Train, Tram & Underground

Meeting rail standards and technical specifications for fire resistance and smoke emission, Astar offers optimised structural and aesthetic SMC & BMC materials for both internal and external parts: body panels, inner panels, covers, seats, structural parts, electrical components, cable trays, track switch components, under the hood components, furniture, etc. Depending on the specific application, we will recommend you the best tailor-made formulation to meet your requirements.

Verkid® SMC       Verkid® BMC  

  • Flame resistant
  • Low Smoke Emission
  • Acoustic
  • Flow
  • High Temperature
  • Low Emission
  • Low Shrink
  • Low Profile
  • Low Pressure
  • Paintable
  • Reactive
  • Scratch Resistance
  • Strenght
  • Surface
  • Unidirectional
  • UV stable
Property Standard Value Unity
Glass Fiber Content IT.CA-12 15 — 35 %
Shrinkage ISO 2577 -0.10 — 0.20 %
Flexural Strength EN ISO 14125 70 — 250 MPa
Flexural E-Modulus EN ISO 14125 8000 — 14000 MPa
Tensile Strength EN ISO 527-4 40 — 80 MPa
Impact Strength (Charpy) EN ISO 179 60 — 100 kJ/m2
Density EN ISO 1183-1 1.7 — 2.0 g/cm3
Water Absorption EN ISO 62 < 0.3 %
Heat Distortion Temperature ISO 75-2-A >280 ºC
Flame Retardancy UL 94 HB V0 V1 V2 5VA 5VB -
Reaction to Fire NF F 16-101 M0 — M4 -
Smoke Emission and Toxicity NF F 16-101 F0 — F5 -
The values will depend on the specific formulation

Applications