Ultrasonic Welding Facility

Associated Institution

University of Limerick


Patrick Mongan

Name of Piece of Equipment

Branson 2000x Ultrasonic Welder

Function or Purpose

Joining of dissimilar materials


The system can be used to join plastics and metals through ultrasonic vibrations with varied applications in the Aerospace, Automotive and Packaging industries. Current research projects involving this piece of machinery include Process optimisation through machine learning to enable joining of dissimilar materials.

Applications/Uses in an Industrial Setting

Ultrasonic welding has a wide range of applications in both industry and research.

Research Applications

Current research projects include: Process Optimisation through Machine Learning to Enable Joining of Dissimilar Materials

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