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Effect of Joining Process on the Coatings of Self-Piercing Rivets
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In this study, effects of laser assisted self-pierce riveting (LSPR) as a mechanical joining technique were investigated on the coatings of self- piercing rivets. Zn-Sn and Al plated rivets were used to join magnesium sheets by LSPR. Microstructure, surface topography and roughness of the rivet’s coatings were characterized by optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS) and surface profilometry. A comparison of results before and after joining process showed that under joining conditions, Zn-Sn coating was deformed during riveting process and its thickness and microstructure varied along the rivet shank, while Al coating remained unchanged and no effects of riveting process was detected.

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Periodical
Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 488-489)
Chapter
Chapter 20: Nontraditional Manufacturing
Edited by
Wu Fan
Pages
1501-1505
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.488-489.1501
Citation
M. Esfahani, Y. Durandet, J. Wang, Y. C. Wong, "Effect of Joining Process on the Coatings of Self-Piercing Rivets", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 488-489, pp. 1501-1505, 2012
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March 2012
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