SAN Material Properties - Styrene Acrylonitrile

SAN Material Properties

SAN Material Summary

SAN is similar to ABS, but is instead transparent. It has a lower impact resistance, but is more resistant to chemicals and heat. It is commonly used in plastic jugs, cutlery and lighters.

Injection moulded SAN plastic component for lighters

The information above has been collected through standardised tests  (ASTM International) and serves only as a rough guide for material selection.