Our Materials Engineering & Technology team underpins and supports all other EWI technology groups. By understanding the impact of a given process on the resultant properties, our technologists help customers optimize designs for safety, strength, and reliability – and they push the envelope to develop new and smarter materials.

The team has expertise in chemistry, ferrous metallurgy, non-ferrous metallurgy, polymers, and thermodynamics. They work with composites, plastics, ceramics, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, utilize innovative technologies, including scanning electron microscopy, optical microscopy, 2D hardness mapping, infrared spectroscopy, and more.

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