What does ABS mean in Plastics?

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Acrylonitrile, Butadiene, and Styrene

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What does ABS mean?

acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, ABS(noun)
any of a class of composite plastics used to make car bodies and cases for computers and other appliances

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  • Ittai Klein
    ABS plastic is immensely important. It is strong, noncracking, nonchipping. It is used in a multitude of home products that do not break or crack when dropped on the floor.
    LikeReplyReport 15 years ago


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