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What about the life of the tool? (in weld meter)

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The average life of our tools is 2000 metres of weld in a typical FSW configuration.
The life of the FSW tool varies depending on 2 key factors: the correct use of the tool and its settings. The most common causes of wear are cyclic fatigue at the pin and abrasive wear due to frictional action.
Its life will also depend on the thickness of the parts and the materials welded: aluminium/aluminium, aluminium/copper, aluminium/steel…