New Advanced High Strength Steels by the Quenching and Partitioning (Q&P) Process

01 July 2011 → 31 December 2014
European funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Ceramic and glass materials
    • Materials science and engineering
    • Metallurgical engineering
    • Semiconductor materials
    • Other materials engineering
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
    • Biotechnology for agriculture, forestry, fisheries and allied sciences
    • Fisheries sciences
quenching and partitioning advanced high strength steels
Project description

The project investigates the applicability of the quenching and partitioning heat treatment as a tool for production of advanced high strength steel of third generation. Influence of the chemical composition, hot and cold rolling parameters and heat treatment on the microstructure, texture and properties (strength, ductility, weldability, galvanizability etc) are under investigation in order to find the optimum combination of properties and industrial feasibility.