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Friction welding solutions for the Automotive industry

From our early days working for Studebaker Automotive to today, our extensive experience in automotive welding solutions is evident in the enormous variety of parts our machines produce. Those applications include stabilizer bars, engine valves, pistons, drive shafts, transmission gears, turbochargers, bumper shocks, suspension components, steering components, water pumps, axles, air bag inflators, camshafts, U-joints, and so many more. Friction welding may be fully integrated into automated production lines to handle this industry’s high volume demands.

How is MTI solving current problems in the automotive manufacturing industry?

We’re excited to share with you a NEW technical white paper about the advantages of friction welding in the automotive industry. In recent years, the automotive industry has faced an increasing number of challenges. Customers in the automotive industry demanded a machine that could keep product costs low, meet rigorous standards, and keep up with changing trends. Tier 1 and Tier 2 automotive suppliers were looking for a solution that could stand up to harsh environments but also help them achieve their lean manufacturing goals. Get started today and GO ALL IN!

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Why friction welding is vital for Automotive applications

Demand for automotive airbag inflators has stimulated the increase in the number of friction welders manufactured for the automotive industry since the 1980s. That’s because advantages such as a full-penetration weld, as well as its narrow heat-affected zone have made friction welding a key method for joining fully-loaded airbag inflators. The dramatic increase in the volume of friction welding applications and equipment continues to this day. Successful material combinations include aluminum, low carbon steel, and stainless steel alloys.

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5 Ways Friction Welding Helps the Automotive Industry
5 Ways Friction Welding Helps the Automotive Industry

MTI’s extensive experience in automotive welding solutions is evident in the variety of parts our machines produce. Here are five ways friction welding can help.

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Upset Control and Pressure Modulation
Whiteboard Wednesday: Upset Control and Pressure Modulation

Dan Adams of MTI goes more in-depth in part two of our series on Rotary Friction Welding upset control in this latest Whiteboard Wednesday video.

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What to Look for in an Aerospace Partner
What to Look for in an Aerospace Partner

When it comes to joining aerospace components, there's several factors you should consider. Our aerospace partners like GE, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, Boeing, and Honeywell trust the quality of MTI's welded parts.

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MTI's Manufacturing Services Recognized For Outstanding Technical Performance
MTI's Manufacturing Services Recognized For Outstanding Technical Performance

MTI's manufacturing services recognized for outstanding technical performance on the TIRS-02 program.

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