Ultrasonic aluminum welding may soon replace conventional methods. An award of $4.4 million to Ford Motor Co. may lead to the development of lighter weight vehicles in the future. Provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the award will deliver research funding to Ford in conjunction with partners American Technology, Sonobond Ultrasonics and the Edison Welding Institute. Together, they will work towards developing ultrasonic metal welding, capable ...

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