Quality Control

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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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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The Benefits of Friction Welding

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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Our Customers Get Quality Parts

We provide that by: Favorable metallurgical characteristics welds are often the result of Friction Welding and surpass the strength levels of Oxyacetylene Welding, MIG Welding, TIG Welding, Electric Beam Welding (EB), Resistance Welding and Braising. The Friction Welding process bonds together materials … Continue reading

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2015 goals to GROW!

We have set goals, established budgets and made strategic plans for Spinweld’s friction welding and CNC machining to lead our path through 2015. One of Spinweld’s biggest, best and most exciting goals we have is to GROW.  Our plan is … Continue reading

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ISO Certification

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 … Continue reading

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Welcome Ryan Mrazik!

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 … Continue reading

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Spinweld Celebrates the 4th of July

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 … Continue reading

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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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