Absylux® Family


Absylux® ABS, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, is a thermoplastic terpolymer composed of acrylonitrile, butadiene, and styrene. Absylux® ABS has good chemical and stress-cracking resistance to inorganic salt solutions, alkalis, most mineral acids, and some mineral, vegetable, and animal-based oils. Absylux® ABS is an ideal material for structural applications when impact resistance, strength, stiffness, and moderate heat resistance are required. Westlake’s unique compression molding and stress relieving processes deliver thick gauge sheets with exceptional dimensional stability allowing them to be machined in complex shapes with tight tolerances. In thin sheet form it is easy to thermoform. Absylux® ABS is also one of the few non-metallic materials which can be readily electro-plated and is easy to paint and glue.