ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Announces First Round of R&D Projects

By Rebecca Gurk on Monday, October 22nd, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, In-Process Monitoring, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

Global standards developer ASTM International has announced its first round of funding to support research that will help catalyze the development of needed standards in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. This investment of $300,000 and in-kind contributions will help partners in the ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence address pressing technical informationRead more


EWI Welcomes Delta TechOps to Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 in Aerospace, EWI – Company, Lightweighting, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Design, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Delta TechOps, a division of Delta Air Lines, is a new EWI member. The company operates full-service aviation maintenance and service to its fleet of more than 750 aircraft along with maintenance for more than 150 other operators. The company’s comprehensive services include technical training, engineering support, line maintenance services, inventoryRead more


Introducing EWI’s New Inspection Development and Deployment Service

By Shaun Freed on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, First Time Quality, In-Process Monitoring, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

Is your company challenged by costly destructive testing, new product designs that are difficult to inspect, productivity loss due to quarantined or scrapped materials, a high level of human error, or a lack inspection expertise? EWI recently introduced a new service for Inspection Development and Deployment. This offering is specifically designed to meet customers’ needs forRead more


EWI is Partner in New Alliance to Promote Advanced Material and AM Development

By Rick Gardner on Friday, July 27th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing Innovation, Materials Engineering, Modeling & Simulation, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

EWI is among the founding partners of the new Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing Infrastructure Development and Education Alliance (AMIDE). The alliance, announced this week by Vartega and the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association, was formed by a group of industry and academic partners as the result of a grant from the Colorado Office of Economic DevelopmentRead more


Methods of Polymer Weld Quality Evaluation — New Paper

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Composites Joining, EWI – Company, First Time Quality, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

There are many options available for evaluating the quality of polymer welds. It can be a challenge to select the best one for your application. Yet, choosing the appropriate evaluation method is an essential step in the development and production maintenance of a welding process. Recently EWI conducted research to compare several quantitative and qualitative polymer weld quality evaluationRead more


EWI Capabilities to Support the Midstream Pipeline Industry — New Paper

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 in Advanced Energy, In-Process Monitoring, Modeling & Simulation, NDE and Inspection, Oil & Gas, Testing Services. No Comments

Since our founding in 1984, EWI has supported the midstream pipeline industry through developing nondestructive examination tools, specialized testing and computer modeling approaches to support construction, repair, and integrity assessment of critical pipeline systems, materials engineering, and welding process expertise. EWI Senior Technology Advisor Tom McGaughy has written EWI Capabilities to Support the Midstream Pipeline Industry which outlines recentRead more


Exciting News from EWI in New York and Colorado

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, First Time Quality, Flexible Automation, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Metal 3D Printing, NDE and Inspection, Technology Innovation. No Comments

EWI, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has been helping manufacturers innovate since 1984. In recent years, we’ve expanded to two new locations, giving our customers throughout the country greater access to our technology, resources, and manufacturing services. Lately, our New York and Colorado facilities have been making headlines. Buffalo Manufacturing Works, our first expansion location, openedRead more


How Advanced Quality Systems Increase Throughput and Reduce Time to Market

By Shaun Freed on Monday, March 19th, 2018 in NDE and Inspection. No Comments

As manufacturing margins shrink and consumers continue to demand high-quality products that can last a lifetime, advanced quality systems are helping manufacturers maintain a competitive edge. Shifting from post-production quality testing and inspection to in-line, automated quality system technologies integrated throughout the product lifecycle results in smarter designs, reduced costs, improved productivity, increased efficiency andRead more


New Paper – Unique Visual Inspections Solutions in Applied R&D

By Christine Filippetti on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 in First Time Quality, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

EWI has been at the forefront of tackling complicated inspection issues for customers by innovating on commercially available inspection and vision systems. Principal Engineer Connie Reichert LaMorte discusses three specialized adaptations to standard systems that were developed at EWI to solve novel inspection problems.