An important outlet for acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) is the automobile industry, accounting for 25-30% of demand, followed by the electronics industry for use in business machines, computers, radios, televisions and telephone handsets. Special fire retardant grades are used in televisions housings. Other applications include domestic appliances such as refrigerators and sewing machines; pipes, fittings and other products used in the construction industry; and recreational goods such as boats and mobile homes. One particular demanding application has been the moulding of Lego bricks to a tolerance of five thousandths of a millimetre.

ICIS pricing quotes ABS in Asia-PacificChinaEurope and the USA.

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