One of the biggest friction welding sub contract facilities in Europe
The facility comprises a total of nine friction welding machines with forge capacities ranging from 3 - 150 tons. Quality and process control procedures are approved and accredited to international standards ISO 9001 2008, ISO 14001 2004 and BS EN 15620 2000. Both rotary and linear friction welding methods are available for joining a vast range of components whether it's for one-off parts and prototype production or small to large production runs. Our customers are drawn from many different sectors including light and heavy automotive, aerospace, agricultural, chemical, electrical, general and high performance engineering, medical, mining and exploration.
As well as an extensive series of friction welding machines, other facility equipment includes large capacity band and Metaserv cut off saws, mounting, grinding and polishing tools, a trio of manual lathes for pre and post post welding machining operations plus a Vickers hardness tester and Denison universal press calibrated to UKAS standards.
Our third party partners include Aston Microscopy (Aston University), Exova Laboratories, NDT Intertek Services, Rotech Laboratories, Royal & Sun Alliance, The Welding Institute, Zurich Insurance, Zurich Laboratories.