Laser Welded Blanks offer an interesting compromise between:
A tailored blank is a sheet of steel that combines several grades and / or various thicknesses and / or different coatings, the different parts being laser welded together, in order to place the best material at the best place in the right thickness for a real “tailor-made” solution for the customer after stamping. Tailored blanks are nowadays especially in use in the automotive construction, for the body in white and the closures of a car.
Reduction of the weight of a monolithic part by maintaining the same technical performances:
Increase the technical performances without increasing the weight:
Simplification of the production process at the customer’s plant, thanks to: