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High Strength Steel vs Advanced High Strength Steel

06

Jun

High Strength Steel vs Advanced High Strength Steel

The principal difference between conventional High Strength Steel (HSS) (such as 4130 Chrome Moly) and Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) (such as Docol Tube R8) is their microstructure.

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Bending Docol Tube R8

04

Jun

Bending Docol Tube R8

A common question our sales staff receives is, “What should I know before I bend Docol Tube R8?" The answer is bending Docol is very similar to bending 4130 Chrome Moly

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How Docol Tube R8 is Made

03

Jun

How Docol Tube R8 is Made

Docol Tube R8 and other Advanced High Strength Steels are complex, sophisticated materials, with carefully selected chemical compositions and multiphase microstructures resulting from precisely controlled heating and cooling processes.

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Material Weights

09

May

Material Weights

Over the years as material science has advanced so has our ability to reduce weight. Materials like Advanced High Strength Steels allow us to build lighter but stronger chassis then those of the past.

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The History of 4130 Cold Drawn Seamless Round Tube

13

Feb

The History of 4130 Cold Drawn Seamless Round Tube

4130 seamless tube is the product of two emerging technologies of the late 1800’s and early 1900’s: the production of alloy steels and the production of seamless tube.

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Racing into the Future with Docol Tube R8

21

Jan

Racing into the Future with Docol Tube R8

If you were unable to catch our Racing into the Future with Docol Tube R8 seminar at PRI 2018 you can watch the full seminar here!

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