Questions tagged [abs]

For questions about working with ABS plastic (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene), either molding it personally or working with existing ABS objects.

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How can I loosen the joints on my action figures without breaking them?

A craft I'm interested in is action figure customization. Basically, you can utilize new or old action figures and you take them apart and combine/mix-and-match them while also adding custom sculpts, ...
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How can I fuse separate, small pieces of ABS plastic that can withstand pressure?

I need to attach a relatively small piece of ABS plastic to another. The small piece is about 4 mm wide, 1 mm tall, and I can make it between 3-6 mm long. I need to attach it so that 1 mm of the ...
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Can I melt or weld broken ABS plastic back together?

I'm still working on developing a game plan for repair and customization of some action figures, and I'm wondering about making the broken parts a single piece again without the use of epoxy. The ...