Technologies/Capabilities

Additive Manufacturing
EWI leads the way in additive manufacturing by evaluating new processes, developing material property data, and innovating advancements for in-process quality monitoring and nondestructive inspection of complex 3D structures.
ewi-dca
With deep expertise in flexible automation, joining automation, machine vision, and automated inspection, EWI provides innovative, industry-driven automation solutions to enhance process efficiency, improve quality, and reduce operating costs.
arc-welding
EWI is redefining the limits of traditional arc welding processes while developing innovative techniques for adaptive welding, additive manufacturing, surfacing, and welding of high-performance materials to benefit all manufacturing sectors.
laser-processes
With materials expertise and advanced testing capabilities, EWI helps aerospace, automotive, and heavy manufacturers move new products to market faster and more efficiently.
friction-process
We leverage our unique friction welding and friction stir welding expertise and numerous patented innovations to provide EWI customers with solid-state, low-distortion solutions to efficiently join “unweldable” and dissimilar materials without compromising material properties.
laser-processes
As leading innovators in high-power optics, we push the development of efficient high-speed laser welding and provide commercial manufacturers with high-precision solutions for cladding, cutting, and coating removal.
materials-engineering
By leveraging EWI’s in-depth expertise in ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy, polymers, chemistry, and thermodynamics, manufacturers are able to solve fabrication challenges, develop new materials, and optimize designs for safety, strength, and reliability.
lab-servicesWith the resources to research, develop, and apply advanced manufacturing technologies quickly to both existing and new microjoining processes, EWI is able to meet the needs of a marketplace that continuously demands smaller, more dependable components and systems.
modeling-sim
We’ve developed state-of-the-art weld modeling and simulation techniques to help manufacturers understand complex thermal cycles, predict microstructures and resultant material properties, improve designs, and optimize weld-sequences more quickly and accurately than ever before.
nde-inspect
By applying our state-of-the-art equipment, innovative methods, and advanced mathematical modeling to facilitate inspection and assessment of complex materials and components, EWI stands at the forefront of advanced NDE techniques.
lab-services
With vast materials expertise, broad fusion and non-fusion joining capabilities, and years of shop-floor application experience, EWI’s plastics joining group offers manufacturers a variety of resources to help enhance flexibility and durability while reducing weight and improving efficiency.
resistance-processing
EWI combines deep expertise in resistance and solid-state welding technologies with materials science and controls engineering knowledge to support manufacturers in optimizing process parameters, embedding quality monitoring technology in existing control systems, and integrating state-of-the-art performance prediction methods.
soldering-brazing
In addition to deep knowledge of all process variations including lead-free soldering and vacuum brazing, EWI’s innovative ultrasonic soldering and brazing processes facilitate the bonding of previously problematic dissimilar joints such as ceramic to metal or metal to glass.
structural-integ
EWI offers customers structural integrity assessments and recommendations for metal structures based on material testing, design analysis, fabrication methods and loading conditions.
lab-services
With an extensive set of precision test equipment and a world-class engineering team, EWI is uniquely qualified to offer a full range of testing. Beyond traditional failure assessment, our experts seek out the root causes to help our customers manufacture the highest quality products.
ultrasonic-process
The EWI ultrasonics team leads the field in finding new ways to apply high-power ultrasound to manufacturing. Recent innovations in joining, tooling, and additive manufacturing have already contributed to cost savings, time savings, and worker safety throughout the industry.

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