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Title:
METHOD FOR MOUNTING HOLLOW MEMBER AND FASTENING MEMBER, AND MOUNTING STRUCTURE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2012193751
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a method for mounting a hollow member and a fastening member, the method being capable of mounting the fastening member on the hollow member simply and reliably while suppressing the increase of the number of components and assemblies.

The method includes: a first step of preparing the hollow member 10 having an insertion hole 5 and comprising a transmissive material that transmits laser light, and the fastening member 20 having an insertion part 12 that can be inserted through the insertion hole 5 comprising a thermoplastic member, which is an absorbing material for absorbing the laser light; a second step of inserting the insertion part 12 of the fastening member 20 into the hollow member 10 via the insertion hole 5; and a third step of irradiating a laser light R to and end part 13 of the insertion part 12 that is inserted into the hollow member 10 from the outside of the hollow member 10 so that the end part 13 is fused, and pressing the insertion part 12 into an inner circumferential surface 4 of the hollow member 10 to form in the insertion part 12 a flange part 14, which is relatively larger than the insertion hole 5.


Inventors:
Nakamichi, Kotaro
Watanabe, Toshio
Application Number:
JP2011000056043
Publication Date:
October 11, 2012
Filing Date:
March 15, 2011
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Assignee:
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
International Classes:
F16B9/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
平木 祐輔
石川 滝治
関谷 三男