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Science of Innovation (2016): Friction-Stir Welding

Welding has long been used to join pieces of metal together. At the University of North Texas, Rajiv Mishra is using a form of welding in a new technology that can improve metal's strength, toughness, and other properties and could bring new opportunities to the automotive and aircraft industries.

"Science of Innovation" is produced by NBC Learn in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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