One of the by far most common types of plastics in the world; ABS is used in everything from Lego-bricks to car parts. In the field of additive manufacturing, ABS is our go-to material used for everything from prototypes of mechanical assemblies, production runs of visible end-use items over to satellite parts and large sculptures. All in all, a versatile material capable of withstanding both thermal and mechanical loads.

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  • Temperature resistant
  • Large selection of colours
  • High mechanical strength
  • Possible to polish using acetone


  • Limited color selection
  • While relatively sturdy, ABS-like resin items are still not as sturdy as those made from nylon
  • May become discoloured after prolonged UV exposure