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Ron Shaw's Blog – January 2009 Archive (1)

Complex Car Construction (CCC) Using Exotic Metals

Complex Car Construction (CCC) is not a recent thorn in the responder's side. We have been confronted with exotic metal challenges for quite some time. However, as more and more cars are being built with this type construction it's now a major topic.

Volvo was the first to use exotic metals such as boron steel for side impact protection in doors. The anti-intrusion bar made out of boron was defeating older cutters. Unlike mild steel these new alloys do cut like shears through sheet… Continue

Added by Ron Shaw on January 15, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

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