Welcome to the All New AHSS Application Guidelines!

We are very excited to announce today the launch of a new version of the Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS) Application Guidelines, the leading source for technical best practices on AHSS...

Steel Structures for Autonomous Vehicles

The WorldAutoSteel Steel E-Motive program has been moving along now for nearly a year, and we’d like to share an update with you, our engineering colleagues, on some of the design decisions we’re...

Case Study: Upgraded Tool Steels for Upgraded Sheet Metal Forming

We thank Dennis McPike, Zapp Tooling Alloys, Inc. for contributing this insightful case study. Multi-phase steels are complex to cut and form, requiring specific tooling materials. The tooling...
Inventing the First AHSS Road Bike

Inventing the First AHSS Road Bike

 An inspiring story You are most likely wondering why WorldAutoSteel is writing a blog about a bicycle. It is because when we talked to Jia-Uei Chan, Regional Business Development at our member company, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe (TKSe), about the journey of...

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The Need for Powertrain Models

The Need for Powertrain Models

Dr. Donald Malen, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, reviews the use of two recently developed Powertrain Models, which he co-authored with Dr. Roland Geyer, University of California, Bren School of Environmental Science. The use of Advanced High-Strength...

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Improving Joint Performance

Improving Joint Performance

In static or dynamic conditions, the spot weld strength of Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS) may be considered as a limiting factor. One solution to improve resistance spot weld strength is to add a high-strength adhesive to the weld. Figure 1 illustrates the...

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AHSS Corrosion Resistant Coatings

AHSS Corrosion Resistant Coatings

Many steel parts on a vehicle require corrosion protection, regardless of whether they are exposed or unexposed applications. The most common way to accomplish corrosion protection is to coat Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS) with zinc by means of a couple of...

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AHSS Fundamentals in Forming and Joining

AHSS Fundamentals in Forming and Joining

In this edition of AHSS Insights, George Coates and Menachem Kimchi get back to basics with important fundamentals in forming and joining AHSS. As the global steel industry continues its development of Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS), including 3rd Gen products...

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