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any of a class of composite plastics used to make car bodies and cases for computers and other appliances


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Section 2.3 is dealing with the acrylonitrile value chain, from acrylonitrile to acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS)/styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) and acrylic fibers.
The handle is made of a colored acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene compound.
Sales declined partly because of the exclusion of its acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene business from its consolidated account as a result of a merger.
The composite material's refractive index is 1.51, approaching that of optical-grade polycarbonate (1.59) and clear acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (1.52), and even better than that of acrylic (1.50).
Included here also are an acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) graft copolymer and a styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS) block copolymer system, the microphases of which provide a further elaboration [16], with beneficial effects on rhe ological properties for many uses.
The non-fluoropolymeric component is selected from the group that contains reinforced or unreinforced polyvinylehloride, low- density polyethylene, high-density polyethylene, poly(ethylene) terephthalate, polypropylene, polycarbonate, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene terpolymer, epoxy resins, polyether-imide, polyamide, polyphenylene-oxide and poly-(butylene) terephthalate.
These materials include polycarbonate, polyamide, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, styrene-acrylonitrile and thermoplastic polyurethane resins, ASA and AES weatherable polymers, and a variety of polyurethane reaction injection molding systems and polyurethane foam systems.
ABS, or acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, is used to make computer cases and automobile body parts.
Company's Daxad dispersing agents are extensively used in the emulsion polymerization of synthetic polymers, including SBR (styrene-butadiene rubbers), nitrile rubber, and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS).
[USPRwire, Mon Mar 07 2016] GlobalData's new report, "Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Industry Outlook in Malaysia to 2019 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants", provides in-depth coverage of Malaysia's Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) industry and presents major market trends.
Developed regions such as North America and Europe declined in terms of demand, whereas APAC led the industry with strong demand from major end-use products such as Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR), Polybutadiene Rubber (PBR) and Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), which are mainly used in the tire and automotive industries.
The highest growth rate is expected for the use in acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS)/ styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN).
Styrene based engineering plastics, such as acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) are used by the automotive and electronics industry, while styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) is processed into tires.