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EWI’s Stan Ream Wins Patent for High-power, Reflective Focusing Optic

Posted on Apr 16th, 2014 - By Rebecca Gurk

Congratulations to EWI Laser Technology Leader Stan Ream who has been awarded a US patent for a newly developed high-power laser focusing…

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Meeting to Launch ALMMII Held at EWI

Posted on Apr 11th, 2014 - By Rebecca Gurk

On April 9th, EWI hosted the official kickoff meeting for the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute. Representatives from…

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A Re-consideration of AWS A5.29 on Self-Shielded FCAW Wires for Pipeline Welding

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014 - By Wesley Wang

Background Self-shielded flux-cored arc welding (SS-FCAW) wires have been used on oil&gas pipeline since last century. Back to the beginning of…

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EWI at ISA Expo in Buffalo on April 8th

Posted on Apr 7th, 2014 - By Rebecca Gurk

EWI will be exhibiting at the International Society of Automation (ISA) Tech Expo on Tuesday, April 8, from noon-6:00pm. The show will be held at the…

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EWI Grass-Roots Promotional Video on YouTube

Posted on Apr 4th, 2014 - By Steve Massey

Last week EWI had the first EWI ShipIt! Days. Employees were given 24-hours to do anything they wanted that wasn't related to their regular job. The…

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  • Welcome New EWI Member – Sierra Lobo Inc.
    Leah Kohr
    EWI would like to welcome Sierra Lobo to membership. Headquartered in Ohio, Sierra Lobo develops products and processes related to Cryogenic Fluid and Thermal Management Systems, Densified Propellant Management Systems, and Prototype Extreme Pressure and Temperature Systems.     &n...
  • EWI Working with NY State on Proposal for New Manufacturing Institute
    Rebecca Gurk
    WNY TO GEAR UP FOR MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE By James Fink, Buffalo Business First (7/10/13)   With more than 1,700 manufacturing-based companies in Western New York, local leaders believe an emphasis should be made on keeping the firms up-to-date on the latest technology and trends. ...
  • EWI Has The Best Studs in Town
    Rebecca Gurk
                 EWI has enhanced drawn arc stud welding with funding provided by the Center for Naval Shipbuilding Technology, a Navy ManTech Center of Excellence. The secret to this revolutionary patent-pending process enhancement is a fluxed ferrule that produces a drawn arc stud weld that is a...
  • Friction Stir Welding of 25-mm Thick Steel
    Brian Thompson
    At the forefront of research and development in Friction Stir Welding is the successful joining of high melting temperature materials such as steel. Recent studies have report significant costs savings when using FSW to join thicker section steel. While FSW typically travels slower than traditional...
  • Welding Automation for Heavy Fabrication
    Steve Massey
    More and more, robotic welding is becoming a viable option for use in heavy fabrication. The sophistication and capacity of modern robot systems is suitable for large structures which require multi-pass welds. Processes used for heavy fabrication such as preheating, gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flu...
  • Where are all the skilled welders?
    Jeremy Didion
    Where are all the skilled welders? As the US economy continues to recover, many of our clients are relying heavily on EWI welding technicians to fill their skills gap. Our welding technicians here at EWI are highly skilled welders and have many years of experience in the welding industry. EWI la...
  • Negative Influence of Computer Programming in Human’s Thinking Logic
    Wesley Wang
    Ever since the invention of computers, human’s thinking logic has been fundamentally changed. It directly results in changes of humans’ self-confidence, languages, and behaviors. Nowadays, people would like to program their activities, rules, codes, management and works as much as possible and stron...
  • Ultrasonic soldering for medical and other electronic devices
    Tim Frech
    Ultrasonic soldering a variant of traditional iron soldering, where instead of requiring a flux to chemically reduce the metals’ surface oxides, the ultrasonic vibration from the soldering iron produces cavitation bubbles in the liquid solder.   When the cavitation bubbles collapse, the mechanical m...
  • Friction Stir Welding at EWI
    James Cruz
    My name is James Cruz, and I'm an engineering manager here at EWI. One of the groups which I'm extremely fortunate to manage is a technology group called Friction Stir Welding (FSW). I can't tell you the thrill I felt when I read my buddy Eric's Facebook page last week and his status update read: "...
  • Nagarajan and Williams Join EWI Board of Directors
    Rebecca Gurk
    Columbus-based technology innovator EWI recently welcomed ITW’s Naga Nagarajan and OSU’s Dave Williams to its Board of Directors. The two members bring a broad range of relevant experiences to their new board appointments. EWI, the North American leader in advance materials joining and allied t...