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

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Density

1.4 - 2 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elastic modulus

7 - 11.5 GPa

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Elongation

1.3 - 1.5 %

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Impact strength, Charpy unnotched

50 - 90 kJ/m²

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Tensile strength

50 - 80 MPa

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at 1.3-1.5% strain

Thermal

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

1.5E-5 - 2E-5 1/K

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Flammability

UL 94 HB

Max service temperature, long

150 °C

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Max service temperature, short

210 °C

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Specific heat capacity

1100 J/(kg·K)

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Electrical

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Dielectric constant

4.5 - 4.9 [-]

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Electrical resistivity

1.00E+10 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