Technologies for joining dissimilar materials in the automotive industry

  • 1 Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia


The paper presents the results of research aimed at determining the quality of welds in steel and aluminum alloys. Laser welding technology, fusion-pressure welding in combination with adhesive bonding were used for joining. The present research describes a new bonding technology based on the resistance welding process with a combination of adhesive bonding. Its implementation allows the joining of aluminum and steel sheets at extremely short welding times with a high concentration of energy in combination with adhesive bonding. The quality of the joints was determined on the basis of the tensile shear test according to ISO 12996.



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