USA: Advanced high-strength steels have potential for vehicle closures
Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS) combined with sheet hydroforming show potential for further mass reduction in steel vehicle body outer panels, the UltraLight Steel Auto Closures (ULSAC) consortium said this week. To explore the benefits of such steels, the consortium successfully manufactured door outer panels using 0.6 mm dual phase (DP) 600 steel sheet.
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