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Title: Friction Stir Welding Aluminum for Lightweight Vehicles

PNNL researcher Yuri Hovanski describes a new aluminum joining process and the industry partnership that enabled its use for mass auto production.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1185186
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Research Org:
PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; ALUMINUM; FRICTION STIR WELDING; WELDING; FORGE; AUTOMOBILE; HIGH VOLUME MANUFACTURING; MANUFACTURING; TWB; GENERAL MOTORS; ALCOA; ALUMINUM JOINING; MASS AUTO PRODUCTION