Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science
Volume 03 Issue 02 2016
ISSN no: 2348-3121
Page no: 1-4
Abstract – The Friction Stir Welding is one of the new methods developed by the investigators in solving the loss of physical and chemical properties during fusion welding. So, it needs experimental investigations in this subject. Even though there are so many researches in the literature about friction stir welding in aluminium and its alloys, researches about copper and its alloys especially brass are limited. It was pointed out friction stir welding capability especially brass plates which are 6 mm in thickness. For this reason, experiment conditions were determined and friction stir welding procedures were applied to brass plates in different rotation and welding speeds in Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore. This included a welding speed that ranged 40 mm/min, a rotation speed that ranged from 900 to 1350 rpm and a constant applied load of 1000kg. Optical microscopy investigations and the results had been evaluated.
Keywords— Friction stir welding; Thermal Bonding Stress; Experimental work
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