Sheet Moulding Compound, Unsaturated Polyester Reinforced with 30% Glass Fibre (SMC UP+GF30)

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Description

Glass-fiber reinforced polyester engineering polymer molding compound. Very low mold shrinkage and post-shrinkage, very good mechanical strength, very good electrical values.

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Properties

General

PropertyValue

Density

1.4 - 2.0 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elastic modulus

7.0 - 11.5 GPa

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Elongation

1.3 - 1.5 %

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Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

50 kJ/m²

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90 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

50.0 - 80.0 MPa

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at 1.3-1.5% strain

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

1.5e-05 - 2e-05 1/K

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Max service temperature

210 °C

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Short

150 °C

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Long

Specific heat capacity

1100 J/(kg·K)

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Flammability

UL 94 HB

Electrical

PropertyValue

Dielectric constant

4.5 [-]

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4.9 [-]

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Electrical resistivity

10000000000 Ω·m

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Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

exterior panels, exterior body panels, engine components, ex proofed housings, automotive door panels, rail exterior, arc quenching chambers

Fillers

30% Glass Fiber

Processing methods

Compression molding