The principal difference between conventional High Strength Steel (HSS) (such as 4130 Chrome Moly) and Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) (such as Docol® Tube R8) is their microstructure.
4130 seamless tube is the product of two emerging technologies of the late 1800’s and early 1900’s: the production of alloy steels and the production of seamless tube.Read More
While not a very common practice in the auto racing industry, it is always recommended to remove the decarb or oxide layer from your 4130 Chrome Moly tube around the weld area.
Understanding the differences in the common steel tubes used in tube chassis and roll cages is the key to building not only a fast car but that one that keeps you SAFE.Read More
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