PROSTEEL bring together a multidisciplinary consortium including a complete value chain from material development to end user. This project is aimed at developing knowledge, data, and tools to enable a digitalised process chain that can predict final component performance based on material composition and processing route.
This will support both steel, metalworking, and automotive industries in Sweden to strengthen their competitiveness. This feasibility study is expected to result in heat treatment process parameters and increased understanding of the relationship between microstructure, mechanical properties and tribological performance. Multi-dimensional transformation-property diagrams and friction and wear maps will be created. The results will be the foundation for an application to a continuation project.
- Luleå University of Technology
- Gestamp HardTech AB
- Scania CV AB
- SSAB EMEA AB
The project is funded within the Call "Springboard for the metallic materials of the future - Step 1" within the strategic innovation program Metallic materials