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We buy/sell/broker anything that has to do with Metal Manufacturing, Fabrication, Heavy Fabrication, Welding, and Chip Turning.
Including, but not limited to, CNC and Manual Machines, Brakes, Plate Rolls, Lathes, Boring, Press, Vertical and Horizontal Machining Centers, CNC Lathes.
Production of tanks, Dishing Press's, Spinning, Flanger & Flanging equipment for making dished end production is one of our specialties.

15 Ton x 2.36" (60mm) THOMPSON FRICTION WELDING Machine Model 15

15 Ton x 2.36" (60mm) THOMPSON FRICTION WELDING Machine Model 15 Single Sliding Head  NEI Thompson Ltd, England.

New~ 1989, perfect condition. Serial No. RW23296

Nominal forge load tonnes -15

Nominal forge pressure KN – 150

Typical spindle power KW – 18

Range weldable (mild steel)  8-36 mm

Max tube dia (mild steel) 60 mm

Max length in chuck 450 mm

Clamped length- unlimited

Max weld area (mild steel) 1000 mm2

Spindle speed 981/1989 rpm, stroke 623/ 320 mm, Encoder Heidenhein

Not more than 300 hours in operation. Since 1991- almost not in operation- the factory changed its production program.
The friction welding technology is a completely mechanical solid-phase process in which heat generated by friction is used to create high-integrity joint between similar or dissimilar metals, and even thermoplastics.
Suitable for use in automotive industry for production of engine valves, steering columns and links, drive shafts, gear clusters/levers, crank shafts, shock absorbers, cam shafts, drill bits,  copper or aluminum electrical connectors, etc.
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