Wednesday, October 18, 2006

High Strength Steel Forming and Joining Guidelines

Found courtesy of our friends over at The Future is Forming , we can point our readers to a document just released by the International Iron & Steel Institute covering the formability and joining issues encountered with advanced high strength steels.

Steels are constantly being developed with higher strengths to ensure integrity combined with low component weight. The driving force behind these developments is mainly the automotive industry in it's quest to lower fuel consumption by lowering vehicle weights without sacrificing strength and safety.

Publication here


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