Steel Division

Parts and components

The production of parts and components, in addition to shear cuts and cut shapes, is one of the core competencies of the voestalpine Steel and Service Center. Hot-formed steel is used to make innovative, high-quality parts and components. 

Plate annealing furnace

Hydraulic press

Welding line

Annealing temperatures up to 750°C 

Press force of 2000 tons 

Cycle-dependent assembly 

Sheet thickness up to 15 mm 

Table size of 3300 x 2500 mm

 

 

400,000 strokes/a 

75,000 components/a

Sand-blasting station for parts up to 1100 mm in width.

Our product,  alphas® forming forming, makes it possible to produce parts and components less expensively. The unique combination of high-strength steel strip and semi-hot forming in special tools offers great potential, primarily in the commercial vehicle industry. 

Hot-dip galvanized steel strip

Hot-dip galvanized steel strip

Hot-dip galvanized steel strip is characterized by its high degree of corrosion resistance, excellent working properties and a wide spectrum of applications.

Portfolio

Tailored to your specific needs, our portfolio ranges from extremely mild to advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) grades and includes widths up to 1,730 mm and thicknesses ranging between 0.5 mm and 3.5 mm. All hot-dip galvanized products of voestalpine have one thing in common: The best processing characteristics and highest degree of corrosion protection. Special features include Galvannealed and ZincMagnesium hot-dip galvanized steel strip.

Steel grades

  • Mild steels for cold forming
  • Structural steels
  • Micro-alloyed steels
  • Bake-hardening steels
  • Higher-strength IF steels
  • Dual-phase steels
  • Complex-phase steels
  • TRIP steels
  • Press-hardening steels for hot forming (phs-ultraform)

Surfaces

  • Surface types ranging from standard A surface to high-end C surface properties
  • Adjustment of defined strip roughness possible
  • Post-treatment to protect against the formation of white rust: wide variety of oils, chromium-free passivation, anti-finger-print system or micro-phosphating

Different types of hot-dip galvanized steel strip 

  • Conventional hot-dip galvanized steel strip (Z) with zinc coating thicknesses ranging from Z70 to Z600 
  • Hot-dip galvanized steel strip galvannealed with zinc-iron coating (ZF) allows coating thicknesses ranging from ZF70 to ZF140. 
  • Hot-dip zinc-magnesium galvanized steel strip (ZM); ZM90–ZM200

Hot-rolled steel strip

Hot-rolled steel strip

Tailored to the specific needs of the customer, the product portfolio ranges from mild steels to meet the highest forming requirements to ultra-high-strength steels for the most stringent applications.

Portfolio

To meet every customer requirement we supply hot-rolled steel strip in widths up to 1,750 mm and thicknesses up to 20 mm. Our products are available in both pickled and unpickled condition, as slit or wide strip in coils. Even slit steel strip or cut shapes are possible. Hot-rolled steels made by voestalpine are supplied in a wide range of grades and qualities. A variety of alloys and rolling programs provide our customers with just the right steel for their specific applications.

Steel grades

  • Mild steels
  • Structural steels
  • Micro-alloyed steels (alform® steels)
  • Case-hardening and heat-treatable steels
  • Multi-phase and martensitic steels
  • Pole and rim steels
  • Enameling steels
  • Steels for gas cylinders
  • Weather-resistant structural steels
  • Linepipe steels

Hot-rolled steel strip 

  • Available in pickled and unpickled condition 
  • Excellent suitability to forming processes 
  • Excellent weldability 
  • Customer-specific fulfillment of mechanical properties 
  • Narrowest thickness and width tolerances guaranteed 
  • Surface roughness adjustable in exact compliance with customer requirements
alphas® forming

alphas® forming

alphas® is the new dimension of light-weight components in commercial vehicles, a technology and high-quality product that reduces weight and costs.

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