Static and Fatigue Strength Evaluation of Clinched Joints in an Aluminum Alloy

Paper #:
  • 980693

Published:
  • 1998-02-23
Citation:
Saathoff, D. and Mallick, P., "Static and Fatigue Strength Evaluation of Clinched Joints in an Aluminum Alloy," SAE Technical Paper 980693, 1998, https://doi.org/10.4271/980693.
Pages:
9
Abstract:
This paper presents the static and fatigue strength evaluation of clinched joints in 6111-T4 aluminum alloy sheets. Clinched joints are mechanical joints produced a cold forming technique using a small die-punch combination. A design of experiments approach is used to determine the optimum die-punch combination that produces the least variation in the static pull-out load in single lap shear tests. Fatigue S-N curves are determined for several different clinched joints in load-controlled fatigue tests with the load ratio equal to 0.1. The effect of heat exposure, typically experienced in paint ovens, on the static strength as well as fatigue S-N behavior are also examined.
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