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Steel Examples

Stainless Steel Demonstrator

Demonstration model in 1.4509 stainless steel.
2mm initial wall thickness.

Steel 1

Formed rolling piston for automotive pneumatic shock absorbers, created in both 1.4509 and 1.4511 steel.

Steel 2

While the majority of our research with a diverse range of high-strength steels (air and water-hardened) cannot be shown, we can show a limited section of one part. This cross section was taken at a point of approximately 100% elongation, again illustrating HEATform's unique ability to augment wall thickness. Starting with a basic tube measuring 40 mm x 1.7 mm, this piece showed a tensile strength of between 1,000 and 1,400 MPa depending on the starting alloy and quench method selected.