SMC & BMC 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.



Low Smoke EmissionHigh TemperatureLow Shrink
AcousticFlame ResistanceFlow
Low ProfileLow EmissionLoe Pression
PaintableScratch ResistanceReactive
ResistanceSurfaceUV Stable


Metro Asiento de Tren
Glass Fiber ContentIT.CA-1215 — 35%
ShrinkageISO 2577-0.10 — 0.20%
Flexural StrengthEN ISO 1412570 — 250MPa
Flexural E-ModulusEN ISO 141258000 — 14000MPa
Tensile StrengthEN ISO 527-440 — 80MPa
Impact Strength (Charpy)EN ISO 17960 — 100kJ/m2
DensityEN ISO 1183-11.7 — 2.0g/cm3
Water AbsorptionEN ISO 62< 0.3%
Heat Distortion TemperatureISO 75-2-A>280ºC
Flame RetardancyUL 94HB V0 V1 V2 5VA 5VB
Reaction to FireNF F 16-101M0 — M4
Smoke Emission and ToxicityNF F 16-101F0 — F5

The values will depend on the specific formulation