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Spinweld’s Friction welding Bar to Plate is the second joint type we will discuss in our 6 part series of the different welding joints, bonds, or union types in 2018. Bar to plate, smaller round part to larger round part or not round part, are examples of the commonly used forging terminology a Near Net
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 in construction machinery, hydraulic equipment, power generation, renewable energy, medical, recreation, electrical equipment, and more.
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
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 are then used to offset federal income and payroll tax liabilities. The IRS notes all
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 the summer, which historically lessens, and strong market trends add weight to the potential increase
Copper to Aluminum Friction Welding allows your design department the ability to join Dissimilar Metals, thus allowing your engineer/designer the flexibility to tailor fit your product so it will perform as you want it. We recently had the opportunity of assisting one of our customers with a quick turnaround R&D project involving aluminum to copper.