Experimental Investigation of Mechanical Properties on Friction Stir Welded Aluminum 2024 Alloy

  • Miodrag MilcicEmail author
  • Tomaz Vuherer
  • Igor Radisavljevic
  • Dragan Milcic
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 54)


The paper presents the results of structural and mechanical testing of the alloyed aluminum alloys AA 2024 welded by the FSW process. Investigations were conducted on the welding machine, built on the base of the conventional, vertical milling machine. The goal of the research was to know the relationship between welding parameters and mechanical and microstructural properties of 2024 joints. The following welding parameters were used: the rotation speed of the tool did not change and amounted to 750 rpm, and the welding speed was 73, 116 and 150 mm/min. The welded joints obtained were free of errors and with an acceptable flat surface.


Friction stir welding Aluminum alloy 2024 Microstructural properties Mechanical properties 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miodrag Milcic
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tomaz Vuherer
    • 2
  • Igor Radisavljevic
    • 3
  • Dragan Milcic
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of NisNisSerbia
  2. 2.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MariborMariborSlovenia
  3. 3.Military Technical InstituteBelgradeRepublic of Serbia

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