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Resistance Welding

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MTI's Resistance Welding equipment, engineering, and contract services are provided by British Federal, which it acquired early in 2009. A 65-year-old brand, the British Federal name is known worldwide as a leader in Resistance Welding technology. Now backed by MTI, every one of British Federal's Resistance Welding applications is assured the quality engineering, advanced technology, and leading-edge customer support typical of MTI.

Together, MTI and British Federal offer design and manufacture services for a range of standard Resistance Welding machine models and weld controls, including British Federal's renowned brake shoe, drum, and aircraft specification Resistance Welding machines. Commonplace in many sectors of manufacturing, Resistance Welding applications are also particularly well-suited for the agriculture, automotive, aviation, and defense industries. Sub-contracting services, including the research and development of spot, projection, and seam welding of components, are also available. In recent years, British Federal has also specialized in developing large medium frequency spot and seam welding machines (up to 600KVA) for a variety of industries including the Aerospace sector.

For a complete overview of the Resistance Welding process, its benefits, and the custom and turn-key Resistance Welding solutions British Federal has added to MTI's capabilities, please click here or contact us.

Advantages & Benefits of Resistance Welding

  • A low-cost, mass production application that provides excellent welds
  • Repeatable and easily automated
  • A clean process, both around the weld area and environmentally
  • Introduces no foreign material into the weld
  • Quality of weld is independent of operator skill
  • Joins similar and dissimilar metals, primarily steel, stainless steel, titanium, and aluminum