August 27, 2019 | Source: CompositesWorld

This August 21 and 22, IACMI – The Composites Institute hosted more than 15 students interested in Sheet-Moulding Compound (SMC) processes and applications at the IACMI Scale-Up Research Facility (SURF), managed by Michigan State University. Led by SMC expert Jim Plaunt and industry expert Dan Houston, the class included detailed classroom instruction, a facility tour, observation of an SMC automotive part, and a training exercise in identifying SMC defects. Attendees included a wide variety of industry members across the supply chain including IACMI members Owens Corning and Magna Exteriors.

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