UL94 HB (0.06", 1.5 mm)
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D785 109.5

System Availability Layer Thickness Capability Support Structure Available Colors
Fortus 900mc0.010 inch (0.254 mm)Soluble SupportsBlack
0.007 inch (0.178 mm)

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