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Title:
AUTOMOBILE STRENGTHENING MEMBER
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2002/076809
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
An automobile strengthening member which is light in weight and superior in axial crushing performance and has high bending strength performance is provided. Also provided is a strengthening member which will not crack even when a high strength steel sheet is used. An automobile strengthening member (1) having a notches (3) at four corners in a basic rectangular section (2), in a long form having a crisscross closed section as a whole, is characterized in that the sheet thickness at the notches (3) is 5-30% greater than that of other portions than the notches, i.e., a side wall (4) and a top wall (5). Further, an automobile strengthening member (1) characterized in that the hardness at the notches (3) is 5% greater than that of other portions than the notches, i.e., the side wall (4) and the top wall (5). Further, an automobile strengthening member wherein the strengthening member (1) is formed by drawing or hydroform process.

Inventors:
Sakamoto, Shinya (C/O NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION KIMITSU WORKS, 1 Kimits, Kimitsu-shi Chiba, 299-1193, JP)
Sumimoto, Daigo (C/O NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION KIMITSU WORKS, 1 Kimits, Kimitsu-shi Chiba, 299-1193, JP)
Terada, Yoshio (C/O NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION KIMITSU WORKS, 1 Kimits, Kimitsu-shi Chiba, 299-1193, JP)
Kuriyama, Yukihisa (C/O NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION Technical Development Bureau, 20-1 Shintom, Futtsu-shi Chiba, 293-8511, JP)
Sakurai, Hiroshi (60-7, Tsutsumi Chigasaki-shi, Kanagawa, 253-0006, JP)
Nakanishi, Eizaburou (31-19, Yanagi-cho Kanazawa-k, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa, 236-0026, JP)
Application Number:
PCT/JP2002/003015
Publication Date:
October 03, 2002
Filing Date:
March 27, 2002
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION (6-3 Otemachi 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8071, JP)
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. (2 Takara-cho, Kanagawa-ku Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 221-0023, JP)
Sakamoto, Shinya (C/O NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION KIMITSU WORKS, 1 Kimits, Kimitsu-shi Chiba, 299-1193, JP)
Sumimoto, Daigo (C/O NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION KIMITSU WORKS, 1 Kimits, Kimitsu-shi Chiba, 299-1193, JP)
Terada, Yoshio (C/O NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION KIMITSU WORKS, 1 Kimits, Kimitsu-shi Chiba, 299-1193, JP)
Kuriyama, Yukihisa (C/O NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION Technical Development Bureau, 20-1 Shintom, Futtsu-shi Chiba, 293-8511, JP)
Sakurai, Hiroshi (60-7, Tsutsumi Chigasaki-shi, Kanagawa, 253-0006, JP)
Nakanishi, Eizaburou (31-19, Yanagi-cho Kanazawa-k, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa, 236-0026, JP)
International Classes:
B21C1/22; B21C37/15; B21D26/033; B21D53/88; B62D21/00; B62D21/09; B62D21/15; B62D25/00; B62D25/20; F16F7/12; (IPC1-7): B62D21/15; B21C1/22; B21D26/02; B62D25/20
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Ishida, Takashi (A. AOKI, ISHIDA & ASSOCIATES Toranomon 37 Mori Bldg., 5-1, Toranomon 3-chom, Minato-ku Tokyo, 105-8423, JP)
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