1996-02-01

Structural Adhesives for Aluminum Vehicles 960166

This paper describes adhesive technology that has been developed for structural bonding of aluminum automotive vehicles. The adhesive technology was developed as part of a design and manufacturing system for constructing automotive unibody structures from stamped aluminum sheet. The manufacturing feasibility of this technology, as will be discussed, has been substantiated by a number of automotive companies. Adhesive performance characteristics are detailed including environmental durability, fatigue resistance and impact resistance.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X