By Beth Sharb
on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 in Arc Welding, Automotive, EWI – Company, Forming, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Membership, Modeling & Simulation.
We are pleased to welcome Nucor-Yamato Steel Company as new EWI member. Formed in 1987 with the goal of operating a steel mini-mill to manufacturing wide-flange beams, Nucor-Yamato Steel now has the capacity to produce over 2.5 million tons per year of not only wide-flange beams, but also H-piling, sheet piling, standard I-beams, channels, andRead more
By Rebecca Gurk
on Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 in Aerospace, Automotive, Events, EWI – Company, Forming, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering.
The EWI Forming Center is focused on developing innovative forming processes, tooling, and equipment to increase the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers, and strives to provide a valuable technology, knowledge, and training base for industry. Since its launch in 2012, the Center has conducted a number of innovative research projects, and has continuously grown its capabilities.Read more
By Rebecca Gurk
on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, First Time Quality, Forming, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Innovation, Mechanical Design, Modeling & Simulation.
Many manufacturers use bulk metal forming processes such as forging and extrustion to produce complex metal components. Finite element analysis (FEA) can be used to model bulk metal-forming processes. These simulations provide information that is difficult or impossible to obtain from experimental trials, and can determine whether part defects such as unfill and laps willRead more
By Paul Blomquist
on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Automation, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Defense, Events, Flexible Automation, Forming, Government, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology.
EWI’s array of technical capabilities and equipment combined with unparalleled process development expertise provide a clear competitive advantage for defense manufacturers seeking to address rising challenges. No other technology innovation center offers as broad a suite of centralized services for manufacturing companies looking to improve and optimize their production processes. For a look into thisRead more
By Beth Sharb
on Friday, October 28th, 2016 in Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Forming, Government, Heavy Manufacturing, Materials Engineering.
On October 12-13, EWI welcomed nearly 100 participants for the annual EWI Forming Center Workshop on Advanced Sheet Metal Forming Technology. Presented in conjunction with The Ohio State University Center for Precision Forming, the workshop included 10 technical presentations and exhibitors. EWI Forming Center members and guests enjoyed a full day of presentations on Thursday,Read more