Browse Publications Technical Papers 2000-05-0174

Development of Ultra Fine Grain Steel Tube with High Strength and Excellent Formability 2000-05-0174

Kawasaki Steel Corp. has developed new steel tube products with ultra fine microstructure termed History (High-speed tube welding and optimum reducing technology) tube which have the high strength, excellent formability and uniformity of seam hardness. These superior features can be achieved by newly developed thermo-mechanical control process (TMCP) technology in the stretch reducer. The History tube has been preferably applied to automotive parts due to these excellent properties for tube fabrications.


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