Used by OEM’s across multiple industries worldwide, friction welding holds numerous advantages over conventional welding, the most important being:
You can save money across the board with our friction welding process:
One of the biggest incentives for adopting a new friction welded design is the ability to combine dissimilar materials.
The advantages of friction welding don’t end with lower costs:
Common applications are combining: axle shafts, bar stock sections, cast iron to steel components, discs to shafts, driveshafts, gears to shafts, motor shafts, pipe to pipe segments, prop shafts, propeller shafts, round bar to pipe sections, round bar to round bar, round bar to tube, shaft to shaft segments, solid round to pipe, solid round to solid round, solid round to tube, stub shafts, tube to tube sections, turbines to shafts, and yokes to shafts.
As the largest full service, direct-drive, rotary friction welding shop in North America, AFW delivers an unmatched experience, quality, and support from design prototyping & customized solutions through full production.
Our experts are ready to discuss how our friction welding process can be applied to your current fabrication needs.