It creates forge-quality welded joints and can replicate part-to-part joint consistency. It also joins hard-to-weld materials including aluminum, high-carbon steel, ceramics, bronze, and copper. The process is said to be fast, clean, and safe, with no consumables required. The system can be designed as a stand-alone machine, put into a work cell, or be part of a processing line.

Coldwater Machine Co., 911 N. Second St., Coldwater, OH 45828, (419) 678-4877, www.coldwatermachine.com