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Go even bigger and wider with FSW

FSW is the technology of choice for large lightweight components.

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Lightweight and strong at the same time

Take advantage of all the benefits of using big profiles and add to that the option of joining these large structural extrusions into even bigger panels using Friction Stir Welding (FSW) technology.

Larger, yet flat. Lightweight, yet robust

  • Superior tolerances which ensure fewer complexities when it comes to welding panels and components for rolling-stock industrial structures.
  • Superior tolerances which ensure efficient deck panels and other marine structures.
  • Reducing man hours per tonne by saving significant of metres of welding.
  • Significant weight savings from optimized profile and structural component layout.
  • Kitting out of complete panels ready for installation.
  • Increased design flexibility.
  • Dramatically reduced project period.
  • Lightweight and strong at the same time.

And these are just few of the ways Hydro can help to increase your productivity, cut your costs, and optimize structural design.

BIG and Wide profiles made in Benelux