Esab to Develop Friction Stir Welding for Stainless Steels

August 1, 2008

Esab Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, KY, has signed an agreement with MegaStir giving Esab worldwide license to manufacture and distribute friction stir-welding machines using MegaStir technology. MegaStir technology expands the use of friction stir welding to higher-melting-point alloys such as ferritic and duplex stainless steels and nickel-phase alloys. MegaStir is a strategic alliance between SII Megadiamond, Inc., North Provo, UT, and Advanced Metal Products, West Bountiful, UT.
Industry-Related Terms: Alloys, Ferritic
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See also: ESAB Welding & Cutting

Technologies: Welding and Joining


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