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Friction Stir Welding Training

Train your team to become friction stir welders thanks to our personnalized FSW training.

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Why Choose Stirweld for your Friction Stir Welding Training?

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Advanced Technology Understanding

Gain deeper insights into Friction Stir Welding technology for innovative component design.

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Master FSW Fundamental Concepts

Boost component development by enhancing design, optimizing welding parameters and increasing speeds.

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FSW Proficiency

Enhance the capabilities of your team with state-of-the-art Friction Stir Welding technology.

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Streamlined FSW Integration

Gain access to our comprehensive suite of commercial and technical documentation to facilitate the adoption of FSW at your facility.

How Stirweld Training Works

At Stirweld, we are dedicated to providing top-notch, customizable training options designed to ensure your team excels in Friction Stir Welding (FSW). Our comprehensive training program is built with flexibility and personalization at its core, allowing us to tailor each session to meet your specific needs and objectives. We understand that every team has unique requirements and learning paces, which is why we offer a range of adaptable training solutions. Here’s an in-depth look at how our training process works:

Varied Modules

  • Choose from various modules, each lasting half a day.
  • We offer both classroom and workshop sessions to cover theoretical and practical aspects of FSW.

Total Customization

  • Enjoy complete freedom in selecting modules to create a tailor-made training program that meets your specific needs.
  • Our training is designed to adapt to your team’s skill level and learning pace.
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Flexible Formats

Classroom Training:

  • Remote Learning: Accessible learning from anywhere, ensuring convenience and flexibility.
  • On-Site at Stirweld: Experience optimal training at our state-of-the-art facilities located in France and USA.
  • At Your Site: We bring the training to you, integrating seamlessly with your operations.

Workshop Training:

  • Engage in intensive practice sessions, either at our facilities or at your site, to gain hands-on experience and complete immersion in FSW.

Master FSW with our Expert-Led Training

To ensure you and your team achieve proficiency in Friction Stir Welding, our FSW specialists will be dedicated to your learning over the course of the two-day program. They will be available to guide you through the training and to address all your queries as you progress through the course.

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Laurent Dubourg

CEO & Cofounder

PhD – M.Sc Engineer: 17 years of research on FSW

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Valentin Pecqueur

COO

M.Sc Welding Engineer
IWE N° 01728

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Kim Ouzilleau

International welding engineer

M.Sc Welding Engineer
IWE N° 01977

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Gilles Sevestre

CTO & Cofounder

M.Sc Mechanical Engineer: FSW head development for 8 years

Detailed Training Modules

Explore our comprehensive range of training modules at Stirweld, each meticulously designed to enhance your team’s proficiency in Friction Stir Welding. Our modules cover both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, ensuring a well-rounded learning experience. Select the modules that best match your team’s requirements and take a step closer to mastering FSW. Below are detailed descriptions of our available modules:

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Classroom Modules

Introduction to FSW

How to design your welded parts?

How to design a clamping system for FSW?

Focus on Friction Stir Welding for liquid cold plate

Focus on Friction Stir Welding for die casting

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Workshop Modules

How to make a CNC program for FSW? (Classroom/Workshop)

How to find welding parameters?

How to optimise your welding parameters?

How to qualify your weld according to ISO 25239?

Focus on FSW for liquid cold plate

CONTENTDURATIONWHY CHOOSE THIS MODULE?REQUIREMENTLOCATIONS
CLASSROOM 1:
Introduction to FSW
FSW process and applications
Cost benefits
Advantages on products
Process advantages in comparison with main
bonding technologies
Customer benefits
Limitations
FSW tools: choice and design
3 hoursIf you’re working on a project and unsure about the best welding technology to use, this module will help determine if FSW is right choice for your needs.Only technical aptitudes. Online
In our facilities
On your site
CLASSROOM 2:
How to design your welded parts?
Geometrical requirements
Flatness
Weld resistance
Welding sequence
3 hoursYou know how to design to make it FSW compatible (from scratch or upgrade from previous bonding process – TIG/MIG, screw, laser, glue, EB welding, Brazing…).
You have RFQ to answer, and want to show your FSW to your customer.
Technical aptitudes.

Dedicated training for mechanical designers.
Online
In our facilities
On your site
CLASSROOM 3:
How to design a clamping system?
Why good clamping is necessary?
Clamping analysis
Design rules, how to draw it, design optimization
How to check clamping after manufacturing it?
3 hoursYou will be able to design and optimise your own clamping system.You already know FSW or you have followed our classroom 1
“Introduction to FSW”.
Online
In our facilities
On your site
CLASSROOM 4:
Focus on FSW for liquid cold plate
Technical specifications:
– Types of liquid cold plate, design, material, thermal management,
– Welding parameters.

FSW advantages: operational cost, quality control, cost and process.
3 hoursYou know the keys for a succesfull liquid cold plate FSW project.Only technical aptitudes. Online
In our facilities
On your site
CLASSROOM 5:
Focus on FSW for die casting
Technical specifications:
– Types of die casts, design, material, thermal management,
– Welding parameters.

FSW advantages: operational cost, quality control, cost and process.
3 hoursYou know the keys for a succesfull casting FSW project.Only technical aptitudes.
Online
In our facilities
On your site
CLASSROOM/WORKSHOP A:
How to make a CNC program for FSW
Programming your CNC for FSW with introduction to G code: CAM/FAO software for FSW, edition of a CNC program, specificities for FSW.3 hoursYou will be able to make an FSW program on your CNC.Basic knowledge about CNC machine. Online
In our facilities
On your site
WORKSHOP B:
How to find welding parameters?
Determine welding parameters by performing FSW test on the CNC machine:
Visual control
Parameter impact and parameter determination
Introduction for understanding and solving FSW defects
3 hoursFrom scratch you can find your own welding parameter to perform successfull FSW on a new part.You already know FSW or you have followed our classroom 1 “Introduction to FSW”. In our facilities
On your site
WORKSHOP C:
How to optimise your welding parameters?
Determine the optimal welding parameters on your parts: quality, cost, welding speed.6 hoursExamples of optimisation after our training :
Increase the welding speed from 500 to 1500 mm /min
From 95% to 100% leak proof parts
FSW joint efficiency of 6xxx alloy from 70 to 80%
You are already equipped with FSW equipment. On your site
WORKSHOP D:
How to qualified your weld according to ISO 23239?
Weld a batch of parts and follow the full control quality check: full quality control, quality control and ISO 25239.

Understanding and solve FSW defects.
3 hoursYou know FSW defects, how to detect and solve them.You already know FSW or you have followed our classroom 1 “Introduction to FSW”. In our facilities
On your site
WORKSHOP E:
Focus on FSW for liquid cold plate
Determine welding parameters by performing FSW test on the CNC machine:
Visual control,
Parameter impact and parameter determination,
Introduction for understanding and solving FSW defects.
3 hoursYou actually know how to successfully weld liquid cold plate parts using FSW.You have already completed our classroom 4 “Focus on FSW for liquid cold plate”. In our facilities
On your site

Our Bonus: all documents and support you need to implement Friction Stir Welding

Benefit from complimentary resources for successful FSW integration, including technical documents like design guidelines, part analysis, and WPS, as well as sales materials like market surveys, PowerPoint presentations, and e-training support.

Start Your Friction Stir Welding Training Journey

Transform your team into FSW experts with our expert-led Friction Stir Welding training. Contact us today to schedule a session tailored to your needs.