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Non-standard anodisation processes for the pretreatment of structurally bonded aluminium alloys

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posted on 13.11.2017, 14:16 authored by Tim Cartwright
Adhesive bonding of aluminium alloys is a widely used joining technology across many industrial sectors including aerospace, automotive, marine, defence and construction. One of the key attractions of adhesive bonding is the superior fatigue performance and joint stress distribution. The applications are not without limitations and adhesive joints often suffer from premature failure when put into service in harsh environments such as those containing high degrees of moisture. [Continues.]

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Short Brothers (Bombardier Aerospace).

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  • Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Department

  • Materials

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© T. Cartwright

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/

Publication date

2005

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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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en

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