Systems and methods for joining a first metal sheet with a second metal sheet are provided. The method includes applying a texture to a portion of a surface of the first metal sheet and positioning the first metal sheet relative to the second metal sheet such that the portion of the surface of the first metal sheet including the texture faces the second metal sheet. The method includes joining the first metal sheet to the second metal sheet through a joining technique at an interface of the portion of the surface of the first metal sheet comprising the texture with the second metal sheet.
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Malpica, Julio; Liang, Zeqin; Jurendic, Sebastijan; and Shafiei, Mehdi, "Systems and Methods for Enhanced Resistance Spot Welding with Textured Sheet Metal", Technical Disclosure Commons, (May 08, 2020)