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Clinching, Shear Strength.

ABSTRACT

This study presents an attempt to improve the resistance of clinch joint. The forming of clinch joining method was experimentally investigated for various combinations of clinching tools (punch and die) and process conditions. The experiments covered the effect of these changes on the joint undercut, neck thickness and bottom thickness. The relevant geometrical aspects of the punch/die set and process conditions were determined. The shear tests of a single lap clinched joints were performed to estimate the effect of the clinch process conditions.

CITATION INFORMATION

Acta Mechanica Slovaca. Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 52 – 56, ISSN 1335-2393

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  Experimental Investigation of Clinch Joining Process

REFERENCES

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