EWI Attending DMC 2018 in Nashville, TN

By Heidi Wilson on Monday, November 26th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Arc Welding, Defense, Dissimilar Metals Joining, EWI – Company, Government, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Lightweighting, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Design, Space Exploration. No Comments

EWI is pleased to return to the Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) taking place December 3-6 at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN. During the technical program, EWI Senior Technology Advisor Larry Brown will present “Cold Spray Development Opportunities and Applications for DOD,” Thursday, December 6 from 1:30-2:00pm. In addition, Mark Norfolk, President of EWI affiliateRead more


EWI Forming Center Associates Publish Three New Papers from IDDRG

By Rebecca Gurk on Monday, October 29th, 2018 in Aerospace, Automotive, Forming. No Comments

Three associates in the EWI Forming Center recently published papers in the IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. These papers were presented at  the International Deep Drawing Research Group 37th Annual Conference, June 2018, in Waterloo, Ontario. Tom Feister, Applications Engineer, Failure Predictions in Warm Forming of 7075-T6 Aluminum Structural Parts Hyunok Kim, EWI FormingRead more


EWI Welcomes Delta TechOps to Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 in Aerospace, EWI – Company, Lightweighting, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Design, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Delta TechOps, a division of Delta Air Lines, is a new EWI member. The company operates full-service aviation maintenance and service to its fleet of more than 750 aircraft along with maintenance for more than 150 other operators. The company’s comprehensive services include technical training, engineering support, line maintenance services, inventoryRead more


EWI Welcomes EaglePicher Technologies to Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Monday, August 27th, 2018 in Advanced Energy, Aerospace, Defense, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Medical Devices. No Comments

EWI is pleased to welcome EaglePicher Technologies to membership. In business for over one hundred years, the company is a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, aerospace, and medical industries. Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, EaglePicher Technologies also provide custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices and custom power solutions.


Ninth International EWI/TWI Aerospace Seminar to be held September 26-27 in Buffalo

By Beth Sharb on Thursday, August 16th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Defense, Space Exploration. No Comments

The Ninth International EWI/TWI Aerospace Seminar will be held Wednesday, September 26 and Thursday, September 27 at the Embassy Suites in Buffalo, NY, at the Avant Hotel & Conference Center. Our industrial sponsor and cohost with EWI will be Moog Space and Defense Group (Moog Inc.) in East Aurora, NY. The seminar’s agenda features presentations from EWI, TWI, Oerlikon, Moog, Boeing, and many more. SessionsRead more


CoorsTek joins EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 in Advanced Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Government, Heavy Industry, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Materials Engineering, Medical Devices, Microjoining. No Comments

CoorsTek, manufactures custom ceramic components for industries, including automotive, semiconductor, defense & aerospace, energy, and more. Headquartered in Golden, Colorado, CoorsTek has over 50 locations worldwide.


How to Develop Additive Manufacturing Process Parameters for Your Product

By John Conway on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

There is no “machinist handbook” for creating products with metal additive manufacturing (AM). With seven distinct AM process categories, an expanding base of compatible materials, and a wide range of process inputs, there is no one-size-fits-all way to figure out the right process parameters for a part. How can manufacturers get the help they needRead more


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


EWI Welcomes Federal-Mogul as New Member

By Heidi Wilson on Friday, May 11th, 2018 in Aerospace, Automotive, EWI – Company, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

EWI is pleased to welcome Federal-Mogul LLC as a new member. The global supplier of products and solutions to manufacturers of automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty and off-highway vehicles, as well as in power generation, aerospace, marine, rail and industrial, operates with two business divisions. Federal-Mogul Powertrain focuses on original equipment powertrain products for automotive, heavy-dutyRead more


EWI to Launch New Aerospace Forming Consortium in May

By Beth Sharb on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 in Aerospace, EWI – Company, Forming, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Space Exploration. No Comments

The aerospace industry increasingly experiences needs for new materials applications, such as fiber-metal laminates/metal-matrix composites and new aluminum/titanium/nickel alloys. A major challenge for the aerospace industry is to ensure that product manufacturing processes are adaptable enough to handle these new materials. The challenge is also to integrate these new materials technologies with existing forming processesRead more