Advanced projects and Co-engineering

Advanced projects and Co-engineering

For ArcelorMittal, innovation means developing new ways to create value by meeting customer and market needs. This applies to all areas of its business. We propose new ways of working not just for, but also alongside our customers. This cooperation continues throughout the entire development of a vehicle

ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks can provide you with a comparison analysis between reference and tailor welded blanks in terms of:

Deformation
Stress
Intrusion depth
Fatigue resistance
Others

Risk removal and characterization

ArcelorMittal experts can study applications and then prepare a design study by risk removal and characterization in a first step (see Feasibility Studies).

Design support

Specialized software used by ArcelorMittal allows to take into account at an early stage the characteristics of each application and the manufacturing constraints. Generally, several different solutions are proposed to the customer together with in-service behavior analysis (crash, stiffness, etc.), stamping, weight and cost estimations of the different solutions proposed.

Other specific design studies for tailored blanks

With the CAD data of the finished part and data of the stamping tools, the ArcelorMittal Tailored Blanks team can supply:

Development of the minimum blanks shape for stamping
Validation that welds are located in non-critical zones
Complete stamping simulation to validate blanks shape and keep costly prototyping to a minimum
Quick feasibility analysis and risk removal study Detailed analysis
Zones of thinning and thickening
Strain fields
Minimum blanks dimensions and optimized tailor welded blanks
Tailor welded blanks definition after tailor welded blanks optimization
Body in white (BIW) reviews

Production of Prototypes, Try-out and End of Lifetime parts

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Laser welding feasibility analysis

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Advanced projects and Co-engineering

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Stamping support on site / feasibility

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