STEADY APPROACH TO FRICTION

A high-tech friction welder from Thompson Friction Welding can weld various sizes of torque and ratchet spanners with handles up to 1m long. It incorporates a powerful two-jaw chuck with 10 sets of tooling. The machine has a DC variable speed drive and is claimed to maintain high volume production rates with minimal machine downtime […]

A high-tech friction welder from Thompson Friction Welding can weld various sizes of torque and ratchet spanners with handles up to 1m long. It incorporates a powerful two-jaw chuck with 10 sets of tooling.

The machine has a DC variable speed drive and is claimed to maintain high volume production rates with minimal machine downtime between batches.

It features automatic flash removal and extended tie bars with an adjustable hydraulically operated roller steady to support each component as it is rotated for flash removal.