Re: please post info about ABS

From: Douglas A. VanPutte (
Date: Mon Apr 20 1998 - 09:58:25 EEST

I believe ABS is the abbreviation for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene. It is
an impact resistant thermoplastic polymer commonly used to injection mold
consumer products requiring a high luster finish.

Douglas A. VanPutte, Consultant
Specializing in Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Tools
18 Cross Bow Drive
Rochester, NY 14624
Phone: (716) 889-3601, if busy call (716) 889-4994
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>From: mikhail soloviov <>
>To: RPMAIL <>
>Subject: please post info about ABS
>Date: Sun, Apr 20, 1997, 5:50 PM

>Dear Rp List.
>I have just started getting into RP&M.Since my previous background has
>nothing in relevant to the current area I experience some troubles
>(especially with abbreviations).
>So I will appreciate very much if someone gives me an idea what ABS
>stands for. Any additional information concerning ABS will be
>appreciated as well.
>Thank you very much.
>Soloviov Mkhail
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