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Mechanical Fastening Advantages and Disadvantages

4. what are the advantages and disadvantages of mechanical fastening, joining and welding of composites.

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While deciding upon which joining process is the best for composites, the following points need to be considered adequately:
- Load Bearing Capabilities
-Stiffness, Strength and Fatigue performances
-Type of acting Load
-Seal capacity
-Cost and simplicity in installation
Welding: Electrical resistance welding is most ...

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The expert examines mechanical fastening advantages and disadvantages.