Mechanical Behaviour of Friction Stir Welding Joints of Aluminium alloy of AA6351 with AA6351 and AA6351 with AA5083

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Volume-10 Number-4
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : G.Gopala Krishna , P.Ram Reddy , M.Manzoor Hussain


G.Gopala Krishna , P.Ram Reddy , M.Manzoor Hussain. "Mechanical Behaviour of Friction Stir Welding Joints of Aluminium alloy of AA6351 with AA6351 and AA6351 with AA5083", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V10(4),161-165 April 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group


Modern structural application demands reduction in both the weight and as well as cost of the fabrication and production of materials. Aluminium alloys are the best choice for the reduction of weight, cost and replacing steels in many applications and Friction Stir Welding (FSW) process efficient and cost effective process. FSW is solid state welding process in which material is not melted during welding process so it overcomes many welding defects compared to conventional fusion welding process which is initially used for low melting materials. This process is initially developed for low melting materials like Aluminium, Magnesium, Zinc but now process is useful for high melting materials like steel and also for composites materials. The present study describes the effect of FSW process involving butt joining of similar Aluminium alloy combinations of AA6351 with AA6351 and dissimilar Aluminium ally combinations of AA6351 with AA5083 on the tensile, hardness and impact behaviour.


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Friction Stir Welding, Tensile behaviour, Hardness behaviour, Impact strength, Aluminium alloys AA6351 and AA5083.