A Big Week at EWI for Additive Manufacturing

By Shawn Kelly on Friday, March 18th, 2016 in Additive Manufacturing, Aerospace, Arc Welding, Corporate Blog, Defense, Featured, Heavy Industry, Laser Processing, Materials Engineering. No Comments

BIG things are happening with EWI’s Additive Manufacturing Team — just in the past seven days: On March 11th, EWI gave a presentation on arc-based directed energy deposition process at the “Additive Manufacturing for Large Scale Metals” Workshop hosted by Oak Ridge National Lab at the Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility.  The objective of this workshopRead more


Boy Scout Welding Badge Clinic hosted by EWI and OSU’s Welding Engineering Program

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 in Arc Welding, Corporate Blog, Materials Engineering. No Comments

On Saturday, March 5th, EWI and OSU’s Welding Engineering program hosted an 8-hour Boys Scout Welding Merit Badge clinic. The participants received hands-on instruction in gas metal arc welding and were coached and evaluated on their welding skill using the Lincoln Electric RealWeld System. They also learned about thermal cutting and non-arc welding processes, first aid,Read more


Auto Manufacturing Trends for 2016 and Beyond

By Jon Jennings on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 in Arc Welding, Automotive, Corporate Blog, Materials Engineering. No Comments

With each passing year, the challenge of meeting the 2025 CAFE standards becomes more and more pressing. In order to reach the mandated 54.5 mpg, as well as increased safety regulations, automakers will have to make strong advances in the joining and forming of lightweight materials. EWI’s new infographic overview, Automotive Manufacturing Trends: Meeting theRead more


EWI to Operate New Navy ManTech Center of Excellence with SCRA

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 in Additive Manufacturing, Arc Welding, Corporate Blog, Defense, Featured, Friction Process, Government, Heavy Industry. No Comments

SCRA Applied R&D has announced that it will be partnering with EWI to operate and manage the Navy Metalworking Center, a U.S. Navy Manufacturing Technologies (ManTech) Center of Excellence chartered by the Office of Naval Research (ONR). Specifically, EWI will provide technical expertise and support for the Center’s project development and management activities. EWI’s Paul BlomquistRead more


AweSim-EWI Project Chosen for Department of Energy Program

By Rebecca Gurk on Friday, February 19th, 2016 in Aerospace, Arc Welding, Automotive, Corporate Blog, Defense, Energy, Heavy Industry. No Comments

  The AweSim program at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) and EWI have been selected to develop one of 10 national industry projects under the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) program. AweSim and EWI will partner with Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL) to develop a cloud-based advanced welding simulationRead more


Weld Failure Analysis: A Case Study — a new article from EWI

By Rebecca Gurk on Thursday, February 11th, 2016 in Arc Welding, Corporate Blog, Energy, Heavy Industry, Modeling Simulation, Oil & Gas. No Comments

  Safety in the oil and gas industry  is a primary concern as operators advance into challenging new environments. Failure analysis techniques allow experts to identify the root cause(s) of failures and provide recommendations to prevent a recurrence. With decades of industrial and research experience in welding, materials, and metallurgical engineering, EWI engineers have conducted extensiveRead more