The facility participates in EU-funded programmes, as well as leading joint industry projects and consultancy projects for UK and overseas engineering companies in the aerospace, oil and gas, and power generation sectors.
We have managed and participated in many successful projects; a few are listed below.
ChipCheck – Development of novel X-ray inspection system for fast automated detection of counterfeit PCB components
FlexiRiser Test – Development of novel ‘underwater’ digital radiography techniques, sensors and systems for the volumetric examination of offshore flexible risers and flow lines
SafeRail – Development of novel inspection systems for railway wheelsets
QuaLiTi – Development of novel quality control system for the inspection of titanium components in safety-critical applications in the aerospace sector
HEDRad – Development of novel digital computed radiography technology using high-energy radiation for the volumetric examination of large-scale components
SHeMS – A lightweight structural health monitoring system
NozzleInspect – Autonomous robot for automated inspection of nozzle welds
TWI Ltd Wales
Harbourside Business Park
Tel: + 44 (0)1639 873100