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Brake Press Forming of heavy, High Tensile Strength Steel Component for the Off-Highway Industry

A client from the off-highway industry came to Chicago Metal Fabricators to brake press form a high tensile strength steel component. The 4,500 lbs component was CNC bevel plasma cut using a Messer MPC high definitional bevel plasma cutter. Then we press brake formed the 110,000 PSI tensile strength, AR400 steel into a .750″ thick, 18′ long and 8′ wide component. Finally, we tested, inspected and delivered 20 of the high tensile strength components each month.

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Specifications about this High Tensile Strength Steel Component

Product DescriptionThis high tensile strength component is used within an OEM-Off-Highway application
Capabilities Applied/ProcessesCNC Bevel Plasma Cutting
Press brake FormingForm Radius
Equipment Used to Manufacture PartMesser MPC High Definition Bevel Plasma
Overall Part Dimensions
Material Thickness: .750″
Length: 18′
Width: 8′
Material UsedAR400 Steel110,000 PSI Tensile Strength
Material FinishNone
In process testing/inspection-performedISO 9001-2008
Estimated Part Weight4,500 lbs
Industry for UseOff Highway
Volume20 A Month
Delivery Time7-10 Days
Standards MetCustomer supplied print, 2D CAD Drawing
Product NameHigh Tensile Strength Component