Several months ago I read an article about a new technique for joining plastic parts. It involved sliding a boss into a hole at a high rate of speed. The design was to have an interference fit. A small displacement at high velocity is intended to generate sufficient heat to weld the parts together.
I cannot recall any particulars about the story or the source and was wondering if anyone had heard of anything like this.
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