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TWI - Manufacturing, engineering, materials and joining specialists
Technology engineering, research and consultancy | Technologies | TWI
Welding, Coating and Material Processing | Technologies | TWI
Additive Manufacturing, Powder processing, Near Net shape, 3D Printing, at TWI
Laser Metal Deposition LMD and direct metal deposition DMD at TWI
Selective Laser Melting SLM at TWI
Arc Welding at TWI, Distortion Control, Fume Assessment
Procedure Development - ASME IX, EN ISO 15609-1, AWS D1.1, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
TWI – Brazing techniques for joining dissimilar materials
Cutting technologies - mechanical, thermal and hydraulic processes
Oxyfuel cutting - industrial thermal cutting process, oxyfuel torch
Manual Metal Arc Gouging - MMA, welding, gouging, cutting
Electron Beam Welding at TWI including electron optics, electron gun and surfi-sculpt
BeamAssure™ - quality and consistant electron beam welding and processing, TWI
BeamAssure™ - Features and Benefits
BeamAssure™ - Technical Specification
Friction Stir Welding, FSW, Wayne Thomas and Solid state welding at TWI,
Benefits and Advantages
Contract Welding Services
Joining technologies for all industry sectors
Adhesion and bonding – Adhesive bonding including selection, joint design and pre-treatments
TWI – Diffusion bonding techniques for joining dissimilar materials
TWI – Soldering techniques for joining materials below their melting temperature
Laser technologies at TWI which includes Fibre laser cutting, Laser materials processing and Disc laser processes
Laser Welding at TWI
Hybrid Laser Arc Welding at TWI
Laser Surface Engineering
Decommissioning Using Lasers
Welding for plastics - Fabrication and automated process development, selection and optimisation
Plastic Pipe Welding and Testing
Process Modelling and Simulation
Resistance Welding at TWI
Sealing and Encapsulation
Development, application and testing of surface treatments and functional coatings
Cold Spraying - Cold Spray Coating Deposition
Thermal Spray Coatings
Weld Repair Technologies - Joining, Fabrication, Oil and Gas, Underwater, Nuclear
Structural Integrity - Fatigue & Fracture Testing, Numerical Modelling
Fatigue Integrity Management - Fatigue Testing, Failure Investigation, Fitnees for Service
Design and Assessment - Fatigue Design, Fatigue Assessment
Testing of Materials and Components - Endurance Testing, Full-Scale Tests
Resonance Fatigue Testing - Validation Fatigue Testing
Instrumentation and Monitoring - Fatigue Assessments, Fatigue Monitoring
Fatigue Crack Repair - Inspection, Life Improvement
Fracture Integrity Management - FFS, Fracture Mechanics, ECA, Mechanical Testing
Mechanical Testing - Fracture & Fatigue Testing
Fracture Toughness Testing
Numerical Modelling - Fracture Mechanics, ECA, FSW, Inspection
Fracture Mechanics - Finite Element Analysis, ECA
Computer Based Assessment of Fatigue
Residual Stress Measurement
Prediction of Residual Stress
Prediction of Distortion
Modelling of Long Range Guided Waves
Non Contact Strain Measurement
Material Properties | Technologies | TWI
Ferrous Alloys (Steel)
Corrosion Resistant Alloys
Ceramics at TWI
Polymers in Extreme Environments
Composites at TWI
Solvent Engineering Services - ionic liquids, bio-derived solvents
Weldability and Weld Flaws
Weld Microstructures and Phase Transformations
Corrosion services from TWI
High Temperature Corrosion
Stress Corrosion Cracking
Sour Service and Sulphide Stress Cracking
Hydrogen Embrittlement and Cracking
NDT and Asset Reliability - Inspection, Non-destructive testing | TWI
Advanced NDT - NDT, flaw detection | TWI
Long Range Ultrasonic Testing, LRUT, NDT - Guided Wave, Teletest
Time of Flight Diffraction - NDT, Flaw sizing, detection & measurement
Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing - Phased Array, Ultrasound, Flaw Detection
Digital Radiography - X-Ray Radiation, Computed Radiography, Flaw Detection, Weld Inspection
Laser Shearography - Shearography, Monochromatic Properties, Flaw Detection
Laser Ultrasonics - Ultrasonic Testing, Lasers
Alternating Current Field Measurement - Defect Sizing & Detection, Eddy Current Testing, Structural Integrity
Micro-Focus X-Ray - X-Ray Equipment, X-rays, NDT, Flaw Detection
Conventional NDT - NDT, Ultrasonics, Thermography
Manual Ultrasonic Testing - NDT, UT Inspection, Flaw Detection
Thermography - Infrared Sensors, Infrared, Imaging
Eddy Current Testing - NDT, Electromagnetic Induction, Eddy Current Inspection
Radiography Testing - NDT, Flaw Detection, Weld Inspection
Condition And Structural Monitoring - Condition Monitoring, Structural Health Monitoring
Condition Monitoring - NDT, Risk Based Inspection, Predictive Maintenance
Structural Health Monitoring - Structural Failure, NDT, Condition Monitoring
Third Party Inspection - NDT, High Pressure Pipe Joints
Total Quality Inspection - NDT, In-service Inspection, Engineering Critical Assessment
NDT Qualification & Validation - NDT, Qualification, Inspection
Risk and Reliability Engineering - Risk-based Inspection, Fitness For Service Assessment, NDT
Asset Integrity Management - Risk-based Inspection, Asset Integrity Management
Risk Based Inspection - Risk Analysis, NDT
Fitness For Service - NDT, Structural Integrity, Plant Life Management
Risk Based Asset Management - NDT, Risk Analysis, Life Cycle Assessment, Safety & Environmental Standards
Pipeline Integrity Management - Pipeline Integrity, NDT, Risk Management
Probability of Detection - Fitness-for-service, NDT, Flaw Detection
Simulation and Modelling of NDT Techniques - NDT, Finite Element Modelling, Ultrasonics
Market-driven expertise | Industries | TWI
Onshore and offshore oil and gas | Industries | TWI
TWI – Oil and gas exploration and production facilities
TWI – Floating production storage and offloading vessels (FPS and FPSOs)
TWI – Jacket structures for the oil and gas industry: design and testing
TWI – Risers for the oil and gas industry: design and testing
TWI – Research and testing for oil and gas process plants
TWI – Subsea and downhole equipment: research and testing
TWI – Oil and gas transmission, storage and process
Pressure Vessels and Storage Tanks
Testing and guidance on structural components for the oil and gas industry
Protecting high-value assets, from refineries to process equipment
TWI – Pipeline integrity management for the oil and gas industry
Installation Problems and Rectification
Corrosion and Corrosion Mitigation
TWI – Software products for the oil and gas industry
TWI – Our role in oil and gas industry codes and standards
Expertise for the power generation and distribution sector | Industries | TWI
Support to the Nuclear Industry
TWI services to the nuclear sector of the power industry
TWI services to the nuclear power generation industry - nuclear waste monitoring and decommissioning.
