1972-02-01

Development of the First Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) Body Component: The Chrysler Station Wagon Air Deflector 720493

The Chrysler Corporation made use of a thermosetting polyester sheet-molding-compound (SMC) to provide an efficient, neat-appearing, and economical station wagon air deflector for its 1969 full-size station wagons. This marked Chrysler's first usage of this material for a major automotive body component.

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