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RUUKKI'S HIGH STRENGTH AND WEAR-RESISTANT SPECIAL STEELS NOW IN TUBES AND HOLLOW SECTION FORM

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Optim high-strength steel brings fuel savings through lighter vehicle structures. © Ruukki Metals Oy (photo: Industrial News Service)

Ruukki's special steels have been bringing benefits to equipment manufacturers for years already in plate and strip form. Now Ruukki has developed both special steels for applications where either tubes or hollow sections are required. Raex wear-resistant steel enables a longer lifetime for wearing parts. Optim high-strength steel brings fuel savings through lighter vehicle structures.

NEW SALES OFFICES FOR RUUKKI IN CANADA AND CHILE

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Josu Piña, Vicepresidente para América en Ruukki.© Ruukki Metals Oy (photo: Industrial News Service)

Ruukki has opened new sales offices in Toronto, Canada and Santiago, Chile to serve its special steel customers in Americas. Opening these new sales offices is in line with Ruukki's strategy to increase the share of special steel products and develop its distribution and partnership network.

Corrosion protected galvannealed PHS steels for the car’s safety cage

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Advanced high-strength steel types. © Ruukki Metals Oy (photo: Industrial News Service)

The steel portfolio for the automotive industry comprises a range of high-strength grades. The sector’s present focus on fuel efficiency, light structures, and low material costs, however, requires the application of ultra-high-strength formable steels. To achieve the strength required, OEMs have relied on multiphase steels since the 1990s. Finnish steel-maker Ruukki was one of the first suppliers to invest in multiphase steel production and is a forerunner at the cutting edge in the development and production of hot-dip galvanised Dual Phase (DP) and Complex Phase (CP) steels, which the company markets under the brand name LITEC®.

Ruukki launches world’s first single-family house roof to harness solar thermal energy

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Ruukki Classic Solar Thermal Roof. © Rautaruukki  Oyj (photo: Industrial News Service)

Ruukki is the first company in the world to launch a flexibly designed roof for an ordinary single-family home to harness solar thermal energy. This new roofing product is the Ruukki Classic Solar Thermal Roof, which has been designed to generate energy both for domestic hot water and for heating. With Ruukki’s system, the integrated heat collector blends in virtually invisibly with Ruukki’s Classic roof without the need to mount separate thermal heat collectors. Ruukki Classic Solar improves a building’s energy efficiency.

Ruukki has developed a new Ramor protection panel for advanced ballistic protection needs

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Ramor protection panels provide a highly practical building block for creating effective barriers to ballistics and explosions. ©Ruukki (photo: Elena Tiihonen)

Ruukki has designed a new Ramor protection panel, which is an innovative new approach to create safe rooms and fixed structures with superior resistance to explosions and ballistic threats. The panel also has excellent multi-hit capability and offers a modular, dimensionally accurate solution for advanced ballistic protection needs.