Lightweight body panels

The use of strong and lightweight materials is increasingly being demanded by Automotive and Transportation industries with the purpose of saving fuel. Our lightweight SMC materials will help you reach this target. Depending on the specific application, we will recommend you the best tailor-made formulation to meet your requirements.

Verkid® SMC  

  • Class A
  • Low Density
  • Low Emission
  • Low Shrink
  • Low Profile
  • Low Pressure
  • Paintable
  • Reactive
  • Strenght
Property Standard Value Unity
Glass Fiber Content IT.CA-12 28 — 35 %
Shrinkage ISO 2577 -0.10 — 0.10 %
Flexural Strength EN ISO 14125 140 — 190 MPa
Flexural E-Modulus EN ISO 14125 8000 — 11000 MPa
Tensile Strength EN ISO 527-4 50 — 70 MPa
Impact Strength (Charpy) EN ISO 179 50 — 80 kJ/m2
Density EN ISO 1183-1 1.2 — 1.5 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