4130 Normalized vs. Annealed Sheet
Do you know the difference between 4130 Normalized and 4130 Annealed Sheet?Read More
High Strength Steel vs Advanced High Strength Steel
The principal difference between conventional High Strength Steel (HSS) (such as 4130 Chrome Moly) and Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) (such as Docol® Tube R8) is their microstructure.
The History of 4130 Cold Drawn Seamless Round Tube
4130 seamless tube is the product of two emerging technologies of the late 1800’s and early 1900’s: the production of alloy steels and the production of seamless tube.Read More
Sprint Car Crash Test
Several years ago, A.E.D., partnering with Spike Chassis and CAPE – The Center for Advanced Product Evaluation, set out to crash test a sprint car to provide real world scenarios of what happens during an extreme sprint car crash.Read More
What are the best preparation practices for welding 4130 Chrome Moly?
While not a very common practice in the auto racing industry, it is always recommended to remove the decarb or oxide layer from your 4130 Chrome Moly tube around the weld area.
What is the best steel tubing to build a racecar chassis with?
Understanding the differences in the common steel tubes used in tube chassis and roll cages is the key to building not only a fast car but that one that keeps you SAFE.Read More
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