Car fuel tanks steeled to meet curbs on emissions

February 2003
Professional Engineering;2/12/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p57
Trade Publication
Focuses on the development of a lead-free metallic-coated steel by Corus to aid original equipment manufacturers develop emission-free fuel tanks to meet environmental legislation. Impact of strict environmental legislation on the need to reduce evaporative emmissions; Use of hot-dip coating process for creating Neotec steel; Ability of the steel to form complex shapes using hydroforming techniques.


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