Innovating methods to improve quality and efficiency

As the pioneers of friction welding technology in terms of component manufacturing in India, FWT has been investing it’s time, knowledge and resources into:

innovating methods to improve quality and efficiency within the industry

helping the vendor network on delivering high quality output

building awareness about the technology through seminars and presentations around the world

giving ideas, defining and sponsoring friction welding projects for various educational institutes and some of the top and respected R&D centres in India

sharing its experiences, knowledge & facilities with research institutes and sponsoring several research scholars for Post Graduate & Doctorate Thesis for various research projects and papers


The Influence of Joint Geometry on the Interface Properties of Friction Welded Dissimilar MaterialsOsmania University, HyderabadAl-SS
Parameter Optimization for Friction Welding of SS & CS using DOE TechniqueSIT, PuneSS-CS
Optimization of parameters for mechanical properties of AA 6061-T6 alloy by friction welding methodR.I.T. Rajaramnagar, SakharaleAl 6061T6-SS
Experimental Verification and Optimization of friction welded joint in single point cutting toolMIT, PuneHSS-CS
Design & Manufacturing of Friction Welding Machine for welding of PVC Pipe to PVC CouplerVIT, PunePVC
An Experimental investigation on Rotary Friction Welding of AA6082 to SS304 rodsSVNIT, SuratAL-SS
A Review on effects of processing parameters on mechanical behavior of different metals joined by Friction WeldingCOEP, PuneHSS-CS

Further, we conduct several research initiatives in collaboration with various other research and development institutes.


International Seminar on Advanced Technologies in Metal Forming, Organized by IMTMA, Mumbai Friction Welding, Process and its Applications
Published an article in IMTEX 1998 special issue of Industrial Equipment News.Friction Welding, A Reliable and Economical Way of Joining Dissimilar Metals
Presented papers on Friction Welding in various industries, BARC, Mumbai, Defense (ARDE, Pune), Automobile (TELCO, M&M Mumbai Friction Welding and its Myriad Applications
National Seminar on ‘Welding in Production & Productivity 2002’ at MumbaiFriction Welding, Process and its Applications
Faculty in 4 days IIW International Congress 2005 in Mumbai hosted by The Indian Institute of Welding
Faculty in Seminar conducted by ACCMA Cost Reduction through Friction Welding
Presented Research Paper with BARC in NWS ( National Welding Seminar ) 2006Friction welding and diffusion bonding combination for joining Aluminum and Copper to AISI 304 Stainless Steel
Published technical article in NPN Jan’2010 special issue on Pumps & ValvesMeeting Pump Shaft Manufacturing Challenges Using Friction Welding
Published research Paper in National JournalExperimental & Numerical Investigations on joint geometry of Friction Welded AL 6061 & SS 304
International Journal of Materials Science ISSN 0973-4589 Volume 4, Number 4 (2009)The Influence of Joint Geometry on the Interface Properties of Friction Welded Dissimilar Materials
Presented Paper in Seminar on Welding Technology in Automobile Industry organized by IMTMAFriction welding technology – Applications with case studies in auto industry