The EWI Forming Center focuses specifically on sheet metal forming and forging processes. Its mission is to develop and advance innovative metal forming processes and provide a technology and knowledge base to industry.
In collaboration with The Ohio State University’s Center for Precision Forming (OSU-CPF) and supported by unparalleled onsite resources, the EWI Forming Center serves as a nexus of applied research and thought leadership. EWI’s expanded services help customers optimize designs and materials forming processes for specific applications. The recent addition of a 160-ton forming press offers high-impact material forming solutions to our customers. This new enhancement builds upon EWI’s existing extensive capabilities for materials testing and characterization, non-destructive evaluation, as well as forming process modeling and simulation. Together, these capabilities create an unmatched combination of expertise. With our deep knowledge base and state-of-the-art lab facilities, the EWI Forming Center provides innovative solutions in an increasingly important technology.
Viscous Pressure Bulge (VPB) Test for the Sheet Material Properties
RCD Test – EWI Forming Center
Friends of the Center
Friends of the EWI Forming Center is a no-fee association of industry stakeholders geared toward encouraging familiarity among center participants, incubating joint project work, and understanding the needs of the market. When you attend a Forming Center workshop, your organization can become a Friend at no charge. Benefits include semi-annual workshops to share non-proprietary research results with interested partners in the industrial metal forming community, opportunities to communicate and share information with interested companies and individuals through Forming Center website, quarterly email updates of the Forming Center’s activities and articles, and technical reports on Joint Industry Projects for the participating companies with direct or indirect support. Requirements for being a Friend include participating in Forming Center workshops, completing periodic surveys, and approving the use of your company logo on the EWI Forming Center website.
For more information about the EWI Forming Center, contact Ron Brown, EWI Forming Center Director, at email@example.com or 614.688.5085: Dr. Taylan Altan, EWI Forming Center Chairman, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614.292.5063; or Dr. Hyunok Kim, EWI Forming Center Technical Director, at email@example.com or 614.688.5239. More information about EWI.