Title: Hot Press Forming in the Automotive Industry
Authors: Banik, J., Gerber, T., Horstmann, J., Lenze, F. J., Liesner, J., Middelhauve, O., Mura, J., Sikora, S., Diaz, N. V.
ISBN: 978-3-86236-041-3
Publisher: Süddeutscher Verlag onpact GmbH
Year: 2013

About this Book

This book as a short excellent summary on recent hot forming activities was originally written in German by the authors from Thyssen-Krupp Steel Europe AG. with the title "Warmumformung in Automobilbau". The title of the English version is "Hot Forming in the Automotive Industry". Both the English and the German versions are available at the following URL: http://www.sv-onpact.de.and was translated into English following the success of the German edition.

After a short introduction describing the substance and development of hot press forming particularly in the automotive industry a comprehensive overview of hot forming technology is followed with the materials developed primarily for hot press forming processes. Finally, a cost comparison and future outlook of hot forming technology is also given.