phs-scalefree® is the first hot-forming steel up to 2000 MPa with a thin zinc coating. Components were used in the SLIMulations to compare the originally used steels with phs-scalefree® and corresponding crash tests simulated. The baseline represents a 5-star-safety mid-size car (source: NCAP).
|Component||Originally used steel||Weight savings in %||voestalpine grade|
|B pillar||phs-1500||-10 %||phs-scalefree 2000|
|Roof frame||phs-1500||-10 %||phs-scalefree 2000|