Tag Archives: UHSS

2010 Porsche Panamera Body Structure (UHSS)

2010 Porsche Panamera Body Structure. The body shell is knitted together from a number of metals. High strength steels, including Boron-alloyed (shown in red), polyphase (orange), and micro-alloyed (yellow) are used to create an ultra-stiff passenger safety cell. The voluptuous ...

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2010 Jeep Compass UHSS

Jeep has engineered crush zones to divert and dissipate impact energy away from the passenger compartment. The safety cage structure and front crumple zones of the Compass absorb energy during a front impact. During a side impact, the door guard ...

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2007+ Jeep Compass

The higher weight-to-strength ratio of high-strength steel allowed us to develop a body-in-white safety cage that meets more aggressive front-, side- and rear-impact requirements, but without the added weight of regular steel,” Liddane added. “Hot-stamped steel used on the A- ...

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Pocket book of steel

If you have a little spare time, thumb trough the “Pocket book of steel” from Corus Automotive. Corus Automotive is a UK company that put together the book and claim it to be your complete reference guide to steel in ...

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Nissan Green Program 2010

The main reason automakers are using Boron and other Ultra-high Strength Steels is to improve the fuel economy by reducing vehicle weight. The “Nissan Green Program 2010” plans to use High tensile strength steel sheet (HSS) to reduce Body-in-White (BIW) ...

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Chevrolet HHR UHSS

The 2006 + Chevrolet HHR has a little bit of Ultra-high Strength Steel (UHSS) in the the rocker panels. n the image below, number 26 calls out the Rocker Inner Panel and is made from UHSS.

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2008 + GM Chevrolet Malibu UHSS

General Motors is using UHSS in many different areas of the vehicle. Below is an image of the Body Structure of a Chevrolet Malibu. This use of UHSS is called out on the list below: 10. Center Pillar Reinforcement (Ultra ...

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