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Why use solid phase welding techniques such as friction welding in production?

   

Frequently Asked Questions

Friction welding has found worldwide use in varied industries. The main advantages of the process are: -

  • Easy automation
  • No requirement to use certified welding personnel
  • Rapid weld times
  • Reproducible quality
  • Autogenous - no filler metal
  • Absence of porosity and solidification cracking
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Material tailoring
  • Dissimilar joints

Mass production industries such as automotive, electrical, and domestic appliances have adopted friction welding for the above reasons. Alternatively lower volume production industries such as aerospace, chemical and nuclear have benefited from the high weld integrity and the ability to join dissimilar metal combinations.

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