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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 […]


Summertime and Friction Welding

By Bob M / June 20, 2014

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 a result, the Eiffel Tower can grow more than six inches in hot weather. Fact […]


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

By Bob M / June 13, 2014

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 manufacturing production process.   This was cutting edge technology back then and still is today. Aerospace, […]


Spinweld Increases QC Equipment with a Dino-Lite Pro

By Bob M / June 6, 2014

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 welded cross sections, weld unions, or weld interface. Various magnifications can be used depending on […]


Spinweld CNC Machining Expands to Meet Customer Needs

By Bob M / May 30, 2014

New to our CNC department is a HAAS ST-40.  This allows us to remove material faster with increased horsepower.  Additionally, we can machine more material in one set up or larger components with larger machine base.   Spinweld has provided innovative friction welding solutions since 1968.  In 2005 initial CNC equipment was purchased for in-house support […]


Memorial Day

By Bob M / May 23, 2014

On the last Monday in May, Memorial Day occurs and while it has come to signify the beginning of the summer season, it is also the time when Americans remember our soldiers. Originally named Decoration Day, a reference to a tradition of decorating the graves of the Confederate dead, Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on May 5, […]


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

By Bob M / May 9, 2014

Spinweld entered its first Design 2 Parts Tradeshow on May 7 & 8th in Schaumburg IL.  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 as people stopped by to inquire […]


Spinweld Has Moved!

By Bob M / May 2, 2010

Spinweld Has Moved! Effective May 17, 2010, our new address is: W227 N546 Westmound Drive Waukesha, WI 53186 Click here for driving directions. Our phone number and fax number will remain the same, 414-327-0100, 877-586-2359 (toll free), and 414-327-1911 (fax) Spinweld has been in business for 43 years. Since the new ownership in 2005, we […]


World-Class American Friction Welding Facility

By Bob M / August 6, 2009

World-Class American Friction Welding With a 45,000 sq. ft. American friction welding facility, 13 friction welding machines, 3 production CNC machines and a turn-key solutions attitude, Spinweld, Inc. is one of the largest and most reliable inertia and direct friction welding job shop companies serving American and international industries. We invite you to call or contact […]

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