TWI services to the power generation industry - nuclear fusion plant fabrication
Services for the Fossil Fuels and Hydropower Sectors
Power - Fossil - Hydropower: Thermal Power
Power - Fossil - Hydropower: Hydropower
Power - Fossil - Hydropower: Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Plants
Power - Fossil - Hydropower: Carbon Abatement Technologies
Technical Support for the Renewables and Energy Storage Sector
Power - New and renewable: Wind
Power - New and renewable: Wave and tidal
Power - New and renewable: Photovoltaics
Power - New and renewable: Solar
Power - New and renewable: Biomass and Energy from Waste
Power - New and renewable: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
TWI Software to Support the Power Industry
Joining techniques and technologies - aerospace | Industries | TWI
Joining of Airframe Structures
Friction Stir Welding of Airframe Structures
Laser Beam Welding of Airframe Structures
Welding of Aircraft Engines
Arc Welding of Engine Components
Power Beam Welding of Engine Components
Linear Friction Welding of Blisks
Laser Additive Manufacture for Manufacture of Engine Components
Non-destructive Inspection of Aerospace Components
Engineering and Fabrication
Modern Built Environment
Bridges and Infrastructure
Problem-solving and R&D for the automotive sector | Industries | TWI
Automotive - Vehicle Manufacturers
Automotive - Vehicle fabrication
Automotive - Materials and Lightweighting
Automotive Components and Sub-assemblies
Automotive component and assembly fabrication
Structural integrity of automotive components and assemblies
Performance in motorsport
Electric and Hybrid Cars
Electric and Hybrid Vehicles including fuel cell systems
Robust engineering solutions for the rail and rolling stock sector | Industries | TWI
Advice, consultancy and R&D for the shipbuilding sector | Industries | TWI
Technical support for specialist off highway and mining plant | Industries | TWI
Defence | Joining technologies for military vehicles and equipment | Industries | TWI
Equipment, Consumables and Materials | Industries | TWI
Advanced joining technologies for the electronics sector | Industries | TWI
Advice, consultancy and R&D for medical equipment manufacturers | Industries | TWI
Medical sector - Orthopaedics
Medical sector - Diagnostics
Technical consultancy, advice, research and investigation | Services | TWI
Specialist Welding Engineering Services - Weld Design, Materials Processing, Metallurgy, Fabrication
Welding Design - Weld Process, Material Type. Dimensional Tolerance
Weld Repair - Failure Investigation, Expertise, Project Management
Contract Welding Engineers - Subcontacting, European Welding Engineer, Technical Support
Welding Quality - ISO 9001, ISO 3834, Fusion Welding, Quality Requirements
Production of Defective Welds - Imperfections, Defects, Morphology, Porosity
Health and Safety - Injury, Code of Practice, Standards
Welding Automation - Robots, Arc Welding, Robotic MIG/MAG welding, TIG
Distortion Control - Balanced Welding Sequence, Prevention, Procedures
Codes and Standards - BS EN 15614, EN 287, EN ISO 9606, BS 4872, ASME Section IX
Welding Procedures Specifications - WPS, ASME IX, EN ISO 15609-1, AWS D1.1, Civil Aviation Authority
Fabrication and Installation - Technology Audit, Assessment, Metallurgy and Defect Analysis
Information Services | Services | TWI
Library Services - Whatever you want, whenever you need it
TWI Library's Online Catalogue
TWI's Document Delivery Service
E-Books tailored to the joining community
Books on welding and allied processes
Online Search Services from TWI
History of Abington Hall
Weldasearch - the materials joining database
Weldasearch Industry Alerts
Online Hosts - Weldasearch
Weldasearch - prices
Core journals used by Weldasearch
How to use Weldasearch Alerts
Weldasearch - Easy Search Demo
Weldasearch - Advanced Search Demo
MI-21 Consumables Database - MI21
Research and consultancy services for all industry sectors | Services | TWI
Contract Research and Development – Single Client Projects
TWI Group Sponsored Projects (GSP) - Joint Industry Projects JIP
Group Sponsored Projects list
Public Funded Projects
Public Funded Projects list
R4i (Research for Impact)
Core Research Programme - CRP
Core Research Projects list
Training and certification delivered across the globe | Services | TWI
Failure investigation | Services | TWI
On-site and laboratory inspection and testing | Services | TWI
Engineering facilities | Services | TWI
Advanced Materials - Equipment List
Joining techniques - Equipment List
Materials - Equipment List
NDT - Equipment List
Structural Integrity - Equipment List
Specialist Support for the Manufacturing Industry - Risk Analysis, Benchmarking
Design and Prototyping
Heat treatment - Case Hardening, Cold and Cryogenic Treating
Software to improve quality assurance - Welding and Joining Software
Expert witness and arbitration - resolution of technical disputes between organisations
Integrating technology to deliver strategic business solutions | Services | TWI
Knowledge and Innovation Management
Supply Chain Development
Intellectual Property Licensing
Friction Stir Welding
Friction Stir Welding - Intellectual Property Rights
Friction Stir Welding - Equipment
Reduced Pressure High Power Electron Beam Welding
Reduced Pressure High Power Electron Beam Welding - Intellectual Property Rights
Reduced Pressure High Power Electron Beam Welding - Equipment
The Vitolane opportunity
The science behind Vitolane technology
Properties and applications
Press releases and articles
TWI and Thomas Swan to launch advanced abrasion resistant additives
Surfi-Sculpt: Equipment / Job-Shops
Intellectual Property Rights
News & Events
TWI streamlines total asset management solutions
3D Packaging event - Wednesday 23rd May
TWI Certification Ltd achieves independent body status for certification of structural steelwork
TWI wins major contract with F4E
TWI showcases technical news and videos on Facebook
Friction stir welding and Japanese jewellery – ancient and modern technologies overlap
‘Cambridge – the most successful cluster of entrepreneurial business in Britain’
IIW Annual Assembly 2012
TWI publishes ground breaking developments for friction stir welding of steel
Welsh Minister for Business, Enterprise, Technology and Science visits TWI Wales
Demonstrating excellence in welding
Subsea testing from ROVs
Underwater Laser Cutting
TWI hosts Chinese delegation
National offshore wind structural design standard needed, now
Local MP meets TWI apprentices
TWI experts keep flying legend airborne
Double success for TWI in RoSPA Awards 2011
TWI participates in welding software project
Learning from recent nuclear construction projects
Government Minister learns of TWI's Asia connections
TWI awarded SPARK grant with the University of Glasgow
Nuclear construction lessons learned - report published
Wonderstuff - TWI provides adhesives expertise for new TV series
Tank Integrity Monitoring - non-invasive monitoring of storage tanks
Aerospace sector set to benefit from £3.8m industrial research collaboration
Are you making the most of Information Services?
