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6 BASIC FRICTION WELDING JOINT TYPES – TUBE TO DISC

Spinweld’s Friction welding Tube to Disc is the third joint type we will discuss in our 6 part series of the different welding joints, bonds, or union types in 2018.  Similar to a  bar to a plate,  tube to a disc consists of a … Continue reading

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6 BASIC FRICTION WELDING JOINT TYPES – BAR TO PLATE

Spinweld’s Friction welding Bar to Plate is the second joint type we will discuss in our 6 part series of the different welding joints, bonds, or union types in 2018.  Bar to plate,  smaller round part to larger round part … Continue reading

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6 Basic Friction Welding Joint Types – Bar To Bar

Friction welding bar to bar is the first joint type we will discuss in our 6 part series of the different welding joints, bonds, or union types in 2018.  It is the most commonly used type and its application is endless with uses … Continue reading

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The 6 Basic Joint Types for Friction Welding

The origin of friction welding and 6 basic joint types dates back to the Soviet Union in 1956 when first experiments and patents on the process were issued.  In the early 1960’s American friction welding companies Caterpillar, Rockwell International, and … Continue reading

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Spinweld’s R&D Solutions with Friction Welding

Did you know the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit was made permanent in 2015?  The credit was introduced in 1981 and it was designed to help businesses engaged in qualified research activities, particularly startups and small companies.  Tax credits … Continue reading

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Spinweld = Quick Turnaround = On Time Orders

Increases in nickel commodity market prices and recent upswings in high alloy scrap value relate to potential increases in high or superalloy raw material pricing.  High alloys rich in nickel follow the publicly traded nickel commodity markets. Consistent demand over … Continue reading

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Welcome 2017!

This has been a good year filled with both challenges and victories.  Spinweld turned 48.  In our tough economy, our commitment to our customers, improving employee engagement and productivity is the driving force behind our work.  We are fortunate to … Continue reading

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Spinwelding Dissimilar Metals

Copper to Aluminum Friction Welding allows your design department the ability to join Dissimilar Metals, thus allowing your engineer/designer the flexibility to tailor fit your product so it will perform as you want it. We recently had the opportunity of … Continue reading

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Welding Dissimilar Metals

Welding Dissimilar Metals is desirable for many reasons.  Whether you have an issue with mechanical wear problems, or a high-temperature situation, different metal properties are required for different applications.  More often, Friction Welding accounts for nearly half the welding of … Continue reading

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Friction Welding – Economical Welding

Friction Welding – Economical Welding has been around for years, and is one of the best kept secrets in the Metal Fabricating Industry.  The method reduces time, energy use and toxic byproducts of conventional welding processes.  Friction Welding involves a … Continue reading

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