Full-scale Fusion Bonding

  • C. Ageorges
  • L. Ye
Part of the Engineering Materials and Processes book series (EMP)


Scaling of a technology from a laboratory approach to a practical application has always been a critical challenge for research and development. The optimisation studies performed in Chapters 3, Chapter 4 and Chapter 6 were carried on laboratory-scale specimens, i.e., LS specimens of 25 mm in width. The transition to the joining of large-scale components requires special attention.


Current Leakage Squeeze Flow Welding Area Thermoplastic Composite Resistance Welding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Ageorges
    • 1
  • L. Ye
    • 2
  1. 1.DaimlerChrysler AGResearch and Technology/Manufacturing TechnologyUlmGermany
  2. 2.Centre for Advanced Materials Technology, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic EngineeringThe University of SydneyAustralia

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