LTC Roll and Engineering
Keeping weight down while strengthening components is key to achieving mileage reduction goals in the automotive industry. Although weight is not as crucial to autos and trucks as to airplanes, it is being designed out of vehicles to improve fuel economy. Assisting in this quest are the parts LTC Roll and Engineering supplies that combine strength with weight reduction.
The company forms a key assembly component for cars and trucks called the rocker panel that needs to be made from high-strength steel called Martensite, but as the steel strength increases, so does the brittleness and springback.