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2016 №06 (15) DOI of Article
10.15407/as2016.06.16
2016 №06 (17)

Automatic Welding 2016 #06
Avtomaticheskaya Svarka (Automatic Welding), #6, 2016, pp. 99-106

Hybrid technology combining electron beam welding and friction stir welding in the processes of repair of aircraft structure elements of magnesium alloys




Authors
A.L. Majstrenko1, V.M. Nesterenkov2, R.V. Strashko2, S.D. Zabolotny1 and V.N. Tkach1
1V.N. Bakul Institute for Superhard Materials, NASU, 2 Avtozavodskaya Str., 04074, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail:alcon@ism.kiev.ua
2E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, NASU, 11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03680, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua


Abstract
A technological process is developed for friction stir processing of surface layers of the parts from magnesium and aluminum alloys for the purpose of their modifying aimed at formation of a layer of fine-grain structure (of 1.2–4.5 μm) that is 16–63 times lower a grain size of base metal (75.8 μm). Formation of microcracks is shown at the interface of EB-weld metal and base metal of magnesium alloy ML10 as well as their absence in welding through intermediate zone with FS-modified fine-grain structure. It provided for the possibility of increase of strength of EB-welded joints from ML10 alloy. 8 Ref., 1 Table, 13 Figures.

Keywords: electron beam welding, friction stir welding, modified fine-grain structure, microstructure grain size


Received:                11.04.16
Published:               19.07.16


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