TITLE

Steel: New Developments/Conditions May Increase Use In Powertrain

AUTHOR(S)
Vasilash, Gary S.
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;May2001, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the application of steel as material of choice for automobile powertrain. Comparison of material use in automobile plants; Details on a study conducted by the American Iron and Steel Institute regarding the advantages of steel; Advantages of powder metal as powertrain component.
ACCESSION #
4466919

 

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