Our forming steel is available in a choice of widths up to 2050mm and thicknesses up to 3.1mm. This provides opportunities for cutting waste and maximising yield.These products are made using one of two process routes:

  • continuous annealing (CA)
  • batch annealing (BA)


Automotive components and body panels

Relationship with standards

Cold-rolled steel for forming complies with European standard EN 10130: 2006 and is available in the grades shown below.

European standard VDA
EN 10130: 2006 VDA 239-100-16
Grade Grade
DC01 CR1
DC03 CR2
DC04 CR3
DC05 CR4
DC06 CR5
Table indicates most comparable grades across standards; these are not necessarily equivalent grades.