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EWI Colorado – Capabilities and Services on the Front Range

Posted by | July 25 2017
EWI Colorado opened in the fall of 2016, unveiling our latest state-of-the-art lab and facility.  This center of excellence was established in partnership with the City of Loveland, the Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance (CAMA) and the State of Colorado to offer the region direct access to EWI’s full range of experts and provide expanded technical services and support to the manufacturing industry as a whole. The core technology focus of EWI Colorado is advanced process monitoring and quality measurement during development, manufacturing or in-service use. As with all EWI locations, the Loveland facility offers access to the entire EWI network of…

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EWI Welcomes New Member Tekna

Posted by | July 19 2017
We are pleased to introduce Tekna as a new  EWI member. Tekna is a  manufacturer of  turnkey plasma systems to develop and produce high yielding, advanced high-quality powders.      

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5 Ways to Reduce Manufacturing Costs Using Nondestructive Evaluation

Posted by | July 17 2017
Profitable growth and innovation requires finding new ways to reduce manufacturing costs. Advanced NDE and inspection techniques give manufacturers the ability to reduce waste, ensure quality faster, meet government and industry regulations, and more. EWI’s infographic, Five Ways to Reduce Manufacturing Costs Using Nondestructive Evaluation, illustrates the areas where manufacturers can find cost savings using the latest NDE techniques. The infographic also contains three mini case studies in successful implementation of NDE: Reducing material waste Reducing destructive test specimens for validation Automating for greater reliability and cost savings Download the Infographic If you would like to learn how EWI can…

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Manufacturing Trends Survey Available

Posted by | July 11 2017
EWI’s goal is to provide the best manufacturing solutions that allow companies to profitably achieve their highest goals. To be ready to meet industry’s future challenges, EWI works with manufacturers to identify their key concerns and the best areas in which to invest. To this end, we have created a survey to gauge the needs and trends of manufacturers in an increasingly competitive global marketplace. We invite you to share your feedback and help us determine the customized services that you would like us to offer. Providing your valuable input gives you a say as we continue to expand our…

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Why does metal vibrate differently than plastic?

Posted by | July 10 2017
EWI Applications Engineer Miranda Marcus recently answered a question posed on the Q&A website Quora.com, "Why does metal vibrate differently than plastic?" Her short essay, picked up online by Forbes.com, uses the spring and dashpot model to clearly illustrate how the materials react differently to applied force and the structural reasons for the reactions. To read "Why does metal vibrate differently than plastic?" and Miranda's answers to other technical questions on Quora, click here. To learn about EWI's capabilities in plastics joining, contact Miranda at mmarcus@ewi.org.            

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