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LEGO plastic types: SAN (Styrene-acrylonitrile resin)
I just noticed something strange while playing around with LDD:
Note the 'SAN'. Suffixes such as this are normally used when TLG describes plastic types for elements that appear in both solid and transparent colors like 30413/15207.
SAN actually is a type of plastic: Styrene-acrylonitrile resin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Styrene-acrylonitrile_resin
The description somewhat even matches the parts appearance, as it's a transparent material related to ABS. Usually transparent parts like this are made out of poly-carbonate (PC) so it seems a little odd to me.
Has anybody else recognised this before and are there any confirmations for SAN being used in lego parts?
Are there other parts with this suffix?
Or did I miss something and 'SAN' has a different meaning (IT/database related or something)?
Thanks for your replies!