joining technology

Tailored blanking

Special features

Pressed to create  components

Properties

Comparison of joining methods: 5000/6000 series alloys

Joining
method
Joining efficiency (speed m/min) Joining quality Cost
With same
thickness
(1mm)
With different
thickness
(1mm/2mm)
Tensile
properties
Formability Device Shielding
gas
Bulging Deep drawing
FSW
2.0 - 4.0 2.5 - 3.5 Base material
fracturing
(5000 series alloys)
Thermally affected
part fracturing
(6000 series alloys)
Base material
part fracturing
Base material
part fracturing
Medium
cost
Not
needed
YAG laser
2.0 - 4.0 2.0 - 4.0 Base material
fracturing
(5000 series alloys)
Thermally affected
part fracturing
(6000 series alloys)
Base material
part fracturing
Base material
part fracturing
Expensive Needed
Arc welding
- 1.2 - 1.2 Base material
fracturing
(5000 series alloys)
Thermally affected
part fracturing
(6000 series alloys)
Welded metal
fracturing
Base material
part fracturing
Inexpensive Needed
◎ Excellent 〇 Good △ Acceptable ✕ May require further consideration
Bulge height of TB method FSW  Arc welding