US Patent No. 10,919,615

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR JOINING TITANIUM AND TITANIUM ALLOY STRUCTURES TO EPOXY-CONTAINING COMPOUNDS


Patent No. 10,919,615
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Methods And Apparatuses For Joining Titanium And Titanium Alloy Structures To Epoxy-containing Compounds
Inventorship Gregory A. Goett, Chicago, IL (US)
Assignee The Boeing Company, Chicago, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,919,615

16. An assembly comprising:a first metal component, said first metal component comprising a first titanium structure, said first titanium structure comprising a first titanium structure surface:
a sol-gel layer applied to the first titanium structure surface of the metal component;
an amount of an epoxy-containing compound applied to the sol-gel layer;
a cured composite component, said cured composite component comprising a composite component first surface and a cured composite component second surface, said cured composite component positioned adjacent the first metal component; and
wherein the first metal component is joined to the cured composite component to form an assembly.