New Paper — Vehicle Electrification: Analysis of Current Challenges
The electrification of automobiles, trucks, and busses – once considered a technology related primarily to the manufacturing and assembly of batteries – now affects nearly every aspect of today’s vehicles. As the demand for vehicle electrification rapidly increases, manufacturing engineers face an array of engineering challenges. To help manufacturers deploy new concepts more efficiently, EWI […]
Microstructural Evolution in IN718 Produced by L-PBF Additive Manufacturing — new paper
The additive manufacturing (AM) process laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF) is applied frequently to build complex, shaped parts. The process uses a laser beam to melt metallic powders which are then deposited layer by layer. As the range of metals and alloys for L-PBF continues to expand, the characteristics of these new materials need to […]
New EWI Guide to the Challenges of Vehicle Electrification
As the demand for electric and hybrid electric vehicles continues to increase, automotive OEMs and suppliers face an array of engineering challenges. Every major system in a car – from battery to wire harness through powertrain – is affected by the transition. Methods of welding, joining, testing, and inspection all must be re-evaluated as newer, […]
Magna Cosma International Joins EWI Membership
EWI welcomes Magna Cosma International to membership. The global company provides a comprehensive range of metal body systems, components, assemblies and modules, including complete vehicle frames, with the goal of bringing lightweight and innovative products to market. Headquartered in Canada, the organization has locations throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
EWI Surface Engineering Survey Reveals Need for More R&D
At EWI, we engage with various industries through our broad client base. We see, first hand, the diversity of challenges faced by manufacturers in all sectors. As a result, our engineering teams have the opportunity to participate in a diversity of technology development projects and provide innovative manufacturing solutions across industry. EWI also works proactively […]
EWI Forming Center Associates Publish Three New Papers from IDDRG
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 Forming […]
EWI Surveys Automotive Industry on Vehicle Electrification
Vehicle electrification is not the wave of the future – it’s the wave of the present! With approximately 2 million electric vehicles in use globally today and estimates of up to 20 million on the road by 2020, the manufacture of electric and hybrid-electric vehicles (EVs and HEVs) is top of mind for automotive OEMs […]
EWI Technology Leaders to Speak at Upcoming BEVA, ILC Meetings
Two of EWI’s technology specialists will be featured speakers at conferences in September: EWI Senior Technology Advisor Stan Ream will present “Challenges and Constraints in Laser Application Development and Deployment” on Wednesday, September 12 at the Industrial Laser Conference. The event is co-located with the IMTS 2018 conference in Chicago, September 10-15. For more details, […]
ARM (Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing) Joins EWI Membership
ARM (Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing), a Manufacturing USA® institute, has recently joined EWI membership. ARM accelerates the advancement of transformative robotic technologies and education to grow U.S. global manufacturing competitiveness. Founded in January 2017 by Carnegie Mellon University, ARM operates as a separate non-profit member collaborative.
Fuel Cell Energy Joins EWI Membership
Fuel Cell Energy, Inc. delivers fuel cell solutions configured for the supply, recovery, and storage of energy. The company provides services including the design and installation of projects as well as long-term operation and maintenance of fuel cell systems. With corporate offices in Danbury, CT, Fuel Cell Energy has manufacturing locations in North America, South Korea and Germany.