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Case Studies

Here is a range of case studies demonstrating how TWI has helped Industrial Members over the years:

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577Acoustic emission solution for structural health monitoring of wind turbine blades
576AEROPLAN – disseminates best practice in aerospace composites repair, monitoring and validation
575DashWin – Automated on-site inspection of wind turbine blades
574Frequency scanning testing of armour wire provides data for improved fatigue design
571Full-scale resonance testing of subsea connectors to predict fatigue capacity
570Development of phased array ultrasonic testing inspection system for testing solid railway axles
569REsidual Stress and structural Integrity Studies using Thermography (RESIST)
568Management of ageing study provides new risk-based inspection strategy for life extension of offshore assets
567Ten years of support to the Karachaganak Plant
566European expertise leads to the development of environmentally friendly coatings
565Teletest Permamount - guiding the wave ofinnovation
564RailSAFT – Ultrasonic inspection of cast austenitic-manganese steel railway crossings
563Alnmaritec evaluates friction stir welding for deck plate construction
562Friction welding is the key technology in developing and manufacturing flexible medical instruments
561TWI successfully completes development of two automated digital X-ray radiography inspection systems for different applications
560TWI drives new technology to build a 3D printing platform for the medical and aerospace sectors
559High temperature carburisation trials enable optimisation of manufacturing procedures in an aggressive environment
558Solvent technology helps the Tate Modern to restore a vandalised work of art
557Innovative additive laser repair technology used in restoration of iconic WW2 Spitfire aircraft
556Selective laser melting technology to develop an economical manufacturing process for customised medical implants
555New RAILECT prototype achieves compatibility with main UK and European rail profiles
554SignaStir project provides the first in-process inspection system for friction stir welding
553OGN to introduce wind turbine jacket manufacturing capabilities in Wallsend
552SpotTrack: a spot weld inspection device ready for field trials
551Potential of thick-section multi-pass laser welding in high-volume production of offshore wind turbine jackets
550Fast access to metals and consumables data – MI-21 celebrates over ten years of successful operation
549 Development of novel X-ray inspection system to detect counterfeit component
548Investigation of liquid metal damaged pipe provides confidence to Quartzelec
547Project sees TWI and partners providing engineering support to the ITER nuclear fusion reactor
546Increased confidence in new build design of pipelines
545Welding processes recommended to automotive Member
544Increased support to Members with new linear friction welding machine
543Ceramics provide a new way to manufacture precision products
541Mobile technology provides flexible solution for multi-pass EB welding
540Delivering best practice training in offshore wind farm technology to Taiwan
539Guidance and advice on upper shelf Charpy-fracture toughness correlations for EDF Energy
537Independent quality assessment of power plant components reveals multiple defects
536Low temperature diffusion bonding of aluminosilicate ceramic pieces
535Cold spray evaluation programme success with Ansaldo Energia
532Phased array ultrasonic technique speeds up examination of aluminothermic rail welds
531Economic harnessing of river and tidal energy
530TestPEP project success provides a method of inspecting welded joints in plastic pipes
528Powerweave - Energy revolution – Fibres generating and storing energy
527Failure analysis on a surgical instrument – multiple tests determine cause of failure
526Full-scale testing of a ‘Rocksteady’ position mooring connector
525Successful inspection beyond pipe bends using Teletest®
524Support with review and evaluation of welding procedure specifications and procedure qualification records
523Dynamic gastric models built for the Institute of Food Research
522Cassini space probe to Titan
521Cold spray enables welding of crack-sensitive alloys