1971-02-01

Comparison of Low Profile Premix and Sheet Molding Compound Applications 710024

Low Profile glass reinforced polyester Bulk Molding Compounds (BMC) and Sheet Molding Compounds (SMC) offer the automotive engineer two classes of materials with desirable properties for painted outside body parts. This paper compares methods of manufacture, molding parameters, and properties of BMC and SMC. Several applications are analyzed and reasons for material selection discussed.

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