Monthly Archives: June 2014

Effects or differences of HAZ (Heat Affected Zone) between conventional welding and friction welding

A common question in friction welding is what are the effects or differences of HAZ, Heat Affected Zone between conventional welding and friction welding.  There is a physical, visual, and metallurgical difference. CONVENTIONAL WELDING                          FRICTION WELDING      HEAT AFFECTED ZONE … Continue reading

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Summertime and Friction Welding

Happy Summer!  The first day of summer is June 21st, 2014!  Here are some fun facts about Summer – Fact #1 – The Eiffel Tower grows in summer. This historic structure is made of iron. Metal expands with heat. As … Continue reading

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Spinweld’s bi-metal, bi-metallic, 2 different materials and friction welding applications

Friction welding continues reach new industries, new applications, new processes, and new opportunities.  More commonly known is the use of friction welding for automotive applications in early 60’s.  A few major companies secretly embraced and applied friction welding as a … Continue reading

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Spinweld Increases QC Equipment with a Dino-Lite Pro

Spinweld Increases QC Equipment with a Dino-Lite Pro  Spinweld continues to invest in Quality Control (QC) equipment to better serve our customers.  Dino-Lite Pro is a digital microscope which can view, record video and take pictures of our rotational friction … Continue reading

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