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2010 Ford Taurus Boron Body Structure

Boron

Take a look at the 2010 Ford Taurus Body Structure and where boron is used.   Take a look at the previous model Ford Taurus, the one below is a 2008.  Notice how different the B-Pillar design is?    

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2010 Lincoln MKT and A Hydroformed High-strength Steel Tube

The 2010 Lincoln MKT has a safety feature that First Responders need to be aware of.  There is a a hydroformed high-strength steel tube in the floor that runs the width of the vehicle from B-pillar to B-pillar and reinforcements ...

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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 Ford Taurus Laminated Side Glass

A department near my city ran on a MVA that had a 2010 Ford Taurus involved.  The driver needed to be extricated.  The surprise was not that this is a vehicle loaded with UHSS and Boron.  The surprise was that ...

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2010 Ford Focus

2010 Focus Sedan The 2010 Ford Focus Sedan has a reinforced steel safety cage.  Ford does not state what, if any UHSS or Boron is used the body structure other than the bumper on this model.  Just remember, Ford has ...

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2010 Ford Taurus has dual-phase

Getting detailed information out of Ford has not been to successful to date. I am still working on it and hope to have color coded body structure diagrams soon. The first information on the 2010 Ford Taurus post on this ...

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Another 2010 Ford Edge Post

I have posted before about the 2010 Ford Edge. However, when I found another image or picture that would benefit us I like to go ahead a post. So here you go!

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Ford F150 Roof and B-Pillar made of UHSS and Boron

Take a look at the image below. There is some major reinforcements in the roof in the B-Pillar area. Robotic YAG laser welders put the cab cage together with continuous seam weld joining hydro formed tubes in pillars and roof ...

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