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Docol Tube R8 UTV Roll Cage Testimonial

21

Jun

Docol Tube R8 UTV Roll Cage Testimonial

Joey Sabuco of STL Fab Shop in Hermiston, Oregon is a proud promoter for using Docol Tube R8 for the construction of his customer's UTV cages. He and his customers are satisfied with the high level of safety Docol Tube R8 provides.... Read More Created with Sketch.
High Strength Steel vs Advanced High Strength Steel

06

Jun

High Strength Steel vs Advanced High Strength Steel

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.

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Bending Docol Tube R8

04

Jun

Bending Docol Tube R8

A common question our sales staff receives is, “What should I know before I bend Docol Tube R8?" The answer is bending Docol is very similar to bending 4130 Chrome Moly

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How Docol Tube R8 is Made

03

Jun

How Docol Tube R8 is Made

Docol Tube R8 and other Advanced High Strength Steels are complex, sophisticated materials, with carefully selected chemical compositions and multiphase microstructures resulting from precisely controlled heating and cooling processes.

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Material Weights

09

May

Material Weights

Over the years as material science has advanced so has our ability to reduce weight. Materials like Advanced High Strength Steels allow us to build lighter but stronger chassis then those of the past.

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The History of 4130 Cold Drawn Seamless Round Tube

13

Feb

The History of 4130 Cold Drawn Seamless Round Tube

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.

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