Abstract

An internal channel in a metal body for use in applications where internal fluid flow within a metal body is desired, as in a heat exchanger. The internal channel is formed in the metal body by frictionally stirring with a pin plunged into the metal body, and traversing the metal body with the pin.

Department(s)

Materials Science and Engineering

Patent Application Number

11/167,956

Patent Number

US 7,354,657 B2

Document Type

Patent

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2008 The Curators of the University of Missouri, All rights reserved.

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