Every day, engineers are searching for solutions that are faster, stronger, lighter…
Engineers, designers, and dreamers don’t see the world as it is, but as it could be. It is from their minds that the impossible becomes possible.
Owens Corning introduces its key reinforcement products that push the boundaries of what’s possible with the SMC technology in the transportation and automotive fields.
From the ME1975 glass fiber roving for Class A SMC which enables flexible styling and redefined surface appearance, to ME1510 glass fiber roving for Epoxy SMC helping with up to 60% glass content achievable, VOC/odor free process and dent resistance.
This supported with Academic expert point of views: Professor Frank Henning, and David Bücheler of the Fraunhofer ICT, Germany, and students (Team Kuzo) finalists of the SMC/BMC Design Awards 2017, Antwerp University, Belgium. Thinking beyond what’s possible with SMC.
During the 1st edition of the SMC BMC Design Award in 2017, Ruben Silva was one of the finalists presenting his innovative Cork table design to the audience at the Composite Europe trade show. Since then, Ruben was able to greatly enhance his design and make it ready for commercialization with the support of the European Alliance for SMC BMC.