Hot Press Harderned Boron B-Pillars

How strong is manganese-boron steel?  The image below shows how hot the boron blank is hotted up to before it is stamped!

By adding heat to the stamping process the BPillars can have the tensile strength increased by 500MPa.  Standard steel B-Pillars are in the 500-700MPa range whereas this process will make a part into the 1500-1650MPa range.

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