Announcing TWI's new website
International CSWIP certification for personnel involved in FRP strengthening of concrete structures
Asbestos detection made easier and more reliable
Long range ultrasonics testing for composites
SAFERAIL concludes to fanfare of approval
Structural applications of ferritic stainless steels
Industrial membership enhanced by SSA affiliation
The Welding Institute Awards 2012 - recognising achievement in welding and joining
New Sector Manager for Energy
Power news round-up - November 2011
TWI reaches £1m US Membership
Version 4.3 of CRACKWISE® software now available
TWI wins tender from the French National Radioactive Waste Management Agency (ANDRA)
Thousandth Members' report launches web-accessible archive
MoorInspect - Development of an advanced medium range ultrasonic technique for mooring chains inspection in water
The Welding Apprentice Group Training Association (WAGTA)
TWI provides support for Fracture Toughness Testing in China
TWI Doubles the Trevor Gooch Corrosion Laboratory
Preparation of a State-of-the-Art review of Industry concerns and perceptions, and Workshop 9 March 2012
TWI launches Award for Technology Engineering in International Markets
New inspection and training facilities for TWI's partner in Nigeria
TWI participates in welding software project
Announcing The Welding Institute’s new website
TWI extends its training programme in South Africa
World's first training CD on counterfeit electronic components
AIM aims higher - and increases its scope
Reinforced concrete bridges get the NDT treatment...where the eye cannot see - CROSS-IT
Bridge health monitoring...a radical approach to structural defect detection
Welding Abstracts Journal available electronically
Charity funds boosted by over £5000 after TWI's Christmas gift
TestPEP enters final year of tests for NDE of plastics pipes
TWI announces upgraded Members’ Showcase on its website
Technology Engineering - Widening Horizons
Amino wins TWI Award for Technology Engineering in International Markets
The 38th Aerospace Industry Panel meeting
1000 miles per hour – TWI plays its part in the World Land Speed Record attempt
Follow @TWI_Ltd – now going live on TWItter!
21st Technical Seminar of the Institute of Rail Welding - Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of IoRW
Introducing TWI on YouTube
National champion announced as SkillWeld 2012 standards reach highest ever
Leading Edges in Welding: Summer School in Modelling of Welding
Mobile electron beam welding provides the solution for fabricating large structures
Fast Access to Metals and Consumables Data Online
Global success builds momentum in Nigeria for TWI’s plastics welder training and certification
Announcing TWI's Materials, Corrosion and Surfacing Week - 25-29 June 2012
TWI extends bespoke training course to Uganda
TWI charters an active approach to IT
2012 Annual WJS Conference: The Importance of Welding Advances, Skills and Quality Management
TWI opens a new Training and Technology Centre in India
The Welding Institute Annual Dinner 2012
Business and Management Skills Training from TWI
Construction and engineering news round-up - July 2012
Guidance on best practice for welding for the nuclear construction industry
Exciting opportunities for chemiluminescence measurement as TWI demonstrates Europe’s most sensitive analyzer
William Hare UAE receives the first TWI certification for Factory Production Control
9th International Symposium on Friction Stir Welding
Malaysian students visit TWI Yorkshire branch as part of summer semester course
TWI’s NDT Group at BINDT: 2012
Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corporation celebrates valuable technology secondment to TWI
World of work - Build it!
Industrial Member Invitation
TWI develops essential metallography training to ensure best practice
Friction stir welding – enabling worldwide engineering success
Welding training partnership adds value to Malaysian Government programme to boost the national economy
Nominations for The Welding Institute Annual Awards
TWI welcomes funding award for a new higher-education engineering research centre
Welding sparks interest at WorldSkills UK
TWI agrees research and training collaboration with GMRI, China
Celebrating the publication of The Cambridge Phenomenon
Welding profession celebrates the award of the first Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering
SIRF drives £150m Structural Integrity Research Initiative at TWI
TWI celebrates a signing ceremony to seal its partnership with Yayasan Felda
TWI hosts special graduation ceremony for 14 successful engineers achieving their IIW/EWF Diploma in Welding
TWI wins project to develop a flat-panel display recycling process using tailor-made ‘green’ solvents
MEP for the East of England visits TWI
TWI Certification Ltd marks 20 years of accreditation to deliver competence assurance in welding, inspection and NDT
CSWIP Plant Inspection training programme addresses the need for competent workers
Cambridge Business Week 2013 to launch on 18 March at TWI
Vince Cable celebrates technology and innovation at TWI
Ubisense picks up TWI Award for Technology Engineering in International Markets
Tame Plastics awards professional welding certificates to competent employees
Go-ahead for TWI expansion at Granta Park
TWI Industrial Membership Survey 2013
ASME issues White Paper on auditing of welding
TWI Information Services on the move
New facility advances permeation testing for determining the barrier performance of polymers
PolyTank project to develop safety-critical approach for testing welded joints in thermoplastic storage tanks
Construction work has started on the new, purpose built facility for TWI South East Asia (SEA)
Top 100 for TWI business performance in 2012
World leading structural integrity establishment NSIRC welcomes its first PhD student
Professional Membership of The Welding Institute offers extensive benefits and career opportunities
TWI Nigeria celebrates the first of many open BGAS-CSWIP Grade 2 Painting Inspection courses
Cambridge MP Julian Huppert visits TWI
Focus on Events
Young engineers abuzz with talk of manufacturing tour
Becoming an Engineering Technician with TWI
TWI welcomes David Willetts MP
TWI and Swagelining Limited cooperate to advance CSWIP in subsea pipe lining field
Cutting-edge technology for nuclear decommissioning – LaserSnake enters its second phase
Training boosts welding skills for Murphy Group engineers
Webinars demonstrate the success of TestPEP
Novel processing technique provides the finishing touch for Made in Sheffield Awards trophies
Friction stir welding, spreading the news
The Welding Institute Awards 2013
CE Marking of Welded Construction Products
Shipbuilding industry moves towards friction stir welding revolution
TWI welcomes collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry
CreepImage – Inspecting creep damage in critical power plant components
3rd Welding Technology Asia 2013 Conference
Joining in the spotlight
Offshore Wind Manufacturing Innovation Support
Introducing Google Search on TWI’s website
