Text icon  TALAT Lecture 4101: Definition and Classification of Mechanical Fastening Methods

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Description: This lecture introduces the principal types of mechanical fastening methods, i.e. screw joints, folding, riveting and clinching by definitions and classification; it illustrates the great variety of types of mechanical fastening methods and systems available for joining aluminium parts. General mechanical engineering background is assumed.
Keywords: joining • fastening • mechanical • thin-walled components • fabrication • joints • screw joints • thin sheets • flow-drilling screws • folding • straight-edged sheets • overlaps in folded joints • riveting • indirect riveting • rivet forms • blind rivet • fastening elements • clinching • local incision • car door aggregate carrier • technological characteristics
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Processes > Joining > Fasteners
Created by: Lothar Budde, Universität-Gesamthochschule Paderborn
European Aluminium Association, Brussels
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 25 September 2009
Resource ID: 2221