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A Comparison of Welding Techniques of Aluminium Alloys: A Literature Review


Ajay Kumar, Mohammad Shahal Milton
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Welding of aluminum alloys is an important issue because of their increasing applications in industries. The most widely used joining methods for aluminium alloys are Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG), Metal Inert Gas (MIG), Variable Polarity Plasma Arc (VPPA) and Friction stir welding (FSW). However, the high conductivity, high reflectivity, high reactivity and high coefficient of thermal expansion make welding of aluminium alloys difficult. In this paper, the research and progress of a variety of welding techniques for joining Al alloys are reviewed. The aim of the paper is to review the recent progress in the welding of aluminium alloys to provide a basis for follow-up research.

Ajay Kumar, Mohammad Shahal Milton

Aluminium alloys, welding techniques, TIG, MIG, FSW.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 3 | May-June - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-06-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
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172-175 IJSRSET162329   Technoscience Academy

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Ajay Kumar, Mohammad Shahal Milton, "A Comparison of Welding Techniques of Aluminium Alloys: A Literature Review", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.172-175, May-June-2016.
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