Tag Archives: UHSS

2010 Honda Odyssey Body Structure

As usual, little information on the type of steel Honda use in the Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure. I would safety assume that any of the colored stampings have some form of Ultra-high Strength Steel (UHSS) or Boron. Also ...

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2010 Ford Edge UHSS?

The 2010 Ford Edge has earned a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. That would mean there is some Ultra-high Strength Steel mixed in the body structure. Check back for what type of steel is ...

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2009 Audi A4 UHSS

The A4 is not an aluminum car. But what’s somewhat striking is that even the top U.S. Audi executive, de Nysschen, notes the fact that there is an extensive use of ultra-high-strength steel (UHSS UHSS Ultra-High-Strength Steel ). This is ...

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Volvo XC90 BIW Boron and UHSS

The XC90’s body structure as shown in the image below. High strength steels (Dual Phase, HSLA and el Rephos) make up the majority of the front end and rear structure. The front rails are hydroformed. Of the 13 parts that ...

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UHSS Guide

I am currently putting the finishing touches on a PowerPoint presentation as a UHSS Guide. This guide has all parts of the vehicle that we may need to understand what type of steel is used and how thick it is ...

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2010 Acura TL Ultra-high Strength Steel

The 2010 TL has widespread use of high-strength sheet steel, which provides benefits in ride, handling and overall durability. The TL uses five different types of high-strength steel, including ultra high-strength hot-stamp steel that is heated before it is stamped ...

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