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Watch: The latest technology from Coherent solves your most challenging welding tasks in e-mobility battery manufacturing

2020-07-06T12:56:00+01:00By Coherent, sponsor partner

A major leap in fiber laser welding technology that can significantly improve your productions processes.

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Smart steel solutions for BEV body-in-white

2020-07-02T16:32:00+01:00By ArcelorMittal, Sponsor partner

As the automotive manufacturing industry adapts during fast-changing times, steel has a major role to play

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E-mobility needs steel

2020-06-24T13:14:00+01:00By ArcelorMittal, sponsor partner

A new report from ArcelorMittal has identified the benefits in performance and cost that steel can bring to the EV production challenge

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Future-proof steel for mobility - what is future proof?

2020-04-14T08:19:00+01:00By SSAB, sponsor partner

Future-proofing your life cycle assesments

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White paper: Docol® EV concept – UHSS in electric vehicles

2020-04-06T00:00:00+01:00By SSAB sponsor partner

In response to the unique Body-in-White challenges posed by battery electric vehicles, SSAB has developed a new, “virtual platform” to help foster the next generation of design solutions made from advanced high strength steels.

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Steel makes the case as the mainstay material for vehicles

2020-03-06T15:35:00+00:00By James Bakewell

With OEMs demanding vehicle-structure materials that are low in mass, crash-protective and economic to use, steel grades stay true to form

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Steelmakers keen to press home the BEV advantage

2020-03-03T15:25:00+00:00By James Bakewell

Throughout the age of the mass-produced automobile, steel has been the principal material of choice for vehicle structures. Will it maintain its dominance as carmakers pursue new mobility concepts?

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Strong, light and formable, stainless steel re-enters the material mix

2020-02-28T14:48:00+00:00By James Bakewell

Helsinki-based Outokumpu says stainless steels are ideal for lightweight, safety-critical structural parts and have put it to use in the series production of EV battery enclosures 

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Material changes guide the new additive manufacturing routes

2019-12-12T15:53:00+00:00By Mike Farish

Additive manufacturing is offering not only a wider range of application techniques but also materials with polymers now joined by metals and even ceramics

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Steel stays the distance

2019-09-02T14:16:00+01:00By SSAB, sponsor partner

SSAB’s Thomas Müller explains how new high-strength and ultra-high-strength steels can assist OEMs in cost-effectively improving the range of electric vehicles

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E-mobility needs steel

2019-08-06T11:32:00+01:00By ArcelorMittal, sponsor partner

A new report from ArcelorMittal has identified the benefits in performance and cost that steel can bring to the EV production challenge

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thyssenkrupp invests in advanced forging line

2019-07-12T10:51:00+01:00By AMS

Germany - thyssenkrupp will make front axles for trucks and crankshafts on the new forging line

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Strong bonds

2019-05-28T14:29:00+01:00By James Bakewell

James Bakewell looks at the challenges of joining new grades of advanced and ultra-high strength steels in the latest multi-material vehicle structures

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Taking shape

2019-05-28T13:50:00+01:00By Steed Webzell

The automotive sector has seen a rapid increase in the use of high strength steel grades. But the materials provide a challenge for manufacturing engineers in the forming process

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Real clean steel

2019-05-21T16:15:00+01:00By Nick Holt

With vehicle-makers and tier suppliers wanting greater performance from less material weight, Ovako’s engineering steels seem a good fit. Nick Holt visits its production facility at Hofors in Sweden to find out more

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Cool processes

2019-04-26T16:04:00+01:00By Chemetall

Across measures of quality, performance and cost Chemetall discusses how reactive oils can offer advantages in the cold-drawn, precision steel tube production process

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Pressing matters

2019-04-10T13:31:00+01:00By ABB

Our vehicles have all faced hazards at one time or another, from potholes in the road to rocks or broken glass. But what about protection when the hazards are ballistic threats to the safety of civil servants or service men and women?

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Swedish steel and Russian reveal – AMS Podcast Episode 04

2019-04-10T11:40:00+01:00


AMS Editor Nick Holt describes his visit to Ovako’s steel foundry in Sweden where high strength engineering steel for long products is made, while Assistant Editor Michael Nash talks about his tour of Russia which included visits to Volkswagen and Volvo Trucks plants.

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Augmented assistance

2019-03-04T11:36:00+00:00By Michael Nash

Visit any car manufacturing plant in the world and the majority of production equipment will be similar. The real differences between factories are the human workers and the way in which technology is used to optimise their environment

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Corolla confidence

2019-02-12T12:35:00+00:00By Ian Henry

Upgrade and investments at Burnaston see Toyota start production of the new Corolla in the UK, despite all the turmoil of Brexit