boron steel

boron steel

[′bȯ‚rän ′stēl]
(metallurgy)
Alloy steel with a small amount (as little as 0.0005) of boron added to increase hardenability; can be used to replace other alloys in short supply.
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To maximise occupant protection Transit Custom features ultra-high-strength Boron steel.
To maximise occupant protection, the vehicle features ultra-high-strength boron steel, an enhanced restraint system with curtain airbags for the front seat occupants.
In order to understand these phenomena, in this paper, phase transformation in a boron steel 22MnB5 under various cooling rates were investigated and the effects of pre-strain conditions on the phase transformations were characterised.
Boron steel is a large part of the WR-Steel offering, but it also includes grinding media and other mining solutions said to offer superior hardness and consistent composition for optimised performance in demanding applications.
The topics include the elasto-plastic and damage analysis of trusses subjected to cyclic loading, damage index proposal applied to quasi-fragile materials simulated using the lattice discrete element method, the parametric identification of a damage model for predicting the lifetime of adhesively bonded joints, the influence of residual stresses on the damage of composite laminates under tensile loading, and developing a unified visco-plastic damage model to analyze the crashworthiness of boron steel safety components with tailored microstructures.
Ultra-highstrength Boron steel is used in key load-bearing areas such that the door frames work together to absorb energy like a 'virtual B pillar.
It features Adaptive cruising, 360 degree camera, Active high beam, Park Assist pilot, Blind Spot information, Lane Assist, Forward collision warning, three point seatbelts and super-strong boron steel body.
The hybrid model's battery system is protected by a boron steel bash plate because Land Rover's engineers didn't want the hybrid to be shy of a bit of climbing over rocks or swimming.
Boron steel in the Focus' structure absorbs and redirects crash forces to protect vehicle occupants in the event of a crash.
The cars' liquid-cooled battery pack is mounted beneath the floor in a tough boron steel cradle, which keeps the weight low and also doesn't rob the cars of ground clearance or wading ability.
Dual front air bags with ABS and EBD (standard across all variants) as well as an ultra-high strength body reinforced with aluminized boron steel in the All-New Fiesta make for an engaging and safe drive.
From this brief literature review, it is evident that the role of post-oxidation of the tool steel during its tribological interaction with ultra-high-strength boron steel has not been studied.