MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 244, 2018Innovative Technologies in Engineering Production (ITEP’18)
|Number of page(s)||12|
|Published online||05 December 2018|
The strength of traditional and self-pierced riveted joints
Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, ul. Nadbystrzycka 36, 20-618 Lublin, Poland
2 University of Žilina, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Univerzitna 1, 010 26, Žilina, Slovak Republic
3 Rzeszow University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, al. Powstańców Warszawy 8, 35-959 Rzeszów, Poland
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The objective of this study is to compare the strength of riveted joints fabricated by traditional riveting (with pre-drilled holes) and self-piercing riveting (SPR) for different types of joints. Riveted joints were produced using steel and aluminum alloy rivets and two types of sheet material: 235JR steel sheet and EN AW 6060 aluminum alloy sheet with the following dimensions: length l = 100 ± 1 mm, width b = 50 ± 1 mm and thickness g = 2 mm. For all tested types of riveted joints (pre-drilled and SPR), 5 sets of joints were fabricated, each set containing 6 samples. The sets of joints differed with respect to the number of rivets (1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 rivets), joint type (single-, three- and four-riveted joints) and lap length. For all tested joints, the highest load capacity was obtained for self-pierced riveted joints, while the lowest - for pre-drilled joints with aluminum alloy rivets. In addition, it was found that the shear strength of self-pierced riveted joints is higher than that of aluminum and steel blind rivets.
Key words: Riveted joints / Self-piercing riveting SPR / Blind rivets / Steel sheet / Aluminum alloy sheet
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