Identifying Abs Plastic

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- This is a piece of free-burning ABS tubing showing characteristic flame color and smoke. The burn test, as it 's known, correlates a plastic sample 's composition with a set of observable properties including. - This article gives simple guidelines to easily identify different types of plastic in line with the international plastic identification code. yellow with dark smoke could be PET or Polycarbonate and yellow with sooty, dark, smoke could be polystyrene or ABS the plastic housing of your computer monitor . Burn.. - This is a great question. Typi.y the engineering method to identify plastics is with a Burn Test. As fun as it sounds, it is destructive. So the next place to go is to try to test specific gravity if possible. ABS sinks in water SG = 1.06 , Polypropylene would float SG = 0.946 ..Aside from these general statements, there are two basic ways to find out what kind of plastic you have; using the plastic manufacturer 's labels and using a burn test. These tests will identify some common types of plastic; however, with an increasing use of composites in plastics, these tests are by no means complete..

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