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This is where “what if?” becomes “what is”. Where engineers come to solve their problems and expand their vision. Read articles on the go about friction welding technologies for your industry and other trending friction welding topics.

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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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How Does Inertia Friction Welding Work?
What is Inertia Friction Welding and how does it work? Allow us to explain MTI's state-of-the-art process.

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What is TIR?
It's a term used often in manufacturing, especially when dealing with rotating parts. But what is total indicator runout, or TIR?

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Low Force Friction Welding: FAQs
What is Low Force Friction Welding and how does it work? We break down some of the most frequently asked questions about our newest solid-state joining technology.

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