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The 6 Basic Joint Types for Friction Welding

By Bob M / November 21, 2017

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 American Manufacturing Foundry filed patents and developed proprietary machines for the friction welding process.  Rotational […]

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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, […]