Technical Seminar - Railway Asset Management
Technical Group Meetings in October
New research into cost-effective laser-assisted cold spray for high-quality applications
Sugar and spice – Meadows Children learn about cooking with TWI chef Nigel Tumber
Postgraduate courses unveiled at NSIRC
Familiarisation Course to EN ISO 3834
MFE Formwork applies friction stir welding technology to increase productivity and decrease costs
New live-streaming microscopy provides more access for Members
33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2014)
Friction stir welding - submit your abstract
New Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Directive published
Scale of TWI expansion captured in aerial photography
Free technical support boost to the offshore wind industry
Cambridge technology, TWI and the Bloodhound SSC project event, 7 November 2013
INTRAPID produces rapid in-line inspection systems for laser additive manufactured components
Teletest Focus just gets better with WiFi
Join TWI's trade mission to South Africa in March 2014
Research for impact – industry hub focuses on finding real solutions to real problems
Advanced composites microwave processing offers increased industry benefits
CSWIP awards first ever Plant Inspection Level 3 certification to BP’s Angus John Maclean
Cambridge News recognises TWI in top 15 Cambridge businesses
The Great British Weld-Off skill search launches for 2014
Move to new R&D village for TWI Technology Centre (Wales)
Aviation Industry Corporation of China to advance welding and joining research capabilities in collaboration with TWI
Advanced materials conditioning facility expands exposure testing opportunities
SOCAR and TWI celebrate new partnership to deliver competence training to welders and inspectors in their workforce
On-site consultancy for adoption of new welding standards - Case Study 486
Non destructive testing of lifeboats - Case Study 462
Fabricator receives assistance under the REMTEC programme - Case Study 484
Aircraft landing gear testing - Case Study 13
Aircraft wing refurbishment - Case Study 91
Manufacturing simulation - Case Study 196
Aero-Defence structures fabricated by resistive implant welding of long fibre reinforced thermoplastic composites - Case Study 1
Electron beam welding using advanced beam deflection techniques - Case Study 200
Laser welding and cutting - Case Study 205
Engine mount quality tests - Case Study 21
Training and qualification services for the aerospace industry sector - Case Study 235
Engineering ceramics - turbine blades - Case Study 43
Fine tuning to spot welding kit - Case Study 87
Simulation of roll cage manufacture - Case Study 201
Laser welding of tailored blanks - Case Study 96
Welding of fuel tanks - Case Study 306
Project management in component manufacture - Case Study 16
New design of weldbonded refrigerated containers - Case Study 269
Huge increases achieved in torsional resistance... thanks to Comeld - Case Study 380
Metal-to-composite coating solves insulation problem - Case Study 382
Friction stir welding adopted for invisible stainless repair - Case Study 473
'Honeycomb' structures made using Surfi-Sculpt - Case Study 15
Testing escalator steps - Case Study 22
Linear friction welding cuts costs - Case Study 403
On site strain gauging and fatigue analysis - Case Study 270
Case studies related to the construction industry
TWI keeps centrifuge turning - Case Study 6
Cracking of hardfacing alloy - Case Study 133
Tack welding reinforced bars - Case Study 139
Low cost titanium structure - Case Study 147
Powder metal repair process - Case Study 153
Eastenders' rail link upgraded - Case Study 100
Welding up the tubes - Case Study 260
Carbon dioxide laser welding - Case Study 220
Increasing robot cell utilisation - Case Study 442
New product, new assembly problem - Case Study 160
Friction stir welding patents - a stirring story - Case Study 2
On track with London Underground - Case Study 271
Formula One benefits from electron beam welding - Case Study 88
Preheat avoided - Case Study 18
RISKWISE software used in Japan - Case Study 318
Self-piercing riveting of sunroof framework - Case Study 156
Polypipe civils take CSWIP Plastics Welding examination - Case Study 152
Self-piercing riveting case study of Volvo FH12 truck cab - Case Study 154
High quality doesn't have to be a daily grind - Case Study 95
Plasma coating of engine block cylinder bores - Case Study 221
High release sleeve sticks to its leading role - Case Study 106
Self-piercing riveting of Freightliner truck cab - Case Study 155
Compressor blade failure - Case Study 234
FEA aids design of climbers' snow safety device - Case Study 86
Self-piercing riveting for electric window winders - Case Study 157
Environmentally friendly material looks weldable - Case Study 85
Helping the Flying Scotsman to fly again - Case Study 259
Fitness-for-service project on Middle Eastern pipeline - Case Study 480
Enhanced QA system puts welding on a more formal footing - Case Study 84
A cut above the rest - especially when it comes to titanium - Case Study 35
Lean manufacturing prepares stainless fabricator for growth Case Study 140
Increased customer demand triggers review of strip processes - Case Study 217
Laser spot welding of a stainless steel razor blade assembly - Case Study 219
Advanced phased array inspection - Case Study 459
Friction and MAG process comparsion - Case Study 214
Improved brazing technique in push for enhanced tool endurance - Case Study 124
FSW variant leads the way with 'impossible' joints
Performance claims of MIG/MAG variant checked - Case Study 494
Friction stir welding variant for transport applications - Case Study 463
Simulation tests robot feasibility - Case Study 47
Materials handling costs set to fall - Case Study 105
No more fire-fighting production snags - Case Study 158
TWI assists with critical repair at Canadian nuclear plant - Case Study 475
Cracks in submerged-arc welds - Case Study 128
Static strength of cracked tubular joints - Case Study 112
Lead-time halved in heat exchanger production - Case Study 264
Ashland storage tank - Case Study 179
Assessing plant life - Case Study 184
M V Kurdistan tanker - Case Study 141
World Concord Tanker - Case Study 291
High speed MIG/laser welding for aluminium alloy railcars - Case Study 461
Schenectady T2 tanker - Case Study 165
Decommissioning offshore platforms - Case Study 119
Reduced pressure EBW of Tokamak vacuum containment vessel - Case Study 245
Team helps in Magnus repair - Case Study 55
Switch box redesign reduces cost - Case Study 90
Testing time for highway parapets - Case Study 41
Moth-balled naphtha plant - Case Study 189
TWI aids in product development of electronic packaging for bore hole data loggers - Case Study 218
Measuring complex geometries for residual stress - Case Study 77
Laser welding of plastics for energy storage system - Case Study 242
TWI helps to verify the reliability of radiography - Case Study 243
Marine corrosion diagnosis - Case Study 228
Strain gauging in extremis - Case Study 120
