Tag Archives: Boron

2012 Ford Focus has Boron!

Next year when Ford starts selling the 2012 Focus First Responders will have another vehicle packed with UHSS and Boron steels.  The new Focus is 25 percent greater torsional rigidity than the current North American Focus. The different strenghs of steel ...

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2010 IIHS Top Safety Picks

Below is a list of 27 vehicles that are in the runnings to win a IIHS 2010 Top Safety Pick. Last year the list of potential award winners contained 94 vehicles. The reduction in 2/3 of last year’s list is ...

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Subaru, UHSS, and Boron

After several request for information on the Boron and Ultra-high Strength Steel (UHSS) used in Subaru vehicles I decided to put together a post. Subaru is well known for the use of Boron and UHSS so I steered cleared of ...

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2011 Ford Super Duty and Boron?

Remember all the boron and UHSS used in the 2009 F-150? Laser welding is used to mate the roof and body-side panels to the truck’s new roof structure. The roof structure is made from DP-780 super high-strength. The high-strength steel ...

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