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Prepare Foam with Injection Molding Method in Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Matrix Using Chemical Foam Agent

Akin Akinci 1, Muhammet AYCICEK 1, Sedef CAKIR 1

Abstract

In this study, it is aimed to decrease the weight of the material by using polymer foam materials with lower density instead of commercial polymers which have wide usage area. For this purpose, polymer foam was produced by using an acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) matrix and an endothermic chemical foam agent using injection molding method. The foam cell morphology, shell layer thickness and mechanical properties of the final part were investigated taking into consideration the weight-changing ratios of the foam agent content (1-1,5-2-2,5-3%).

Keywords

Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Foam, Mechanical, Physical, Injection Molding.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18063/msacm.v0i0.917
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