Tech Tip: Variable Thickness B-Pillar

Tech Tip

Automakers currently use tailored blanks in different parts of the body structure.  The 2016 Volvo XC90 uses tailored blanks to control variable thickness in the B-Pillar.  The image below reinforces the tip that thinner material can be found moving the cutters up or down a few inches if your cutters stall.

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