Mast repair maintains communication - Case Study 129
Explosion damage limitation - Case Study 34
Cladding disbonding explored - Case Study 78
Drill pipe failure explained - Case Study 54
Flaw assessment saves repair - Case Study 313
Rigs get a doubled life span - Case Study 224
Tank corrosion investigation - Case Study 71
Hong Kong bridge builders call on TWI - Case Study 136
Fawley crude oil storage tank - Case Study 186
John Thompson pressure vessel - Case Study 183
Repair of hydropower station turbine casings to a tight deadline - Case Study 246
NDT survey of a 10'' buried line - Case Study 322
NDT procedures for hot tapping - Case Study 14
Robert Jenkins pressure vessel - Case Study 181
Union Oil amine absorber tower - Case Study 180
Winch shaft failures diagnosed - Case Study 98
New NDT gear side-steps awkward inspection - Case Study 148
Stringent quality criteria calls for weld procedure development plus refresher training - Case Study 202
Life extension of FCC reactor - Case Study 211
Ethylene cracking furnace coils - Case Study 188
Life extension of offshore rigs - Case Study 146
North Sea pipe takes the strain - Case Study 56
Leak check simplifies mast crack testing - Case Study 130
Fast results achieved in South Wales - Case Study 121
Weldability of new pipeline steel - Case Study 23
NDT inspection of a 24 inch slurry line - Case Study 324
Improved design for heat exchanger - Case Study 67
Joint design alterations for adhesive bonding - Case Study 261
North Sea giant calls on TWI expertise - Case Study 93
Revalidation of gas field facilities - Case Study 127
Typpi Oy ammonia plant water coolers - Case Study 182
Assessment of dent in subsea pipeline - Case Study 178
Specialist NDT services move offshore - Case Study 45
Search for a welded solution ends with election beam - Case Study 379
Corrosion testing for seawater service - Case Study 68
North Sea giant calls on TWI expertise - Case Study 149
Software for plant inspection analysis - Case Study 194
Serious savings from service assessment - Case Study 223
Solution found to refinery damage problem - Case Study 185
UK contractor turns to TWI on Far East fabrication - Case Study 104
Structural integrity of a gas separation plant - Case Study 209
On-site metallography solves a pressure vessel problem - Case Study 39
The application of long range ultrasonic technique (LRUT) in inspecting aircraft wires for common type of flaws - Case Study 232
Alexander L Kielland accommodation platform - Case Study 145
High temperature ultrasonic weld inspection - Case Study 83
Flexible risers - is repair a viable option? - Case Study 174
Defects in lifting-eyes: repair and root cause analysis - Case Study 132
Project saves time and money for Amerada Hess - Case Study 170
TWI assists Mobil during turnaround inspection - Case Study 213
Resolving a dispute on how much porosity is acceptable - Case Study 177
Structural performance of components for racing vehicles - Case Study 227
NDT inspection of offshore risers in Lake Maracaibo - Case Study 321
RISKWISE for TotalFinaElf's refinery in Belgium - Case Study 190
TWI assists with nuclear boiler repair - Case Study 247
Teletest long-range UT inspection of riser bundles - Case Study 225
Structural integrity assured for Liverpool Bay - Case Study 116
Welding trials permit reduced inspection times - Case Study 44
Computer aided engineering for shipbuilding and ship repair - Case Study 441
Downtime reduced after ethylene plant assessment - Case Study 308
Engineering critical assessment of pipeline welds - Case Study 115
NDT inspection of a 48'' line - Case Study 323
Fitness for purpose of flanges built up by welding - Case Study 144
Post-exposure testing of powerformer furnace tubes - Case Study 187
Crack arrest checks for new LPG storage tank steels - Case Study 191
Teletest inspection of road crossings on the North Slope - Case Study 210
Solder materials for use in 'down hole' data loggers - Case Study 122
Underwater friction welding for electrical couplings - Case Study 314
Prediction and control of distortion in light-weight ship panels - Case Study 161
On-site metallography solves a pressure vessel problem - Case Study 150
TWI studies significance of Aleyaska pipeline defects - Case Study 103
TWI Group Sponsored Projects yield $17m for oil producer - Case Study 241
How to galvanize welds - an account of a manufacturing experience - Case Study 229
Metallurgical examination of gas pipeline reassures Shell - Case Study 69
Aircraft fabrication by induction welding of long fibre reinforced thermoplastic composites - Case Study 199
Teletest long range UT inspection of 12 inch heavy fuel oil - Case Study 212
'Teletest' long-range UT inspection of jetty lines for Shell - Case Study 192
TWI training courses add to Phillips's inspection capability - Case Study 123
Teletest survey of pipework at ST services' Eastham tank Farm - Case Study 222
Teletest long range UT inspection trials for Caltex, Indone - Case Study 193
NDT inspection of three kilometres of 10 inch gas line in Venezuela - Case Study 319
Fitness for purpose of duplex stainless steel risers for sour service - Case Study 171
1 million pound per annum potential savings through project - Case Study 167
Development of girth weld repair assessment procedure for offshore pipelay - Case Study 176
Analysis of flaws in North Cormorant jacket saves Shell 45m - Case Study 169
Automated ultrasonic inspection and ECA of riser tie-in welds offshore - Case Study 110
Production of welding consumables from scrap material - Case Study 489
Procedures for pioneering fusion project - Case Study 12
Water jet cutting in explosive environments - Case Study 80
Examination of cracking in boiler tubes - Case Study 238
Confidence restored in diesel generator - Case Study 253
Tubestress measures residual stresses in parts that other equipment cannot react - Case Study 283
Assessment of power station header weld flaws - Case Study 233
Distortion in fusion reactor coil case - Case Study 236
Electron beam welding of fuel bundles - Case Study 237
Examination of failed fuel nozzles - Case Study 239
Reduced pressure EBW of copper canisters for SKB, Sweden - Case Study 244
Metallurgical analysis of pressure vessel - Case Study 309
Repair welding Cr-Mo steels without PWHT - Case Study 317
Condition assessment of hot gas path turbine components - Case Study 325
Examination of failure in fir tree connection in disc from steam turbine 101-JT - Case Study 344
Advanced welding techniques for sealing nuclear waste canisters for SKB, Sweden - Case Study 25
NDT inspection of gas turbine blade - Case Study 365
Corrosion detected in turbine failure - Case Study 384
Turbine is given a clean bill of health - Case Study 385
Resilient rubber - Case Study 107
Heat sink joining finds EB solution - Case Study 258
Step tests reveal failure details - Case Study 277
Why preheat? - Case Study 290
Clean up the act - Case Study 250
Composite lifeboat hatches tested at TWI - Case Study 483
The literature search made easy - Weldasearch - Case Study 481
TWI advances Battrix of structural batteries concept for automotive applications - Case Study 460
