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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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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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Spinweld Exhibits Friction Welding at Design 2 Part Show

Spinweld had a very successful Design 2 Part show in Monroeville, PA on September 16th and 17th.  The ability to speak to our customers’ engineers and buyers, face-to-face, and help you achieve your goals is why we are here.  Thank you … 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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Attitude of Gratitude

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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Safety at Spinweld

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 … Continue reading

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