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perform® series are low-carbon micro-alloyed steels which are thermomechanically rolled.

The steel grades in the perform® series are low-carbon micro-alloyed steels which are thermomechanically rolled.

The low carbon and alloying element levels, the cleanness of the steels with their low sulfur content and the special rolling process results in excellent properties including good cold formability, weldability and toughness.

perform® sheets are cut-to-length from hot-rolled strips and are available in thicknesses up to 12 mm.

Cold Forming | thyssenkrupp Steel


In this video you can see the Process reliability, dimensional stability, cost-effectiveness and almost no spring back, these are the advantages offered by our smartform® cold forming process.

Properties of perform®

Minimum yield points up to 1,100 MPa (perform® 1100) with excellent cold formability


Press braking and bending with very small radii

Notch impact energy 27 J at -40 °C

Excellent surface quality

Outstanding weldability

Please note: Our perform® steels are distributed in Europe under the brand names referring to the metric system (the yield strength given in MPa). In some publications (like data sheets or brochures) only the European brand names and the corresponding values in the metric system may be listed.

Mobile Cranes

Components for truck-mounted cranes such as the telescopic jobs

Concrete Pumps

Components for Truck Mounted Concrete Pumps


More environmental protection, more safety and cost efficiency are important issues in the automotive industry. As a long-standing partner, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe understands these requirements and provides comprehensive industry-specific expertise with regard to material as well as technology.

Agricultural Machinery

Parts from cold-forming steels perform® for agricultural machinery

Cold-stamped Parts

perform® 50US for cold-stamped parts

Excavators and Diggers

Components for the Axels and Cabs

Tipper Trucks

As perform® has excellent cold forming abilities, the axels, cabs and other elements of the truck and body can be made from perform®

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High-strength thermo-mechanically rolled steels with very good cold formability for the commercial vehicle industry.


Hot forming | thyssenkrupp Steel


Our hot forming steels allow to reduce costs and weight – owing to their high strength in conjunction with good forming properties.

▶️ What is hot forming? Hot forming is a forming technology in steel processing. It is the leading production technology. In this process, the steel is heated to up to 900°C and then formed into the desired shape. Then the part is quenched to achieve high strength.

▶️Where are hot formed products used? Especially in the automotive industry, maximum strengths and good forming properties of steel as well as low material consumption and excellent dimensional stability are of great importance, especially for crash-relevant components such as B-pillars.

▶️What are the advantages of hot forming? Compared with cold forming, hot forming of steels permits significantly higher part complexity at low press forces. Hot-formed body parts meet requirements for weight reduction while offering equivalent stiffness, high strength, good dimensional accuracy and improved crash behavior.

▶️thyssenkrupp Steel and hot forming With decades of experience in hot forming and as a proven partner to the auto industry, we are ideally placed to provide you with expert advice. Our test center with state-of-the-art hot forming equipment enables us to reproduce the processes used in production on a laboratory scale. We can provide extensive support during vehicle development – from part design to production readiness – through various analyses (e.g. thermography or forming).

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