Rotary friction welding for medical application - Case Study 500
TWI provides on-stream inspection service - Case Study 248
Development of low cost linear friction welding machines - Case Study 20
Offshore ferrous link investigation - Case Study 492
Bobbin tool friction stir welding - Case Study 471
New pressure test chamber commissioned - Case Study 477
The laser alternative to nuclear decommissioning - Case Study 479
Development of NDT procedures to establish the integrity of tube-to-header welds in a waste heat boiler - Case Study 498
New linear friction welding machine for solid phase additive manufacture - Case Study 497
Tank integrity monitoring - non-invasive monitoring of storage tanks - Case Study 487
Quick response to a contamination problem - Case Study 295
Linear friction welding of preforms - Case Study 457
New pipe connector passes the crucial test - Case Study 467
Validating a new product - Case Study 502
Eddy current non-destructive technique of pipelines - Case Study 458
Enhanced fatigue performance achieved by locally thickened and machined pipe ends - Case Study 469
Laser direct metal deposition for shaft refurbishment - Case Study 470
Historic aircraft restoration - Case Study 505
Manufacturing a friction stirwelded demonstration piece - Case Study 506
Finite element analysis of offshore wind turbines - Case Study 499
Welding improvements for the maritime industry - Case Study 501
Medical research carried out by TWI for the NHS - Case Study 504
TWI helps repair vintage Sabre jet - Case Study 485
SubCtest - development of a novel NDT technique for inspecting offshore structures - Case Study 488
Advanced long range ultrasonic technology for integrity assessment - Case Study 496
Quick response favours the experts - in search of contamination
Crucial replication made easy - Case Study 474
'Floating' bobbin tool eliminates friction stir-welding shoulder forces - Case Study 472
Staying in shape - Case Study 466
Vessel dismantling - TWI broadens its marine interests
Repair statistics of manufacturing and fabrication welding - Case Study 503
Structural health monitoring of 1950s bridge - Case Study 509
SAFERAIL prototypes minimise wheelset failures - Case Study 508
Pushing the boundaries - Case Study 478
Online monitoring of a power slip ring in a wind turbine - Case Study 491
Peace of mind assured using on-site metallography - Case Study 495
Teletest Focus+ launched - Case Study 493
Repair of hydraulic pump shafts - Case Study 490
Million pound laser scabbling job won by TWI - Case Study 465
Cost-cutting software for predicting distortion and improving fatigue performance - Case Study 464
In-situ wireless monitoring of on- and offshore wind towers and blades using energy harvesting technology - Case Study 511
Advances in polymer stent manufacture - Case Study 510
Comparing EB and laser welding processes for a new production line - Case Study 512
Laser welding of PEEK for inflatable bag manufacture - Case Study 513
Phased array ultrasonics inspection of wind turbine aluminium blade roots - Case Study 518
Electron beam technology provides high-integrity solution for Formula One - Case Study 482
High temperature test facility assesses material performance in hydrogen chloride environments - Case Study 514
Quality testing of dry film coating system to protect welding torch components - Case Study 515
EB welding takes on the challenge of spent nuclear fuel storage containers - Case Study 516
Friction stir welding for the aerospace industry - Case Study 207
Friction stir welding of combat vehicles - Case Study 257
Friction stir welding of thick section aluminium - Case Study 328
Friction stir welding on the London underground - Case Study 383
Dual-rotation Friction Stir Welding - Case Study 396
Extra-large diameter pipeline inspection - Case Study 517
Welding engineering support for Cameron International -Case Study 520
AI Li alloy bonding - Case Study 1
Boiler assessment - Case Study 3
Bridge behaviour - Case Study 4
Cast steel housing repaired - Case Study 5
Ceramic/metal joining - Case Study 7
On-site strain measurement - Case Study 8
Pipework dents assessment - Case Study 9
Cast steel housing repaired - Case Study 5
Ceramic/metal joining - Case Study 7
On-site strain measurement - Case Study 8
Pipework dents assessment - Case Study 9
Stainless steel cracking resolved - Case Study 10
Tubular repair without welding - Case Study 11
Joint corrosion fatigue study - Case Study 17
Wire/ribbon tape automated bonding - Case Study 19
Fatigue strength of steel RHS T Joints - Case Study 24
Hot gas welding of filtration units - Case Study 26
EB programmable deflection - Case Study 27
On-site metallography of Al alloys - Case Study 28
New alloys for abrasive wear - Case Study 29
Plasma control and shielding in CO2 laser welding - Case Study 30
MMC surfacing - Case Study 31
Joining ODS alloys - Case Study 32
Peening to enhance fatigue life - Case Study 33
Assessing the fitness-for-purpose of root defects in offshore structures - Case Study 36
Unexpected fatigue behaviour explained - Case Study 37
Design and fabrication advice taken for a ride - Case Study 38
Dross-free laser cutting stainless steel - Case Study 40
On-site analysis sheds light on teleporter stresses - Case Study 42
Hardness limits relaxation in the pipeline - Case Study 46
Productivity improvements for welding plastics pipes - Case Study 48
Paxman commissions engine repairs - Case Study 49
TWI advises on M6 bridge strengthening - Case Study 50
EB welding – minimal distortion - Case Study 51
100kW electron beam machine for Framatome - Case Study 52
Bursting with efficiency - Case Study 53
Redesign follows exhaustive examination - Case Study 57
Car suspension work flourishes - Case Study 58
EB technique tells tales on weak welds - Case Study 59
New approach to joining dissimilar materials - Case Study 60
EB deflection on target - Case Study 61
Higher strength steels evaluated - Case Study 62
Dipole vacuum vessel saved by EB - Case Study 63
Chubb locks on to Abington advice - Case Study 64
TWI rescue operation - Case Study 65
Make It With Lasers proving trials success - Case Study 66
Inducing flaws intentionally - Case Study 70
Infrared fusion weld assessment - Case Study 72
Small sample analysis solves a problem - Case Study 73
Shallow cracks help! - Case Study 74
Weldasearch for world-wide information - Case Study 75
CAE for shipbuilding and ship repair - Case Study 76
Improving the toughness of weldments - Case Study 79
Information keeps Hobart ahead - Case Study 81
Tough advice improves cost efficiency - Case Study 82
Rework of MCM die bonds - Case Study 89
Welding in space – who needs gravity? - Case Study 92
$8M saved following Abington consultation - Case Study 94
Friction welding proves perfect in nuclear work - Case Study 97
Motorway safety fences – welded barriers in the spotlight - Case Study 99
Repair of steel viaduct - Case Study 101
Extrusion press repair avoids replacement cost - Case Study 102
Engineering critical assessment of mooring system casting welds - Case Study 108
