Elevating Aluminum Tank Manufacturing: Achieving Efficiency and Strength through FSW.
Why Choose Friction Stir Welding for Your Aluminium Tank Assembly?
Aluminum tanks, used in various applications such as liquid hydrogen storage for airplanes, cryogenic hydrogen storage and space launchers, greatly benefit from FSW technique. This method effectively preserves the inherent mechanical properties of the material. Additionally, it ensures complete hermetic sealing of the tanks, thereby significantly extending their lifespan.
100% leak proof
No risk of leak (from vacuum to any liquid). Solid state process > No porosity
Cost divided by 2
Up to 2 times less expensive than arc or laser welding.
Up to 280 bar (4000 psi) without post heat treatment.
Weight reduction up to 2
Replaced stainless steel by high strength aluminium (2000 or 7000).
See Friction Stir Welding Applied to Aluminium Tanks in Real-Time
Aluminium Tanks: Key Concerns for Critical Sectors
Aluminum emerges as the top choice in mobility sectors for tank construction due to its lightweight nature, corrosion resistance and ideal balance of strength and flexibility. Exceptional thermal conductivity plays a pivotal role in the management of extreme cryogenic temperatures. Customization drives innovative tank designs while aligning with budget constraints, making aluminum a cost-effective solution.
In critical sectors where precision and performance are paramount, the combination of aluminum and FSW offers unmatched advantages for mission success.
Dive Deeper: Comprehensive FSW Tanks Resources
Curious to delve deeper into the world of FSW-welded aluminum tanks? Explore a wealth of knowledge through our webinars, articles and whitepapers. Click below to access a treasure trove of resources designed to expand your understanding and expertise.
Conference – 25 min
Friction Stir Welding: a cost-killer in the aeronautics industry
Discover a conference replay that delves into the transformative impact of FSW on various sectors, including tank manufacturing, hydrogen storage, space launchers, riveting alternatives, material efficiency and busbar applications.
Blog articles – 5 min
Hydrogen cryogenic tank: a forward-looking concept for aeronautics
Friction Stir Welding: a revolution in aluminium welding
White paper – 20 min
Friction Stir Welding: principles & trends
Delve into the intricacies of FSW through our white paper. Gain insights into its operational advantages, unique product attributes, economic merits and the latest market insights.
White paper – 20 min
Friction Stir Welding: applications
Uncover your comprehensive FSW application guide. In this white paper, we explore a variety of applications where friction stir welding offers numerous benefits, including aluminium tanks.
Discover how FSW transforms tank construction. Contact us to discuss your specific needs and explore the advantages of FSW technology. Your journey to enhanced tank solutions starts now.