A Review On Advanced Joining Techniques Of Multi Material Part Manufacturing For Automotive Industry
The use of new techniques and advanced materials is of major interest to automobile and aerospace manufacturing industries for reduce weight, cost and improve part performance. For this purpose, techniques for joining lightweight dissimilar materials, particularly aluminum, steel and plastics are becoming increasingly important in the manufacturing of hybrid structures and components for engineering applications. The choice of proper joining technology is an essential aspect of designing and manufacturing parts. This paper is a review the state of the art in scientific research concerning of joining techniques of dissimilar materials. The review presents the potentials of the technology and chances for further scientific investigations.
Keywords- Dissimilar Material Joining, Mechanical Joining, Clinching, Self-Pierce Riveting, Friction Welding, Laser Welding.