Marcus, Miranda
August 2010
Appliance Design;Aug2010, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p24
Trade Publication
The article discusses various welding processes for aesthetic assembly including ultrasonic welding that uses piezo-electric ceramics, thermal staking and hot plate welding. It describes the processes of spin welding wherein one part is held stationary while the other is spun rapidly to generate frictional heat at the circular joint and of vibration welding where one part is vibrated horizontally at low frequency and high amplitude. The article also reports on laser welding that uses a focused laser beam to heat the weld joint.


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