Design engineers are often faced with the dilemma of material selection, and frequently, they find that a combination of materials provides the optimal properties required by the design. PA&E’s explosive welding process can join otherwise incompatible materials without compromising other design elements.

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Explosive Bonding & Explosive Forming of Materials

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Bonded Metal Combinations

Explosive Bonding Capabilities
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Materials can often exhibit good corrosive resistance, electrical conductivity, or thermal conductivity, yet be lacking in the strength, hardness, weld-ability, or wear resistance required by the final design.

PA&E has helped customers to achieve the “impossible” for more than 30 years with its innovative metal-to-ceramic, metal-to-composite, and metal-to-metal bonding solutions.

PA&E’s  Explosive Bonding processes can join otherwise incompatible materials without compromising other critical elements of the design.  These composite materials offer unique performance characteristics for a range of defense, space, medical, and commercial applications.

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Pacific Marine & Industrial is an authorized distributor of PA&E bonded metal products.