abs machined parts

ABS Machining Overview

ABS is a very common plastic. The material shows good electric insulation, lightweight, good machinability and cheap price. There are not much machining tips for this material, just choose right machining tool and process. 

ABS Machining Guide

ABS Sawing
plastic sawing

Material 

Rotate Speed [rpm]

Circular Pitch

ABS Virgin

2600

31~38

ABS Modified

2400~2800

20~24

ABS Drilling

Material 

Number of Teeth

Helix Angle

Approach Angle

Cutting Speed

[rpm]

Feed Force

[mm/r]

ABS Virgin

Z2

25

90

50~200

0.2~0.3

ABS Reinforced

Z2

25

100

80~100

0.1~0.3

Note: Only for Keward Plastics. 

ABS Milling
plastic milling

Material 

Number of Teeth

Cutting Speed

[rpm]

Feed Force

[mm/r]

ABS Virgin

Z2~Z4

300~500

0.1~0.45

ABS Reinforced

Z2~Z4

80~150

0.05~0.4

ABS Turning

Material 

Relief Angle

Approach Angle

Corner

Cutting Speed

[rpm]

Feed Force

[mm/r]

ABS Virgin

5~15

25~30

15

200~500

0.2~0.5

ABS Reinforced

6~8

2~8

45~60

80~150

0.1~0.5

Note: Only for Keward Plastics.