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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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Spin Welding / Friction Welding – Is It For Me?

Spin Welding – or Friction Welding – is a controlled machining process for joining SIMILAR or DISSIMILAR (Bi-Metal) combinations of materials. The ultimate goal of spin welding is to have a 100% weld throughout the full joint interface. This means, given suitable materials, … Continue reading

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Attitude Changes Everything

With this being the week of Thanksgiving, it is expected that people will take the time to be thankful.  However, this attitude is far more powerful to the people who are grateful daily. Since 2000, psychologists have conducted numerous studies … Continue reading

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Casted Parts and Friction Welding – Success Story

Spinweld recently completed a casted parts project.   The original part was a fully cast part. Because the length of the part would vary, it was difficult (costly) for the company that casted the part to produce and hang the piece efficiently in … Continue reading

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Benefits of Friction Welding – Consistent Parts

Friction welding offers many benefits.  One, of which, is that of consistent parts.  Because RPM and Pressure are machine controlled, the process is consistent, with only a few controlled variables.  Another benefit is the narrow Heat Affected Zone (HAZ).  The … Continue reading

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Friction Welding Advantages, Part 3

Candidates for friction welding will have one cylindrical part.  Parts that have diameter changes over its length are also candidates.  With tooling, friction welding can accommodate asymmetrical parts such as a block to a rod, and unique shapes.  These parts … Continue reading

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