Ultrasonic welding of metals

M.P. Matheny; K.F. Graff    EWI, Columbus, OH, USANote: This chapter is a revised and updated version of Chapter 9 “Ultrasonic metal welding” by K. Graff, originally published in New Developments in Advanced Welding, ed. N. Ahmed, Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2005, ISBN: 978-1-85573-970-3.


Ultrasonic metal welding is a solid-state bonding process in which ultrasonic vibrations create friction-like motion between two surfaces, causing deformation and shearing of asperities to bring metal-to-metal contact and bonding. Applications include the electrical/electronic, automotive, aerospace, and medical products industries. While most metals and many dissimilar combinations can be ultrasonically welded, the ...

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