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

Authors(2) :-Ajay Kumar, Mohammad Shahal Milton

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.

Authors and Affiliations

Ajay Kumar
Department of Mechanical Engineering, LRIET, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India
Mohammad Shahal Milton
Department of Mechanical Engineering, LRIET, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India

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 : 2016-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 172-175
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET162329
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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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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