Ultrasonic Metal Foil Additive Manufacturing Explained

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Manufacturing Innovation, Metal 3D Printing, Metal Composites, Ultrasonic Processes. No Comments

Ultrasonic metal foil additive manufacturing is a technology that was pioneered by Fabrisonic, an affiliate of EWI. It uses ultrasonic welding to build up metal parts layer by layer – a low-temperature, solid-state process that can produce 3D-printed parts as large as 6’ x 6’ square. Recently, Fabrisonic President Mark Norfolk gave a terrific explanationRead more

Advancements in EWI DeepTIG™ for Higher Productivity GTAW – New Paper

By Rebecca Gurk on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Arc Welding, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Technology Innovation. No Comments

For some time, EWI DeepTIG has been available in specialized flux formulas for carbon steel, stainless steel, and nickel-based alloys. Now, a more user-friendly version of the product, EWI DeepTIG wire, is also available and can be used like any other welding filler metal. The advantage is that penetration can be increased 250%-300% compared to conventional welds made with solid wire.

Exciting News from EWI in New York and Colorado

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, First Time Quality, Flexible Automation, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Metal 3D Printing, NDE and Inspection, Technology Innovation. No Comments

EWI, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has been helping manufacturers innovate since 1984. In recent years, we’ve expanded to two new locations, giving our customers throughout the country greater access to our technology, resources, and manufacturing services. Lately, our New York and Colorado facilities have been making headlines. Buffalo Manufacturing Works, our first expansion location, openedRead more

Recently Published: Improving Productivity in an Ultrasonic-Assisted Drilling Vertical Machining Center

By Christine Filippetti on Thursday, April 19th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, Ultrasonic Processes. No Comments

EWI Graduate Fellow, Amin Moghaddas, along with EWI colleagues, Matt Short, Nick Wiley, Karl Graff, and an OSU co-author were recently published in the March 2018 issue of the Journal of Manufacturing Science & Engineering. “Improving Productivity in an Ultrasonic-Assisted Drilling Vertical Machining Center,” focuses on transitioning the ultrasonic-assisted drilling (UAD) process from a laboratoryRead more

EWI and Auburn University-NASA tapped for New ASTM Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

EWI and Auburn University-NASA have been co-selected to run ASTM’s new AM Center of Excellence. The organizations and their partners will work to create a global innovation hub that advances technical standards, related R&D, education and training, and more.

Notes from the Winter 2018 AMC Meeting

By Rutuja Samant on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Defense, EWI – Company, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering. No Comments

The Additive Manufacturing Consortium (AMC) held its 2018 Winter Meeting February 7-9 in Phoenix, AZ. The meeting was jointly hosted by Honeywell and Raytheon with over 140 consortium members and invited guests in attendance. The 3-day event featured tours of Arizona State University’s (ASU) material characterization labs hosted by Dr. Nikhilesh Chawla and of Honeywell’s newly openedRead more

EWI Welcomes New Member J.M. Canty

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Dissimilar Metals Joining, EWI – Company, Heavy Industry. No Comments

J.M. Canty, Inc. is a process engineering company with facilities in Buffalo (NY) and Dublin (Ireland). This new EWI member manufactures lighting, sight glasses, cameras, sight flow indicators, quick opening closures, glass to metal seals, vision-based process control systems, and particles sizing systems for a variety of industries including the pharmaceutical, cement, oil & gas,Read more