Sputter Coating - Case Study 109
Gluemaker - Case Study 111
Circuit board vibration - Case Study 113
Electronic component reliability - Case Study 114
Demonstrating fitness for purpose - Case Study 117
Defect assessment saves repair - Case Study 118
TWI helps to verify the reliability of radiography - Case Study 125
Ethylene plant assessment - Case Study 126
How much porosity? - Case Study 131
Aged impellers demand unorthodox procedures - Case Study 134
Canadian bridge failure litigation - Case Study 135
New facility studies flame straightening effects - Case Study 137
Welding primed plate - Case Study 138
GSPs yield $17m for oil producer - Case Study 142
Reducing costs offshore - Case Study 143
Self-piercing riveting - Case Study 151
Customer requirements drive manufacturing change - Case Study 159
A crushing reply - technical advice casebook - Case Study 162
Adhesive surface mount technology - Case Study 163
UK contractor turns to arcs on Far East fabrication - Case Study 164
Underwater welding work expands at TWI North - Case Study 168
Underwater friction welding for electrical couplings - Case Study 173
Adhesives and composite structures for lightweight armour - Case Study 175
Ceramic matrix composites – joining to metals - Case Study 195
Thermal protection system for combustion chambers - Case Study 197
Barrikade - Case Study 203
Linear friction welding - Case Study 204
Quality improvements - Case Study 206
Northern tank scoops underwater welding work - Case Study 208
Group restructure leads to tailored training - Case Study 215
In search of excellence - Case Study 216
Intelligent robot gains approval for ship repair - Case Study 226
Barrikade® - A fire resistant composite insulation material developed by TWI - Case Study 230
Arc welding - Fusion for welding of armour plate - Case Study 231
Examination of failure in fir tree connection in disc from steam turbine 101-JT - Case Study 240
Engineering ceramics – turbine blades - Case Study 249
ClearWeld™ - TWI's innovative joining process for textiles - Case Study 251
Conductive adhesive for ultrasound catheter - Case Study 252
Designer’s blues - Case Study 254
Electron beam welding of armour tanks at TWI - Case Study 255
Fatigue life analysis of a stent - Case Study 256
Laser welding of military vehicles at TWI - Case Study 262
Laser welding of rear upright for Formula 1 car - Case Study 263
Microfocus inspection system a winner - Case Study 266
Miniature design creates big business - Case Study 267
NDT of adhesive bonds - Case Study 268
Power beam aids power vehicle performance - Case Study 273
Swedish and American conferences joined by friction stir - Case Study 280
Vitresyn®- TWI's coating for impact-resistant screens - Case Study 287
AEA commissions WELDTEST defect test assembly giant - Case Study 289
Abington work behind standards revision - Case Study 307
Teletest® survey of a 10'' buried line - Case Study 310
Ethylene cracking furnace coils - Case Study 311
Underwater friction welding for electrical couplings - Case Study 314
Copper canisters to encapsulate nuclear waste - Case Study 316
Inspection of a 14 inch ammonia line - Case Study 320
Verification of brass valve components for Air Products - Case Study 327
Electron beam fabrication replaces casting - Case Study 329
Nickel superalloy blades pass the test - Case Study 330
Joint effort on tank integrity training - Case Study 331
money savings in South Africa - Case Study 332
Navy underwater trials completed in TWI tank - Case Study 333
On-going work helps verify reliability of radiography - Case Study 334
Design advice at 30 mph - Case Study 335
Eight countries - fourteen companies - budget US$1.4M - Case Study 336
Help for Hydro - Case Study 337
Virtual ultrasonic testing to the fore - Case Study 338
CrackFirst - a new sensor system to assist in structural health monitoring - Case Study 339
Mechanical testing made easy - top equipment at TWI - Case Study 341
Biggest girth weld test gets underway - Case Study 342
The Trevor Gooch environmental testing laboratory - Case Study 343
TWI-BGA certification scheme for geomembrane welders - Case Study 345
TWI helps with company's long term plans - Case Study 346
Plastics welder training reaches Scotland's Western Isles - Case Study 347
Welds before and after underline value of butt fusion course - Case Study 348
Raising the standards - Case Study 349
RISKCalc in UltraPIPE in Texas - Case Study 350
RISKWISE for Tanks applied in Malaysia - Case Study 351
HSE best practice for risk-based inspection - Case Study 352
Putting one's mind at rest - Case Study 353
Foreseeing the unforeseen - Case Study 354
Train makers question adequacy of traditional welding processes... and recommend successors - Case Study 355
Reel results - offshore pipe plastic straining - Case Study 356
Under considerable strain - software mods produce more accurate predictions - Case Study 357
Cold comfort - ratification for welds working in cryogenic conditions - Case Study 358
Up, down, up, down - cyclic pressure testing at TWI - Case Study 359
High integrity welding of thick section magnesium - not a problem! - Case Study 360
New Direction, New Business - Case Study 361
Defect Free Low Distortion Welding for Autoclave Fabrication - Case Study 362
No room for mistakes….….welds under suspicion, so call in the experts - Case Study 363
Chinese counterpart benefits from Cambridge's twin spot laser experience - Case Study 364
Customised software reliably predicts accumulated plastic strain - Case Study 366
Biggest girth weld test gets underway - Case Study 368
Product improvement prompts welding procedure development - Case Study 369
Furnace operators call in the experts - a case study - Case Study 370
Cold comfort - ratification for welds working in cryogenic conditions - Case Study 371
Design and fabrication audit for Kazakh gas plant - Case Study 372
Spoilt for choice...tiptoeing through the plastics minefield - Case Study 373
Reel results - offshore pipe plastic straining …. simulated in the lab - Case Study 374
Welded afterthoughts…..prompt a closer look - Case Study 375
Hot stuff…..turns the heads of the furnace business - Case Study 376
Cost cutting….a radical approach - Case Study 377
Crashworthiness of welded aluminium train carriages - Case Study 378
A tough choice - made easier by talking to the right people - Case Study 381
Mechanical testing made easy - top equipment at TWI - Case Study 386
Cleaning up your act… a fresh approach to factory layout - Case Study 387
European Space Agency receives TWI support - Case Study 388
Call in the experts - welding procedures and fracture toughness under scrutiny - Case Study 389
High pressure hydrogen test service launched at TWI - Case Study 390
Plasma to the fore - Case Study 391
Coatings comparison lends insight to cost cutting - Case Study 392
Free technical support comes to Welsh business - Case Study 393
Something in the air - fume dangers recorded - Case Study 394
Friction stir in Europe - the low cost way - Case Study 395
