Swedish steel prize nominee 1999
Side stay for railway wagons
1999 | ExTe | Sweden 6 min read
ExTe of Sweden has a bold choice of ultra high strength steel for the side stays of railway wagons meets the strict demands for strength, toughness and fatigue strength.
The design prevents buckling and thus enables the high strength of the material to be put to maximum use. The new stay is 2.5 times stronger, while its weight has been cut by 20 percent.