Accession Number : ADD001049

Title :   Apparatus for Welding by Translational Friction.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Martens,Charles H

Report Date : 13 Nov 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes apparatus for welding surfaces of a workpiece or workpieces together by translational welding. The apparatus includes clamping members disposed adjacent the surfaces to be joined, and a member capable of transmitting translational motion to one or both of the surfaces to be joined is secured to the clamping bars. Locating supports are disposed in spaced relation to the workpiece for application of a force thereto to press the surfaces together for welding thereof responsive to the translational movement.

Descriptors :   *Friction welding, *Patents, Oscillation, Vibration

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE