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ISO Certification

By Bob M / November 13, 2014

Recently, Spinweld had their yearly review for ISO and the audit went very smoothly.  Our Production Manager Steve Van Valzah stepped up as our new Management Representative.  With Steve’s extensive background in management and quality – this was a perfect fit. With Spinweld’s renewed ISO certification, we revitalize our dedication to quality, service and 100% […]

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Hex nut to shaft Video

By Bob M / November 6, 2014

Friction welding here at Spinweld accommodates a variety of simple and complex parts, short run and long run production, 1/8” wall thickness to 5” solid capability, and ¾” to 25 ft long. If conventional welding, resistant welding or EB welding is problematic for your application friction welding with bi-metallic or similar materials maybe your solution.  […]

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Safety at Spinweld

By Bob M / October 27, 2014

We have been updating our Safety Manual and bringing it to a digital format over the past few weeks.   Like most Safety Manuals it covers basic things like appropriate safety clothing and items to be worn, a safe and clean work area and that personnel are following the safety rules.   Our Friction Welding machines, CNC […]

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Expanding our presence outside of the States

By Bob M / October 17, 2014

Spinweld has had a presence in Mexico for some time, helping customers with their Friction Welding, Engineered Components and CNC needs. However, recently, the need to expand in Mexico has become even greater.  Current and new customers are requesting our specialized services to assist with new and challenging projects. One exciting new project is to […]

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Spinweld’s Design 2 Parts Friction Welding & CNC Machining Tradeshow

By Bob M / September 29, 2014

Spinweld will attend the Design 2 Parts Tradeshow on November 19th and 20th in Raleigh. The last show was a huge success and a lot of preparation and hard work paid off as Spinweld was one of only 2 friction welding job shops exhibiting.  Banners, signs, give-a-ways, literature, video and display parts brought a comforting preparedness […]

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Welcome Ryan Mrazik!

By Bob M / September 5, 2014

Ryan started with Spinweld approximately 1 month ago to grow our Quality Control and Inspection area.  He has experience with SPC/VSPC/CMM, ISO and Lean Manufacturing skills and CNC experience. Ryan has brought strong organization and new ideas to improve our QC area.  He has also created several updated processes for inspection.  Ryan is focused on […]

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MS 150 Best Dam Bike Ride

By Bob M / July 25, 2014

This picture shows my brother Tom, (pictured in the center) who is a top fundraiser for the MS 150 Best Damn Bike Ride.  On his left is his son and to the right is a long term friend.  I was to the left of his son but did not make the cut.  Maybe this year! […]

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Supporting Skilled Trades

By Bob M / July 14, 2014

In January 2014 I made it a personal mission to give back to the industry I serve by supporting my local educational community.  Residing and working in Waukesha county led my decision to join Waukesha County Technical College’s(WCTC) Machine Tool Operation and Tool & Die(MTO & TD) advisory committee.  WCTC is one of many skilled […]

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Spinweld Celebrates the 4th of July

By Bob M / July 3, 2014

Spinweld will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 to celebrate our great nation.  Normal business hours will resume on Monday July 6, 2015.   Be safe and enjoy the holiday.     To send you off on a fun weekend, here are some interesting facts about the 4th: 1. America didn’t declare its independence […]

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

By Bob M / June 30, 2014

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 (HAZ) in Friction Welding Less extensive than conventional weld HAZ Narrower width HAZ than conventional […]

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