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FSW Head for CNC Machine

FSW is now accessible


Would you like to optimize your machine fleet by transforming your milling machine into a hybrid machining-welding machine?

The FSW Stirweld head fits most of the CNC machines in the market.

The pictures below show you some installations that StirWeld realizations:


 Hermlé C3OU Dynamics  –  Fz=8,5 kN

Hartford VMC-1300 Fz = 8 kN

TWINHORN / VE-1500L3 Fz = 8 kN

Twinhorn / VE-1500L3 Fz = 8 kN


Doosan DNM 750L (Fz = 13 000N)

 Vernier CV800 – Fz=9 kN

BMO CNC – Fz = 20 kN

Vision Wide  Fz = 12 kN

Vision Wide Fz = 12 kN

Manford DL4112

Manford DL4112 (Fz = 10 000N)

 Mazak Nexus 510C – Fz = 7 kN

Corea FP50 – Fz=20 kN

RealMeca  Fz = 7 kN

RealMeca Fz = 7 kN


Haas VF3 (Fz = 18 000N)

Technical sheet FSW Head

Compliant part :  height of 300 mm

Interface : height from 60 to 110 mm depending on CNC machine

Weight : 30 Kg

Air pressure cooling : 3 bars

Water cooling :

5 l/min at 25°C

Head : console distance up to 10m (more in option)

FSW Stirweld Head features 


  • Fitting on 3, 4 or 5 axis CNC machine
  • Plug or unplung in 15 mins
  • No hard or soft change of CNC machine
  • Force control to secure the weld quality from 1 to 18 kN
  • Water and air pressure cooling
  • From welding to machining without head disassembly
  •  Small size to accomodate welding jig
  •  Self-lubricating: no maintenance
  • CNC machine protection against the high forces (up to 18 kN) and vibrations during the FSW process
  •  Quick tool change (attachment with accurate positioning)
15 min for set up FSW

Control interface

  • Recording of forging force for quality control

  • Temperature monitoring for safe use

  • Real time display process ajustment or process control

FSW Training 


The training offered by StirWeld is both theoretical and practical.

Lasting 3 days on your site, the Stirweld training will give you the necessary skills for FSW welding operations.

Types of welding cases:

  • lap welding
  • butt welding

The training can be adapted according to the application that you wish to carry out.

Hotline Stirweld FSW

Do you live your first steps in the world of FSW? After the training on your site, our experts will guide you in your first FSW projects :

  • Choice of FSW welding parameters according to your applications to guarantee perfect welding.
  • Design of clamping tools to optimize your production rate.

Our technical hotline is available during 6 months following the installation of the FSW head for a start in complete serenity.


Is the FSW head compatible with my machine?

FSW head can be installed on most CNC on the market