American Iron and Steel Institute
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New Steels Explained: What You Need to Know About the Ongoing Developments
A range of new steels is being developed to assist body engineers create better trucks, cars and SUVs. Here’s what they can do for everyone from safety engineers to designers
There has been a disruption in the entire world economy for steel because the amount of over-capacity has had huge consequences on the steel industry elsewhere: “The export-oriented Chinese industry is undermining steel economies around the world.”
Steel: Where It Is & Where It Is Going
While there is a lot of discussion of alternative materials for vehicle manufacture nowadays, one of those alternatives just may be something that’s in the 3GAHSS category—that’s as in “third-generation advanced high-strength steel.” Of course, “3GAHSS” just sounds more up-to-date than steel, doesn’t it?
Reducing Mass and Cutting Costs with Steel
For the past few years, it seems like steel has become the dominant material of choice for automotive applications.Sure, there are exceptions to this.
A Designer Material: Steel
Yes, steel can be considered a designer material. At least the category known as "advanced high strength steel." It is being tailored to meet specific needs.