friction welding

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friction welding

[′frik·shən ‚weld·iŋ]
(engineering)
A welding process for metals and thermoplastic materials in which two members are joined by rubbing the mating faces together under high pressure.

friction welding

A method of welding thermoplastic materials whereby the heat necessary to soften the components is provided by friction.
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Effective immediately, customers in the US and Canada will be able to purchase from CEMAS's wide range of vibration welding machines through Extol.
In 2004, Emerson, through its Branson brand, introduced an important innovation to the vibration welding process: infrared (IR) preheating.
Fundamental investigations [17-20] into linear vibration welding showed that the meltdown during vibration welding exhibits a characteristic course, irrespective of the material, the component geometry, or the parameter choice.
Vibration welding is very tolerant with regard to a material's heat history, additives, colorants, tillers, and even environmental contaminants such as dust, paint, and grease.
Furfural autocondensation to furanic resins during the considerable increase in temperature of the bondline due to vibration welding (Gfeller et al.
Vibration welding does not depend on the transmission properties of the material nor the chemical composition, which is so important for solvent bonding.
According to Bossecker-K[ddot{o}]nigs, snap-fit assembly will not damage sensitive internal components of the intake manifold, which could be affected by vibration welding.
In the nonwovens area, the company offers precision cutting of baby diapers and sanitary napkins, although it is also experienced with a complete range of bonding techniques such as hot plate welding, vibration welding, hot air cold staking and spin welding.
The deformations caused by point fastening or vibration welding are eliminated, reducing or even eliminating the cost and time of additional finishing operations.
In the past six months, the team has brought online new medical and Pharma compounding lines, an automated material handling system, and expanded our capabilities in injection molding, vibration welding, and device assembly.
They can be joined with themselves or other polyamides by means of infrared, heated tool or vibration welding and other methods.
Vibration welding uses heat energy generated when one part is held stationary while the other part is moved in a linear, back-and-forth motion.

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