SMC 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. 


Low ShrinkLow ProfileLow Emission
Low PressurePaintableReactive
StrenghtClass A


Panel Exterior SMC clase A
Glass Fiber ContentIT.CA-1225 — 30%
ShrinkageISO 2577-0.10 — 0.10%
Flexural StrengthEN ISO 14125150 — 200MPa
Flexural E-ModulusEN ISO 141259000 — 12000MPa
Tensile StrengthEN ISO 527-460 — 80MPa
Impact Strength (Charpy)EN ISO 17960 — 90kJ/m2
DensityEN ISO 1183-11.7 — 1.9g/cm3
Water AbsorptionEN ISO 62< 0.3%
Heat Distortion TemperatureISO 75-2-A>280ºC

The values will depend on the specific formulation