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Laser Bonding Strengthens Carbon Fiber Joints

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OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May 31, 2016 — A laser-based method for joining carbon fiber composites and aluminum for lightweight cars and other multimaterial, high-end products promises to produce more-robust joints at a lower cost. Adrian Sabau and Jian Chen work with a laser to prepare the surface of carbon fiber composites and aluminum to create superior bonds that can absorb 200 percent more energy than conventional bonds. Courtesy of ORNL. The process, developed by a team led by Adrian Sabau of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, would replace the practice of preparing the surface of the materials by hand...Read full article

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