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The Limitless Possibilities of MTI's Model 400 Friction Welder
MTI's Model 400 is the largest rotary friction welder available for contract friction welding. Explore all the possibilities for your project!

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MTI's LF35-75 Linear Friction Welder: A Closer Look
What is the LF35-75 and how can it benefit your project? Check out this blog to explore some of this machine's unique features.

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Why Is Part Geometry Important in Friction Welding?
Why is part geometry such an important aspect of friction welding? Learn how shapes and sizes can make all the difference in your next project!

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A Step-By-Step Guide to MTI's Weld Development Process
What is weld development and why do you need it?

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The Friction Welding Dictionary
Want to be a friction welding expert? Check out some of the most popular terms in the world of solid-state joining and start welding them into your vocabulary!

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Understanding Weld Development
This episode of Whiteboard Wednesday highlights our weld development process and explains why it's critical for a successful part and strong weld.

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Low Force Friction Welding -- What is it?
Low force friction welding produces a friction weld at a fraction of the force, offering several advantages over traditional linear and rotary friction welding.

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What Is Rotational Low Force Friction Welding?
Low Force Friction Welding can be accomplished both in a rotary and linear fashion. This blog outlines how rotary works and how it can optimize parts.

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What is Plug Welding and How Can It Help the Aerospace Industry?
What is plug welding and how does it work? We walk you through the process and explain why aerospace companies may find it to be a cost-saving solution!

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