FWS - Friction Welding Systems

Friction Welding Systems

Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, FWS provide a complete friction welding service. Supply of a range of standard machines. Special design friction welding machines. Supply and remanufactured, and or modified used friction welding machines, sub-contract friction welding services, friction welding consultancy.

Standard design friction welding machines

FWS manufacture and supply its own standard range of machines from 5 to 200 tonnes end load capacity

» Single or double headed layout.
» Automation systems for component handling.
» CNC flash removal systems.
» DC and inverter drives.
» Weld orientation capabilities.
» Advanced single screen, control systems, windows
» Full in process monitoring. Database for weld data retention.
» In house Workholding and tooling solutions.

Special design friction welding machines

FWS manufacture and supply machines to customers precise requirements, with up to 300 tonnes end load capacity.

» Our experienced engineers have unique experience in solving
   the special workholding requirements of customized
» In house chuck and workholding manufacture.
» In house automation design and manufacture


20 March 2009

Agents Required!

Agents required to market FWS products and services in Europe, USA and all global markets. Contact us for more information

FWS supply new machine to UK drill pipe manufacturer

04 Jul 2008

FWS 750 with inverter drive, CNC flash removal and component handling

Special design high load capacity, spring pack chuck with hydraulic closing (pre load) and opening.

New Fanuc based control system

04 Jul 2008

FWS’s latest version Fanuc based distributed I/O PLC control system available. User friendly PC front end with Window environment, multi screens, flexible connectivity to motor controls servos etc or to customers internal production systems via inbuilt ethernet, inbuilt database for weld data retention.


Used machines for sale

150 Ton Thompson drill pipe machines

2 available for remanufacturing to customer requirements.

50 Ton Thompson sliding clamp machine


 12 Ton Thompson sliding clamp machine


 Mobile Friction stud welder diesel prime mover

Please call for prices and more information on these machines.


Our MD Martin Adams, recently attended a Northern Powerhouse reception with Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne to discuss the Government's plans for economic development in the North.

Friction Welding Systems

New Street
West Yorkshire

Contact Us

Tel: 01484 663018
Fax: 01484 663758
Email: sales@frictionweldingsystems.co.uk