Stir Zone

Some articles on zones, stir zone, zone:

Friction Stir Welding - Microstructural Features
... microstructure can be broken up into the following zones The stir zone (also nugget, dynamically recrystallised zone) is a region of heavily deformed material that roughly corresponds to the ... The grains within the stir zone are roughly equiaxed and often an order of magnitude smaller than the grains in the parent material ... A unique feature of the stir zone is the common occurrence of several concentric rings which has been referred to as an "onion-ring" structure ...
Friction Stir Welding - Flow of Material
... one rotation, and it is this material movement that produces the "onion-ring" structure in the stir zone ... Material on the advancing front side of a weld enters into a zone that rotates and advances with the pin ... It was noted that the copper entered the rotational zone around the pin, where it was broken up into fragments ...

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