Recently Published: Brazing Process Promises Rapid Processing of Laminated Thin-Metal Panels

By Darlene Kerr on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 in Corporate Blog. No Comments

EWI Technology Leader Jerry Gould was published in the March 2015 issue of Welding Journal.   In his article (with co-author Doug Cox), “Brazing Process Promises Rapid Processing of Laminated Thin-Metal Panels,” the authors detail a prototype manufacturing technology that may become an important addition to the automotive and other high-volume industries.  CellTech Metals with EWI is developing a new generation of sandwichedRead more

EWI Congratulates Its 2014 Inventors

By Michelle Laverty on Friday, March 20th, 2015 in Corporate Blog, Events. No Comments

On March 11, EWI held its first-ever Inventor Recognition Luncheon in honor of 20 creative colleagues who submitted new invention reports, filed patent applications, or were awarded patents in 2014. Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Chris Conrardy offered thanks and kudos to the innovators for their work which ranged from a new systems for additive manufacturing to an automated repairRead more

Increasing Fuel Economy through Lightweighting: An Overview

By Mark Yadach on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 in Corporate Blog. No Comments

In 2012, the government finalized Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards mandating that cars and light-duty trucks reach 54.5 mpg by 2025. That attractive figure nearly doubles average gas mileage for today’s vehicles, but how can automakers reliably meet this lofty goal in just ten years? Our new overview, Increasing Fuel Economy through Lightweighting, takesRead more

International Institute of Welding to meet at EWI in April

By Ian Harris on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 in Corporate Blog, exclude, Secondary. No Comments

  EWI and ITW Miller Hobart  are pleased to announce that we will host a Joint Intermediate Meeting of the International Institute of Welding (IIW) in Columbus, Ohio, April 8-10. The IIW is an international group, represented by engineers, academics and scientists from over 50 countries, that meets to further the science and application of weldingRead more

Basicity Index of Welding Fluxes

By Wesley Wang on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 in Arc Welding, Corporate Blog. No Comments

By definition, the basicity index (B.I.) of a flux or slag is calculated from the following equation: For welding consumables with a flux component, it is important to clarify the concepts of flux and slag. A flux can be a raw material that contains different types of oxides, fluorides, etc.; it also can be aRead more

EWI VP Matson Featured in Columbus Business First

By Beth Sharb on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 in Corporate Blog, Featured. No Comments

Mark Matson, Vice President of Human Resources, was recently named as one of the top twenty “People to Know in HR” by Columbus Business First magazine. In his profile, Mark commented on his passion for human resources and offered some tips to job seekers on resumes and interviews. He also spoke about EWI’s unique positionRead more

Microjoining—Meeting big challenges on a small scale

By Dale Robinson on Monday, March 16th, 2015 in Corporate Blog. No Comments

Manufacturing electronic devices with materials only microns in thickness is no small task. Due to the challenges that come with the miniaturization of these devices and their components—the joining of dissimilar, often delicate materials, for example—it is crucial to develop joining processes that are reliable and repeatable. Each application calls for a different approach, andRead more

Buffalo Manufacturing Works: Front Page News

By Elaine Pelz on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 in Corporate Blog, Featured. No Comments

Once again, EWI is setting the standard for advanced manufacturing innovation, and getting front-page news coverage for it. “Innovation for the local manufacturing economy is going to be the platform that progress is built upon,” said Michael Ulbrich, leader of EWI’s operations in New York. He was talking about the $45 million manufacturing research centerRead more