AHSS trial material stock

Want to discover unique automotive applications for AHSS materials? Try new production methods? Or create lighter components that can improve fuel efficiency, crash-worthiness and sustainability?


The fast track to material innovations

The SSAB Trial Material Stock Center is a unique service in the steel industry: We deliver AHSS/UHSS sheets, coils and custom lengths, even in letter size, to nearly anywhere in the world. In 1 to 2 weeks, your Docol® AHSS/UHSS samples are ready for dispatch. Our stocking program gives you quick access to AHSS trial materials, so you can work it, test it, inspect it, try out new production methods, and accelerate your time to market.

AHSS samples in the exact form you need

The Docol material stock program includes cold-rolled, cold-rolled electrogalvanized, metal-coated and hot-rolled pickled AHSS/UHSS steel grades. Sheets range from A4 (letter size) to 4 meters (13.1 feet). Slit AHSS trial samples come in widths of 9 mm and higher, and coils range from one metric ton to full size.

We supply many AHSS/UHSS steel grades, including many made to VDA and OEM standards.
AHSS/UHSS sheets, coils and custom lengths

What's in the Docol Trial Stock Program?

Cold rolled grades

High-Strength Low Alloy (HSLA):
Docol 420–500LA, 0.80–3.00 mm

Dual Phase (DP):
Docol 500–1180DP, 0.80–2.00 mm

Martensitic (M):
Docol 1100–1700M, 0.80–2.00 mm

Electrogalvanized Dual Phase (DP) and Martensitic (M), 7.5 micron zinc layer double sided:
Docol 1000DP-EG Docol 1200–1400M-EG, 0.80–2.00 mm

Docol Roll 800–1000, 0.80–2.00 mm

Annealed Boron:
Docol PHS 1500, 1.00–3.00 mm

Metal coated grades

High-Strength Low Alloy (HSLA) acc. to VDA:
Docol 420LA-GI40/40, 0.80–2.00 mm

High-Strength Low Alloy (HSLA) acc. to EN:
HX500LAD +Z100, 0.80–2.00 mm

High-Strength Low Alloy (HSLA) acc. to VDA:
Docol HR 550-700LA-GI40/40, 2.00–2.50 mm

Dual Phase (DP) acc. to VDA:
Docol 490–980DP-GI40/40, 0.80–2.00 mm

Dual Phase (DP) acc. to EN:
Docol 800–1000DPX+Z100

Complex Phase (CP) acc. to VDA:
Docol 780–980CP-GI40/40

Hot-rolled pickled & oiled grades

High-Strength Low Alloy (HSLA):
Docol HR 700LA, 2.00–3.00 mm

High Edge Ductility (HE):
Docol HR 355HE, Docol HR 420HE, Docol HR 460HE, Docol HR 500HE, 2.004.00 mm

Complex Phase (CP):
Docol HR 800CP, 2.00–4.00 mm

Docol HR 1200M, 2.00–2.50 mm

Annealed Boron:
Docol PHS HR 1500, 4.00 mm

In addition to the electrogalvanized grades listed here, SSAB also offers galvannealed and Galfan® samples upon request. We can also provide sample AHSS tubes in a variety of dimensions. For more information please contact your Docol automotive steel expert.

Trial material stock request

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New Docol AHSS/UHSS samples are constantly being added to our trial stock program. Our technical specialists can help you decide which AHSS/UHSS steel grade and thickness should be used in a specific application, as well as provide forming data and other detailed technical information.

To get started, simply fill in the following request form:

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