MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 159, 2018The 2nd International Joint Conference on Advanced Engineering and Technology (IJCAET 2017) and International Symposium on Advanced Mechanical and Power Engineering (ISAMPE 2017)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||30 March 2018|
Aluminum corner joint using friction stir welding
School of Mechanical Engineering, Brawijaya University, 65145 - MALANG
2 Sekolah Vokasi, Gadjahmada University, 55281 - YOGYAKARTA
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
This article studies the feasibility of applying Friction Stir Welding (FSW) to an aluminum 6061 corner joint. The friction tool rotated at constant speed (2000 RPM) whilst feed rate varied in 10, 15 and 30 mm/minutes. Generally the lower feed rate produces higher tensile strength due to higher heat is embedded in the base metal, but the 15 mm/minute feed rate exhibited the least tensile strength. Lower feed rate reduces Mg alloy in base metal which in turn decreases the tensile strength. The final tensile strength is the compromise between higher heat input and lower Mg content that is why the 15 mm/minute has lowest tensile strength.
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