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Hot Formed and Controlled Cooled Microalloyed Steels Compared to Quenched and Tempered Medium Carbon Steels

Microalloyed steels are often used in the as-formed or as-forged condition in applications where the use of medium carbon steels would require that the component be quenched and tempered.  Microalloyed steels, which contain small additions of niobium and/or vanadium, therefore … Continue reading

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If Fatigue Data is Not Available, Is There a Means of Estimating Fatigue Performance?

Detailed fatigue data for a given combination of steel grade and processing offers the best means of determining fatigue performance when designing an automotive component.  However, in some instances, where only mechanical properties and hardness are available, methods have been … Continue reading

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