A new range of high-strength steels developed by SSAB Swedish Steel offers the promise of significant savings in wagon tare weights, with improved payload and lower operating costs. The company is proposing to adopt designs based on automotive engineering, using hot-rolled Domex steel which has a yield strength of up to 750N/mm2 and cold-rolled Docol steel with a tensile strength of up to 1·4 kN/mm2.

SSAB Swedish Steel, Sweden

Reader Enquiry Number 147