Printed from Automotive Composites Alliance website Jun 28, 2017.

Technical Document Download

The ACA has produced a number of design and paint manuals for use by automotive design and manufacturing engineers to produce better, efficient, and cost effective composites products. To view, select the desired publication.

SMC Design Manual for Exterior Body Panels (3.8 Meg)
Prepared to assist the design engineer with primary responsibility for Class A body panels.

SMC Paint Manual for Exterior Body Panels (3 Meg)
For the design engineer with responsibility for primed and top coated SMC body panels.

Design Manual Addendum for RRIM
For design of components produced using the RRIM process.

Paint Manual Addendum for RRIM
For painting of components produced using the RRIM process.

Paint Manual Addendum for Exterior Body Panels
For reduction of paint defects.

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