2019 №02 (03) DOI of Article
2019 №02 (05)

The Paton Welding Journal 2019 #02
TPWJ, 2019, #2, 22-28 pages
Journal The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher International Association «Welding»
ISSN 0957-798X (print)
Issue #2, 2019 (March)
Pages 22-28

Joining of steel and dissimilar material joints with highest strength — there are other ways than conventional welding

U. Reisgen and L. Stein
RWTH Aachen University (ISF) Pontstrasse 49. 52062, Aachen, Germany. E-mail: reisgen@isf.rwth-aachen.de

Technological products are undergoing a continuous evolution, which, in many cases, require new materials and material combinations. In turn, these novel material concepts require their own special joining technology. Although classical joining methods can frequently be adapted, there are often drawbacks connected with these adaptions. Novel joining processes, such as Laser Beam Welding in Vacuum, MIG-Brazing of aluminium to steel or novel technologies for bonding steel to fiber-reinforced plastics aim at overcoming existing price or design limits and also at providing engineers with new possibilities for challenging future products. 7 Ref., 16 Figures.
Keywords: new materials, Laser Beam Welding
Received: 26.11.18
Published: 11.03.19


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