Royalite® R12

Royalite® R12

General Description

Royalite® R12 is a rigid, thermoplastic ABS sheet solution with exceptionally good high heat performance. Its thermoformability partnered with its ability to maintain its strength at elevated temperatures make Royalite® R12 a popular solution for applications which require resistance to vibration and movement as well as sterilization from boiling water.


Properties Test Method Value UOM
Specific Gravity (color dependent) ASTM D-792 1.02 - 1.08 n/a
Izod Impact (Notched) 72°F ASTM D-256 4.5 ft-lbs/in
Izod Impact (Notched) -20°F ASTM D-256 1.8 ft-lbs/in
Tensile Strength ASTM D-638 5,400 psi
Flexural Strength ASTM D-790 8,900 psi
Flexural Modulus ASTM D-790 280,000 psi
Rockwell Hardness (R Scale) ASTM D-785 96 n/a
Heat Deflection Temperature @264 psi, Annealed ASTM D-648 220 °F
Thermal Conductivity ASTM C-177 1.7 - 2.1 BTU/in/hr/ft2/°F
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion ASTM D-696 4.2 - 5.6 x10-5 in/in/°F
Mold Shrinkage Internal 0.005 - 0.007 in/in


Properties Test Method Value UOM
Chemical Resistancen/an/a
Flexural Modulus (stiffness)n/aVery Highn/a
Formabilityn/aVery Goodn/a
Gloss After Formingn/an/a
Hardnessn/aVery Highn/a
Heat Deflection Temperaturen/aVery Highn/a
Impact Strengthn/aHighn/a
Low Temperature Impact Strengthn/aAveragen/a
Tensile Strengthn/aVery Highn/a
UV Resistancen/aLown/a
Spartech Royalite® R12

Product Information

Item Description
Product Line Royalite®
Item Code Royalite® R12
Material Description Rigid ABS Sheet
Product Description High temperature
CharacteristicsHeat Deflection Temperature (HDT) = 220°F
  • Automotive housings and panels
  • Food trays
  • Tote boxes


Polymer Tag Polymer Name
ABS Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene

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*All values based on 0.125" unless otherwise stated

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