Innovative mechanical joining processes in versatile process chains – potentials, applications and selection procedures
Michael Lechner, Fabian Kappe, David Römisch, Tim Rostek, Simon Wituschekdownload PDF
Abstract. Mechanical joining processes have gained extensive importance in recent years. In contrast to temperature-based processes, mechanical joining approaches allow the joining of dissimilar materials such as steel and aluminum. What most of the processes have in common is that they are often designed for a specific combination of materials and sheet thicknesses. Consequently, the versatility of these processes is limited. This article will therefore provide an overview of four innovative manufacturing processes, which allow a higher adaptability than conventional mechanical joining processes. In this context, the basic strategies, their applications as well as their advantages and limitations are presented. The contribution closes with a summarizing evaluation and an outlook.
Joining, Material, Adaptive Manufacturing
Published online 3/17/2023, 8 pages
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Citation: Michael Lechner, Fabian Kappe, David Römisch, Tim Rostek, Simon Wituschek, Innovative mechanical joining processes in versatile process chains – potentials, applications and selection procedures, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 25, pp 101-108, 2023
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