Science of Weld: Adhesive Joints

  • Saied M. H. DarwishEmail author
Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 6)


Weldbonding is a combination of resistance spot welding and adhesive bonding. It is a hybrid process that combines the advantages of the two individual processes. There are two techniques for conducting weldbonds: the flow-in and the weld-through techniques. The weldbonding procedure provides many advantages, e.g.: improved crash performance, fatigue behavior and corrosion resistance. The degree of acceptance of weld-bond applications has been increasing, as the process has been understood and its mechanical properties developed. The present chapter addresses both techniques (flow-in and weld through) from implementation to modeling, including analysis and characterization. Practical implications as well as fields of application are also highlighted.


Weld Metal Adhesive Layer Spot Welding Spot Weld Weld Nugget 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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