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Residual Stress & Warpage

Hot topic: cold-rolled steel parts went out-of-flat once in use.


Using steel from various sources, component stampers had a customer problem: after exposure to heat, the manufactured plates were out-of-flat at service. Read how Worthington explored residual stress and warpage—and figured out how to ensure part stability. Also learn about:

  • The search for a material-based, no-warpage “guarantee”
  • Results from testing 16 unique processing conditions
  • Why changing grade and material specifications is not the answer


FEATURING: Cold-Rolled Strip/Warpage/Impact of Processing Conditions

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