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Applications for Aluminum in Vehicle Design

  • Special Publication
  • SP-1251
  • ISBN 1-56091-963-9
Published February 24, 1997 by SAE International in United States
Applications for Aluminum in Vehicle Design
  • English
  • 140 pages
Thi book provides valuable information on welding and weld-bonding of aluminum, adhesive bonding, recycling and cras management, as well as thermal spray coatings for long life aluminum powertrain components. Contents include: the significance of environment for performance of structural adhesive bonding; aluminum foam applications for impact energy absorbing structures; processes for the recycling of sheet and other wrought alloys from aluminum intensive vehicles; how to weld bond aluminum with structural adhesives; sol-gel coatng as a surface pretreatment process for adhesive bonding of aluminum alloys; effects of alloy composition and condition on filiform corrosion performance of cast aluminum wheels; and material systems for cylinder bore applications - plasma spray technology.