TemperBox® from AP&T: Now industrialized and globally accessible to automotive OEMs and suppliers
AP&T’s patented solution for partial press hardening of structural car body parts – TemperBox® – is now globally available to both OEMs and suppliers in the automotive industry.
“GEDIA Automotive, the company that holds an exclusive manufacturing license for the European market, and AP&T agreed to grant OEMs and other suppliers access to the technological advantages of the TemperBox®,” says Dr. Christian Koroschetz, Chief Sales Officer at AP&T.
The technology allows a combination of hard and soft zones in a single finished part, paving the way for innovative body designs and cost-efficient, cycle-time-neutral production.
Hard and soft zones in the same part
Individually defined areas of press hardened components can be fully hardened to maximize strength while other areas remain soft and maintain the desired ductility and/or facilitate post processing, such as joining or mechanical cutting. This means designers and manufacturing engineers can work more freely without having to consider costly reinforcements, cycle-time-intensive hardening processes or other tailored solutions.
Easy to integrate
TemperBox® can be integrated in new and existing press hardening lines.
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