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Research Article Volume 2 Issue 10

A Comparative Study on the Development of Friction Stir Processed AA6062-T6 Metal Foam

Firasat Husain1, Manoj Kumar Yadav2, Arshad Noor Siddiquee1* and Zahid A Khan1

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Inderprastha Engineering College, Ghaziabad, Utter Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Arshad Noor Siddiquee, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India.

Received: September 15, 2022; Published: September 21, 2022


The porous aluminium is in high demand due to its low-density, high-energy absorption and high damping properties. A precursor method using friction stir processing (FSP) was used in the current study to develop metal foam on AA6061-T6 using MgCO3 as a blowing agent. A composite parameter, i.e., unit stirring was used to study the combined effect of FSP parameters while developing the metal foam. The FSPed sample was heat treated at 650°C with a holding time of 15 minutes. It was found that the highest porosity 18.18% was obtained at the lowest unit stirring of 0.004960 mm/rev-shoulder diameter.

Keywords: Aluminium Foams; Pore Density; Unit Stirring; Light Weight; FSP


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Citation: Arshad Noor Siddiquee., et al. “A Comparative Study on the Development of Friction Stir Processed AA6062-T6 Metal Foam". Acta Scientific Applied Physics 2.10 (2022): 03-09.


Copyright: © 2022 Arshad Noor Siddiquee., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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