WorldAutoSteel launches AHSS Guidelines version 5.0

May 20, 2014

At the Great Designs in Steel automotive conference, WorldAutoSteel announced the launch of the Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines (AHSS Guidelines) version 5.0, the largest and most comprehensive update since its first publication in 2004.

The guidelines provide AHSS information for engineers and press shop personnel and assist automakers and manufacturers in applying the latest in lightweighting with steel. Volume I includes metallurgy, forming, and joining. Volume II includes more than 200 pages of case studies, which demonstrate actual manufacturing practices.

The guidelines can be downloaded for free in PDF format at A printed, spiral-bound, two-volume set soon will be available for order.