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17-07-2016 Wieringerwerf
Early this year a small joint industry project was conducted on the evaluation of embedded composite-steel insert connections. These innovative 'hybrid' connections consist of a steel plate, potentially with spikes added for additional locking, embedded in a composite.

These innovative 'hybrid' connections consist of a steel plate, potentially with spikes added for additional locking, embedded in a composite. A potential benefit of this configuration is that e.g. composite ship skin panels can be joined using standard welding. The goal of this evaluation project was to investigate the influence of welding-induced heat on the composite-steel connection.

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