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Can features such as upstands on two component parts be accurately aligned after continuous drive rotary friction welding?

   

Frequently asked questions

Positioning unit for angular precision friction welding (KUKA Positioning Unit EPE 010 literature) Courtesy KUKAPositioning unit for angular precision friction welding (KUKA Positioning Unit EPE 010 literature) Courtesy KUKA

Radial orientation of certain components such as an automotive track rod bar, axle housings or hydraulic cylinders and pipeline components is critical. Friction welding manufacturers have developed mechanical, hydraulic and electronic systems to ensure that at the end of a friction weld cycle the components are accurately aligned.

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