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Free-to-Access eBooks for TWI Members

Tue, 29 June, 2021

TWI’s library service has been serving the needs of our Industrial and Professional Members for decades, with a unique collection of resources that bring together global knowledge on materials, joining and integrity.

This offering includes a range of eBooks, which are feely available for all of our Members to access online.

The eBooks cover areas including welding process fundamentals, welding metallurgy, effects of hydrogen on materials, corrosion, fracture mechanics, fatigue, additive manufacturing, spraying, materials reference books, and more.

Accessing TWI’s eBooks Library

Accessing our eBooks library online is free and easy – just follow these steps:

  • If you haven’t already done so, you will need to register and then login with your account on the TWI website
  • Once logged in, follow this link (, from where you can click on ‘eBooks’ to begin browsing the online collection. This will automatically provide you with up to two hours of reading time as part of your membership with TWI

You can also access longer reading times and additional features, such as the ability to download and print chapters for free with your TWI membership.

To access these additional features you would need to register on the ProQuest eBook platform that hosts the service online. You can register for this increased access, via TWI, at this link.

If you have any problems or queries with using the service, you can contact our library team by emailing


For more information please email: