Non-metallic Particles Benefit or Burden for AHSS?

  • Gert AbbelEmail author
  • Begoña Santillana
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


This paper describes a Tata Steel approach to investigate the production of new AHSS grades in relation to non-metallic inclusions. The work includes thermodynamic and phase modelling, as well as fractography and postmortem analyses on a sample from a newly developed cracking simulator. Examples will be shown on how the MnS and TiN formations do influence the cracking susceptibility during solidification.


Non-metallic inclusion AHSS Mould cracking simulator Precipitates Hot tearing Solidification structure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tata SteelIjmuidenThe Netherlands

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