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Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 18, Issue 6, pp 1625–1630 | Cite as

Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Tool Rotational Speed on Mechanical Properties of AA6082-T6 Friction Stir-Welded Butt Joints

  • Mustapha Amine ArabEmail author
  • Mokhtar Zemri
  • Mohamed Mossaab Blaoui
Technical Article---Peer-Reviewed
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Abstract

In this study, the effect of tool rotational speed on mechanical properties of AA 6082-T6 aluminum alloy was investigated. Different welded joints were produced by using four rotational speed (500, 710, 1000 and 1400 rpm) and constant welding speed at 80 mm/min. Mechanical properties of the welded joints were evaluated by hardness measurement on the transverse section and tensile testing. The experimental results show that the tool rotational speed has a significant effect on weld mechanical properties of joints.

Keywords

AA 6082-T6 Friction stir welding Butt joints Mechanical properties Rotational speed 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mustapha Amine Arab
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mokhtar Zemri
    • 1
  • Mohamed Mossaab Blaoui
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of TechnologyUniversity Djillali LiabèsSidi Bel AbbèsAlgeria

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