Polypropylene, Long Glass Fiber Reinforced, Compression Molded
|Publication Date:||1 March 2013|
Material Description. This standard covers the properties of a long glass fiber mat, pre-impregnated with polypropylene, homopolymer, and used in a compression molding process.
Symbols. The material abbreviation according to ISO 11469 is > PP - GFXX <. The symbol shall be completed by the supplier according to the Glass Fiber (GF) content of the material.
Typical Applications. Typical applications include non-Class "A" surface appearance structural components such as the following: underbody panels, chassis shields, radiator support brackets, seat backs, bumper beams, battery trays, header panels.
Remarks. The classification into groups is according to the different ranges of glass fiber content.