By Rebecca Gurk
on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Metal 3D Printing.
EWI is pleased to announce the acquisition of its second EOS direct metal laser-sintering (DMLS™) system, an additive manufacturing (AM) technology with the capacity to fuse metal powder into 3D components. The newest addition to the EWI AM family is the EOS M290 DMLS System including EOSTATE MeltPool which delivers high-resolution data for process development andRead more
By Beth Sharb
on Friday, July 28th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Arc Welding, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Laser Processing, Microjoining, Welding Fundamentals.
EWI will offer its frequently requested “Fundamentals of Welding” class for professionals two more times in 2018. This five-day course, geared toward engineers and technicians, provides an overview of the various aspects of welding technology. The course is organized into modules discussing welding processes (arc, high-energy density, and non-arc), welding metallurgy and weldability, welding design and testingRead more
By Tom McGaughy
on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Arc Welding, Automotive, Composites Joining, Dissimilar Metals Joining, EWI – Company, Forming, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Microjoining, Plastics Joining, Soldering and Brazing.
EWI and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently completed an exhaustive, two-year study to identify and prioritize technology development needs in materials joining and forming technologies and provide key recommendations to increase competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing. This study — possibly the most in-depth national review and assessment of these essential manufacturing capabilities conducted toRead more
By Frank Medina
on Monday, June 26th, 2017 in Additive Manufacturing, EWI – Company, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Innovation, Materials Engineering, Metal 3D Printing, Metal Composites, NDE and Inspection.
In 2010, EWI established the Additive Manufacturing Consortium (AMC) as a national consortium of industry, government, academic, and non-profit research organizations. The AMC’s mission is to accelerate and advance the manufacturing readiness of metal AM technology. The specific goals of the AMC are to: 1) foster technical interchange by presenting timely case studies and currentRead more
By Christine Filippetti
on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 in Consumer Electronics, Control Technologies, Defense, Government, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Technology.
We are pleased to announce that Optonicus is a new member of EWI. The company, headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, is focused on the research, development, and marketing of intelligent optical systems used by commercial and government organizations. The company’s INFOCO product family of intelligent fiber collimators and arrays is used to improve performance for atmospheric imaging, laser communications,Read more
By Evgueni Todorov
on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, In-Process Monitoring, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, NDE and Inspection.
EWI has developed, integrated, and demonstrated a prototype electromagnetic/eddy current (EC) system for layer-by-layer monitoring of metal additive manufacturing (AM) processes
By Lindsey Lindamood
on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 in Aerospace, First Time Quality, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Laser Processing, NDE and Inspection, Technology Innovation, Ultrasonic Processes.
Laser ultrasonic testing (LUT) is a powerful inspection technology capable of detecting flaws such as cracks and delaminations while simultaneously determining material density and elastic properties. While LUT has traditionally been used for aerospace applications and with structural composites, advances in the technology now make it well-suited to an array of other industry applications. ARead more
By Rebecca Gurk
on Monday, January 16th, 2017 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Defense, EWI – Company, First Time Quality, Heavy Manufacturing, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Metal 3D Printing, Space Exploration, Technology Innovation.
New article by EWI Applications Engineer Mahdi Jamshidinia describes the use of a photodetector to identify and quantify cross-contamination during laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF), as well as the use of computed tomography (CT) and metallurgical analysis to verify predictions of part quality.
By Darlene Kerr
on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 in Aerospace, EWI – Company, EWI Published Papers, Heavy Industry, Laser Processing, Technology Innovation.
EWI Technology Leader Stan Ream has published an article in Industrial Laser Solutions magazine, “Laser System Strips Paint from Full-size Aircraft,” Find out how a new, commercial application uses laser paint stripping as a cost-effective alternative to the hazardous, environmentally unfriendly, current practices for military and commercial aircraft depainting. The article is available online at the IndustrialRead more
By Rebecca Gurk
on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 in Aerospace, Automotive, EWI – Company, Laser Processing, Materials Engineering, Oil & Gas.
EWI has been featured in the July/August 2016 issue of LIA TODAY, the official newsletter of the Laser Institute of America. The profile, “EWI: A Tradition of Manufacturing Innovation,” appears on page 20 of the issue. To read the full article, click here.