SMC BMC Enclosures, cabinets and boxes

Astar is a leading supplier of SMC & BMC materials for manufacturers of non-metallic enclosures: GRP boxes and cabinets to protect any electrical equipment for electricity, water, gas and telecommunications. Depending on the specific application, we will recommend you the best tailor-made formulation to meet your requirements.



Low Smoke EmissionArc ResistanceDielectric
High TemperatureLow ShrinkAcoustic
ChemicalFlame ResistanceFlow
UV StableUnidirectional


SMC enclosures
Glass Fiber ContentIT.CA-1220 — 30%
ShrinkageISO 25770.05 — 0.20%
Flexural StrengthEN ISO 14125120 — 200MPa
Flexural E-ModulusEN ISO 141258500 — 12000MPa
Impact Strength (Charpy)EN ISO 17950 — 90kJ/m2
DensityEN ISO 1183-11.7 — 1.9g/cm3
Glow Wire TestIEC 60695-2-10960ºC @ 1.5—3mm
Flame RetardancyUL 94HB V0 V1 V2 5VA 5VB
Reaction to FireNF F 16-101M0 — M4
Oxygen IndexEN ISO 4589-2> 23%
Water AbsorptionEN ISO 62< 0.3%
Heat Distortion TemperatureISO 75-2-A>280ºC
Surface ResistanceIEC 600931012Ω
Volume ResistivityIEC 600931014Ω cm
Dielectric ConstantIEC 602504
Dielectric StrengthIEC 60243-118kV/mm
Tracking ResistanceEN IEC 60112CTI 600

The values will depend on the specific formulation