Joining Techniques

Early in the development stage, designers need to consider how they will effectively join mating components into a functional unit. Joining techniques can offer a cost-effective, aesthetically pleasing and structurally sound solution for designing and manufacturing intricate parts.

The following guidelines are rules of thumb for part assembly. Prototyping and part testing are always required before going to full commercial production.

Joining Topics
_Hot Plate Welding
_Laser Welding
_Ultrasonic Welding
_Vibration Welding

Joining Guide
_Design Guide - Joining Techniques (407 KB pdf)