Welding+Processes - ME 481 Welding Processes(Chapter 12 Prof Kannatey-Asibu Jr The University of Michigan Ann Arbor Welding Welding Introduction Welding

Welding+Processes - ME 481 Welding Processes(Chapter 12...

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Prof. Kannatey-Asibu The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor ME 481 Welding Processes (Chapter 12) , Jr. 2000 # 2 Welding Welding – Introduction •Welding is one means for joining parts •Major joining categories ¾ Mechanical Fastening = Uses physical devices to hold parts together e.g. bolts, rivets ¾ Adhesive bonding = Uses non-metallic materials to hold parts together e.g. glueing ¾ Welding = Uses heat and/or pressure to produce localized coalescence of material
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