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TWI technology used for ground-breaking SpaceX flight
Tuesday 6 February 2018 saw another milestone for space exploration with the launch of Falcon Heavy from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. The craft is the most powerful operational rocket in the world and uses technology pioneered by TWI.
09 February 2018
Collaborative CROWN project commended for offshore wind corrosion work
TWI has partnered with LIC Energy, EDF Energy and Ørsted, along with Wilton Engineering Services, Universal Coatings and Metallisation to work on a 12 month project to investigate low-cost corrosion management for offshore wind turbines.
02 February 2018
Addressing advances in laser additive manufacturing - focus on software development
New advances in laser additive manufacturing have prompted TWI to develop software to manage the process for a growing number of applications.
30 January 2018
TWI pioneers 'invisible weld' process
TWI has pioneered a new 'invisible weld' process for Linear Friction Welding (LFW) that can blur evidence of the join line when welding titanium alloy.
26 January 2018
Offering expertise to tackle knife crime epidemic
Materials and welding consumables experts at TWI have offered their knowledge to help an initiative to tackle knife crime in London.
23 January 2018
TWI experts launch new sour corrosion training course for 2018
Our latest course, which is designed around TWI's world-leading expertise in the field of sour service corrosion and industry-led demand is now open for registration. TWI's new two-day course will take place on 21-22 March in Cambridge, UK.
22 January 2018
A leadership and management MSc specifically for the engineering world
Tailoring your leadership and management skills to the specific needs of an engineering workplace - that is what NSIRC offers with its new MSc courses in Engineering Leadership and Management.
18 January 2018
Investigating the use of lasers for nuclear decommissioning
Nuclear decommissioning challenges exist the world over and require innovative approaches to ensure safe and cost effective dismantling of high hazard nuclear facilities.
15 January 2018
Armourers and Brasiers' academic achievement awards are now open for entries
Applications are being invited for the 2018 Armourers and Brasiers' Annual Awards held in partnership with The Welding Institute. Cash prizes of £1000, £750 and £500 are being offered to the winners.
15 January 2018
Technology in action as UKRI Chief Executive, Professor Sir Mark Walport visits TWI
Ahead of the launch of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in April, its incoming Chief Executive Professor Sir Mark Walport paid a special visit to TWI headquarters near Cambridge to see the latest advances in engineering and joining technologies.
11 January 2018
Registration opens for the 12th International Symposium on Friction Stir Welding
The 12th International Symposium on Friction Stir Welding will be held in Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada on 26-28 June 2018.
10 January 2018
'Subsea Christmas Trees:' A discussion on the effective operation of undersea well control valve stacks
Baker Hughes' Materials Engineering Manager, Nick Clark gave The Welding Institute's South-Western Branch an overview of the logistics of designing, manufacturing and installing equipment for the Gorgon Project off Western Australia.
09 January 2018
TWI Innovation Network continues to grow with the launch of ninth Innovation Centre
The TWI Innovation Network continues to grow with the launch of the latest Innovation Centre in collaboration with London South Bank University.
08 January 2018
Back to work with TWI's 2018 'Business Resolutions'
We hope you had a great Christmas and New Year and, like us, are all set to get back to work. With the last of the turkey polished off and the decorations coming down, it is time to look ahead into 2018...
03 January 2018
TWI continues to strengthen relations in Japan
TWI continued to build on its strong relations in Japan when a number of senior staff headed to the TWI Tokyo Seminar.
22 December 2017
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