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The simple rule of thumb is this: If you can forge it, you can friction-weld it.

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Unique Material Combinations

Please note:

Materials listed here as ‘compatible’ represent materials that have been successfully joined. If a combination of materials does not appear here, it may only indicate that it has not been tried; not that it is impossible.

Sampling of commonly welded materials by MTI:

Aluminum > Stainless Steel
Aluminum > Titanium
Carbon Steel > Monel
Steel > Aluminum-bronze
Steel > Copper
Titanium > Copper
Titanium-aluminide > Inconel
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NOTE: Materials listed as ‘compatible’ represent materials that have been successfully joined. If a combination of materials does not appear here, it may only indicate that it has not been tried; not that it is impossible. To find out more, please e-mail your intended combination.

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