A new corrosion-resistant sheet molding compound (SMC) from IDI Composites International, Noblesville, Ind., is aimed at valve covers, timing-chain covers, oil drain pans, and transmission covers for heavy trucks. Grade AV-206 boasts resistance to heat, oil, solvents, and salt spray. In a 1000-hr oil-aging test, AV-206 maintained a tensile strength of 11,673 psi and flexural modulus of 25,274 psi. It also boasts excellent NVH characteristics. (317) 773-1766 • www.idicomposites.
IDI Composites International
PO Box 357
Noblesville, IN 46061
Phone (317) 773-1766 Fax (317) 773-3877