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The terms 'glue' and 'adhesive' are now used interchangeably, although 'adhesive' is the preferred term within industry.
Use of mechanical inserts to provide local wear resistance is described.
Meanings are given of many commonly used acronyms in the electronics industry.
Industries that use adhesives, and reasons why adhesives should be used are given. Design for manufacture and assembly considerations are...
The mechanisms of each are described and their advantages are listed. Choice of one over the other depends to a...
Selection of fluxes for soldering is considered briefly.
Use of bolts and screws for joining of ceramics is discussed, with reference to the machining required.
Briefly explains the differences in the test methods and consequences for the results obtained.
Effects of composition on susceptibility are explained.
Advantages of HVOF sprayed coatings over hard chrome plating are presented.
Microwave transparency is discussed with reference to molecular structure of the adhesive
Factors affecting weldability of quenched and tempered steels are described.
Possible uses of friction welding under vacuum conditions are briefly addressed.
Fatigue of bolted joints is discussed, with reference to Standards and factors that influence fatigue resistance.
NDT techniques applicable to electrofusion welded joints in plastics are listed.
The UK organisation NAFEMS is introduced.
Similarities in joining challenges regardless of scale are addressed, with reference to reliability.
Guidance to obtain good weld quality is provided.
Factors that influence surface wettability are discussed briefly, in the context of manual soldering.
Relevant EN Standards are listed.
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