STP772

    Mechanical Behavior of Three Sheet Molding Compounds

    Published: Jan 1982


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    Abstract

    A test program was conducted to measure various mechanical properties of three sheet molding compounds, SMC-R25, SMC-R30, and SMC-R65. Static tension tests were conducted in ambient and elevated temperature environments on both dry and moisture preconditioned specimens. Compression, shear, flexure, and impact tests were also conducted; these were performed at ambient temperatures on dry specimens.

    Keywords:

    composite materials, sheet molding compounds, mechanical properties, elevated temperature, fatigue, impact


    Author Information:

    Walrath, DE
    University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.

    Adams, DF
    University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.

    Riegner, DA
    Manufacturing Development, General Motors Technical Center, Warren, Mich.

    Sanders, BA
    Manufacturing Development, General Motors Technical Center, Warren, Mich.


    Paper ID: STP29382S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E08.04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP29382S


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