publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012

Friction Stir Welding Process: A Green Technology

Akinlabi, Esther T.; Akinlabi, Stephen A.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 26 Nov 2012
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
Friction Stir Welding (FSW) is a solid state welding process invented and patented by The Welding Institute (TWI) in the United Kingdom in 1991 for butt and lap welding of metals and plastics. This paper highlights the benefits of friction stir welding process as an energy efficient and a green technology process in the field of welding. Compared to the other conventional welding processes, its benefits, typical applications and its use in joining similar and dissimilar materials are also presented.
Subjects
free text keywords: Dissimilar materials, Friction Stir Welding, Green technology, similar materials.
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012

Friction Stir Welding Process: A Green Technology

Akinlabi, Esther T.; Akinlabi, Stephen A.;