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Contract Friction Welding for Small-Batch Part Runs
As more automakers shift to electric vehicles, they can trust MTI's contract friction welding team to take care of their existing combustion engine part joining needs.

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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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MTI Sets Sights on NASA's Artemis Mission
South Bend-based Manufacturing Technology, Inc. will play a role in future space missions, including NASA's Artemis program. It aims to send the first woman and next man to the moon by 2024.

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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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How Can MTI Work With My Budget to Fit My Needs?
One of the biggest benefits of working with MTI is our ability to sculpt your project to meet your budget - an especially important benefit after the challenging year of 2020.

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A Look Back at 2020's Highlights
MTI looks back at all of its accomplishments in 2020 that are helping pave the way to a strong start for 2021.

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Low Force vs. Traditional Friction Welding: Which One Is Right For Your Project?
Why would you choose Low Force Friction Welding if you've relied on traditional friction welding for years? We break down the differences and highlight applications that could see the most benefit.

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Can My Part Be Joined With Rotary Friction Welding?
Can my part be joined with rotary friction welding? It's one of the most common questions we receive from prospective customers. In this blog, we will outline some of our qualifications to help you decide whether our technology is right for you!

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Friction Welding for Electric Vehicles
Friction Welding has the potential of helping revolutionize the electric vehicle market by offering a process that promotes lighter parts, watertight seals and increased efficiency.

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