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The Causes of Pitting and Haze on Molded ABS Plastic Surfaces

  • T. F. Reed
  • H. E. Bair
  • R. G. Vadimsky
Part of the Polymer Science and Technology book series (POLS, volume 4)

Abstract

A widely used plastic resin made from acrylonitrile, butadiene, and styrene (ABS) has been characterized as a two-phase system.1 The polybutadiene (BD) constitutes a rubbery phase and exists as particles in a glassy matrix of poly(styrene-co-acrylonitrile), i.e. SAN. In addition, SAN is usually grafted to the BD balls to increase compatibility between the two phases.

Keywords

None None Plastic Surface Volatile Material Carbon Black Content Plastic Sample 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. F. Reed
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. E. Bair
    • 1
  • R. G. Vadimsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Bell Telephone Laboratories, IncorporatedMurray HillUSA
  2. 2.General Tire and Rubber Co.AkronUSA

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