Erik Claesson is Director, Head of Industry Solutions at Ovako. (Bio last updated 2016-08-01 Contact Randy Stott, Managing Editor, with changes.)
Articles by Erik Claesson
- Innovative Steel Design and Gear Machining of Advanced Engineering Steel (August 2016)
The increasing demands in the automotive industry for weight reduction, fuel efficiency and a reduced carbon footprint need to be addressed urgently. Up until now, widely used conventional steels have lived up to expectations. However, with more stringent emissions standards, demands on materials are increasing. Materials are expected to perform better, resulting in a need for increased fatigue strength. A possibility to increase torque on current generations without design changes can be achieved by selecting suitable materials.