About

Manufacturing and Friction Stir Welding

HFW Solutions specializes in the manufacturing of aluminum friction stir welded products. We provide high quality solutions in a cost effective manner for any industry.

Our Company

HFW Solutions is North America’s largest friction stir welding and large- scale machining provider, producing ABS certified components. We use a process-driven, methodical approach to developing production, engineering and quality excellence. At HFW, collaboration should be an easy and rewarding experience. We are here to find the best path to successfully implementing friction stir welding into your design and production. Our products range from large sheets and plates to complex fabricated structures

Friction Stir Welding

Friction stir welding (FSW) is a solid-state joining process that uses frictional heat. Using this method creates a high-strength, high-quality weld. FSW has many applications, including, but not limited to aerospace, shipbuilding, aircraft, construction and architecture, and automotive industries.

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Providing Innovative Solutions

HFW Solutions, established in 2006, is a leader in the friction stir welding industry. We are currently expanding to meet our customers growing needs. We offer the latest in friction stir welding technology and ensure that we consistently produce high quality products for our customers.

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Our Vision

The HFW company vision is to meet our customer’s needs in a way that exceeds their expectations. We combine our extensive Friction Stir Welding process experience, high-value engineering services and friction stir welding manufacturing expertise to bring our customers the absolute best service in meeting their fabrication and manufacturing needs.

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Our processes are proven….

  • Lower costs
  • Improved performance
  • Reduced life-cycle ownership and sustainment costs
  • Extend structural life of systems
  • Reduced time to manufacture and repair components

From small components through large panel fabrication we have experienced capability to do machining, friction stir welding, and fabrication all under one roof.

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Success by Design

At HFW “Success by Design” is not just a motto – it is how we do business. HFW uses a process-driven, methodical, repeatable approach to developing production, engineering and quality excellence. “Success by Design” is achieved by instilling quality in everything that we do; from initial project assessment to production to shipping and all the steps in-between.

Contact us to start customizing your solution

  • Rapid City, South Dakota
  • 1.605.343.3260
  • info@hfwsolutions.com

As the largest North American integrated aluminum solutions provider, we combine our extruding expertise with the world’s most advanced selection of aluminum welding, complex precision machining, and fabrication all under one roof.