Structural parts

Astar is a leading producer of SMC materials for structural parts: bumpers, pillars, frames for windows/sunroofs, deflectors, spoilers, fenders, air-foils, truck cabs, truck steps, truck grilles, doors, pick-up floor pans, spare wheel wells, etc. Depending on the specific application, we will recommend you the best tailor-made formulation to meet your requirements.

Verkid® SMC  

  • Flow
  • Low Emission
  • Low Shrink
  • Low Profile
  • Paintable
  • Reactive
  • Strenght
  • Surface
  • Unidirectional
Property Standard Value Unity
Glass Fiber Content IT.CA-12 25 — 50 %
Shrinkage ISO 2577 -0.10 — 0.10 %
Flexural Strength EN ISO 14125 150 — 250 MPa
Flexural E-Modulus EN ISO 14125 9000 — 14000 MPa
Tensile Strength EN ISO 527-4 60 — 120 MPa
Impact Strength (Charpy) EN ISO 179 60 — 140 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