Friction Stir Spot Welding Technology and its Application in Aerospace Industry
The friction stir welding technology is a new type of welding technology of solid phase, with advantages of high quality, few defects, and small deformation in joint, which has obvious advantages in welding light alloys of aluminum, magnesium and other new materials, which will replace the traditional resistance spot welding and riveting technology to be one of the main manufacturing methods of aerospace industry, and has wide application prospects in this industry, which have great significance in upgrading the manufacturing level of aerospace industry, reduce the production cost and improve our manufacturing technology.
S. Zhang et al., "Friction Stir Spot Welding Technology and its Application in Aerospace Industry", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 232, pp. 200-204, 2012