The development of low-cost friction stir welding

RP news wires
Tags: manufacturing

The objective of this project is to develop a low-cost friction stir welding machine and to demonstrate its operation at a shipyard supporting the Lockheed Martin Team LCS construction. Working with the project Integrated Project Team (IPT), the Navy Metalworking Center (NMC) designed, built, and demonstrated a transportable friction stir welding system that will be transitioned to production use at the shipyard.



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