Tag: SMC

IH Hood Video

Several other posts have documented the work I performed on my 1993 International Truck Hood. I also took some video and recently got it all put together and posted on Youtube. Hopefully you can learn a couple of things. The SMC...

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Repairing the Inner Fender

One of my recent projects involved the repair of a 1993 International Medium-Duty truck hood made from SMC. There were several areas needing attention, and one of them was the driver’s side inner fender. This piece had...

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IH Hood Repair– Passenger Corner

One of the repairs on my International Hood was for the passenger corner. This portion of the hood was damaged before I got it, and was COMPLETELY MISSING! Time, effort, epoxy, and fiberglass, allowed me to successfully...

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Composite electrical box

One of the composites applications that I found in a junkyard was a composite electrical box.  It was discarded from a former use as an enclosure for electrical equipment in an industrial factory.  Other than some minor...

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SMC Truck Fender

SMC (Sheet Molding Compound) works well for heavy duty truck parts, especially ones requiring complexity, strength, and impact resistance.  One of the projects I am working on is a heavy truck with these SMC parts, including a...

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