Body panels

Astar is a leading producer of SMC materials for body panels of cars, trucks, buses, trains, agricultural vehicles and other transport facilities: hoods, trunks, roofs, doors, covers, wheel arches, etc. Depending on the specific application, we will recommend you the best tailor-made formulation to meet your requirements. 

Verkid® SMC  

  • Class A
  • Low Emission
  • Low Shrink
  • Low Profile
  • Low Pressure
  • Paintable
  • Reactive
  • Strenght
Property Standard Value Unity
Glass Fiber Content IT.CA-12 25 — 30 %
Shrinkage ISO 2577 -0.10 — 0.10 %
Flexural Strength EN ISO 14125 150 — 200 MPa
Flexural E-Modulus EN ISO 14125 9000 — 12000 MPa
Tensile Strength EN ISO 527-4 60 — 80 MPa
Impact Strength (Charpy) EN ISO 179 60 — 90 kJ/m2
Density EN ISO 1183-1 1.7 — 1.9 g/cm3
Water Absorption EN ISO 62 < 0.3 %
Heat Distortion Temperature ISO 75-2-A >280 ºC
The values will depend on the specific formulation

Applications