Jaguar's XJ - lie in ads
bob at audisport.com
Mon Jun 9 12:43:38 EDT 2003
There was also getting over the issue of shear strength of the rivets.
Tom Nas wrote:
> Ti Kan <ti at amb.org> wrote:
>> Incidentally, I recall reading somewhere that early in the Audi Space
>> Frame development program, Audi and Alcoa had experimented with using
>> rivets as fasteners for the pieces in the ASF, but for some technical
>> reason discarded that method.
> I think the drilled holes were susceptible to stress cracks, and
> rigidity increased a lot when they went to welding/bonding.
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