About Friction Stir Welding Laboratory
The Friction Stir Welding Laboratory, led by Prof. Surjya K Pal at IIT Kharagpur, conducts research on welding process improvement, mechanical and metallurgical characterizations, Industry 4.0 implementation for real-time monitoring and control, and numerical modeling. Equipped with
The laboratory houses several state-of-the-art facilities, including CNC and robotic FSW machines and sophisticated sensors, the lab offers experimental support to institutions in India and abroad regularly. It hosts a large number of interns from various institutions during summer and winter and maintains strong research collaborations with industries.
The laboratory provides experimental support to many institutions in India and Aborad on a regular basis.