Teething troubles… dental engineers given a helping hand - Case Study 397
Putting your mind at rest - a close-up structural inspection by TWI - Case Study 398
Gripping end to design of innovative wall repair device - Case Study 399
Help when the heat is on - Case Study 400
Earth-moving giant cleans up - Case Study 401
Tomorrow's answer - metal to composite joining breaches a new frontier - Case Study 402
Adhering to sound advice - Case Study 404
Infrared alternative scores highly in plastics joining task - Case Study 405
Manifold failure in service…but why? - Case Study 406
1980s material - a question of fracture toughness - Case Study 407
Advice and technical support for tricky offshore repair - Case Study 408
Wet or dry…Teletest exceeds expectations - Case Study 409
Comparative fatigue lives in question - so ask TWI - Case Study 410
Non stick developments underway... to counter paint, dirt and grease - Case Study 411
Tough transparent coatings present tough challenges - Case Study 412
A novel approach to offshore wind power ...but where and how much? - Case Study 413
Turbocharger brainstorming - Case Study 414
Rubbing along nicely …tailored training in linear friction welding - Case Study 415
Electronic joint breakdowns prompt TWI investigation - Case Study 418
Second opinion sets client's mind at rest - Case Study 419
Advanced techniques for metallurgical assessment - Case Study 420
Tubestress measures residual stresses in parts that other equipment cannot reach - Case Study 421
High temperature material selection for power industries - Case Study 422
Advanced material characterisation techniques for failure investigation - Case Study 423
Examination of failure in fir tree connection in disc from steam turbine 101-JT - Case Study 424
Teletest® long-range UT inspection of 12'' heavy fuel oil line - Case Study 425
Teletest® long range UT inspection of jetty lines for Shell - Case Study 426
Teletest® long range UT inspection trails Caltex, Indonesia - Case Study 427
Teletest® survey of pipework at ST services' eastham tank farm - Case Study 428
Teletest® long range UT inspection of riser bundles - Case Study 429
Teletest® inspection of road crossings on the north slope - Case Study 430
Teletest® in of a 24'' slurry line - Case Study 432
Teletest® survey of a 10'' buried line - Case Study 433
Roll bar and cage lead time reduced by 75% - Case Study 434
WIP Reduced by 35% in manufacturing of filter units - Case Study 435
20% Reduction in project management costs - Case Study 436
20% Savings in welding operations - Case Study 437
10X Saving in material handling costs - Case Study 438
Lead time halved in heat exchanger production - Case Study 439
15% Increase in production of flue products - Case Study 440
RISKWISE™ RBI planning software - Case Study 444
RISKWISE™ risk-based inspection (RBI) planning software - Case Study 445
Advanced techniques for metallurgical assessment - Case Study 446
Regional technology project pops welded bubbles - Case Study 447
Subsea engineering benefits from review - Case Study 448
Product and process review leads to improved welded fuel tank quality - Case Study 449
New contract, new market sector - Case Study 450
Warming to friction stir welding - Case Study 451
Plastics joining at the speed of light - Case Study 452
Game, set, and match...sporting goods business gets stuck in - Case Study 453
Burning desire to succeed - Case Study 454
Laser Welding for Pressure Vessel and Pipework Fabrication - Case Study 455
Smooth operator…FSW variant leads the way with 'impossible' joints - Case Study 476
Cassini space probe to Titan - Case Study 522
Dynamic gastric models built for the Institute of Food Research - Case Study 523
Study to determine residual stresses in a pipeline girth weld produces important findings for the future of fracture mechanics a
Cold spray enables welding of crack-sensitive alloys - Case Study 521
Support with review and evaluation of welding procedure specifications and procedure qualification records - Case Study 524
Successful inspection beyond pipe bends using Teletest® - Case Study 525
Full-scale testing of a ‘Rocksteady’ position mooring connector - Case Study 526
Failure analysis on a surgical instrument – multiple tests determine cause of failure
Powerweave - Energy revolution – Fibres generating and storing energy - Case study 528
Economic harnessing of river and tidal energy
TestPEP project success provides a method of inspecting welded joints in plastic pipes
Phased array ultrasonic technique speeds up examination of aluminothermic rail welds
Cold spray evaluation programme success with Ansaldo Energia
Independent quality assessment of power plant components reveals multiple defects
Low temperature diffusion bonding of aluminosilicate ceramic pieces
Guidance and advice on upper shelf Charpy-fracture toughness correlations for EDF Energy
Delivering best practice training in offshore wind farm technology to Taiwan
Connect+ The newsletter of TWI
Connect - September/October 2013
HERCULES produces a cool lighting solution for the Medical Industry
TWI is on course to develop new recycling processes for polymers
The effect of inclusions on the fracture toughness of line pipe
Railway Asset Management seminar and 40th Aerospace panel meeting
Connect archive - TWI's Magazine
Connect - July/August 2013
Powerweave - Energy revolution – Fibres generating and storing energy
Solvent Engineering at TWI
Invitation to Group Sponsored Project Launch event
Innovative manufacturing of complex titanium sheet components (INMA)
TWI's Materials Group GSP Week
Connect - May/June 2013
Phased array ultrasonic inspection of stress corrosion cracking in austenitic cladding
Joining in the spotlight
Connect - March/April 2013
Improved search function on TWIs website
Group Sponsored Projects
Two aerospace meetings at TWI
Novel method for welding battery end tabs
Engineering the Olympics ‘Advanced Structures’ Meeting
Professional Development tools for the internet generation of engineers
Connect - January/February 2013
Stainless steel is 100 years old
Connect - 2013 issues
Connect - 2012 issues
Connect - January/February 2012
News in Brief - Connect - January/February 2012
Connect - March/April 2012
News in Brief - Connect - March/April 2012
Connect - May/June 2012
MARWIN - new frontiers in robotic welding - Connect - May/June 2012
TWI brings together its capabilities in design and manufacturing of pressure and vacuum vessels - Connect - May/June 2012
A comparison of ISO 15614 Part 1 and ASME IX
QCOALA - Quality Control Of Aluminium and Copper Laser-welded Assemblies - Connect - May/June 2012
News in Brief - Connect - May/June 2012
Connect - July/August 2012
News in brief - Connect - July/August 2012
Ancient and modern technologies overlap - Connect - July/August 2012
Connect - September/October 2012
Narrow-gap TIG welding of P92 - Connect - September/October 2012
Munich venue for Aerospace meeting - Connect - September/October 2012
Connect - November/December 2012
Driving inspection around the bend
TWI Bespoke Plastics Welder Training Courses go World-wide
Leading Edges in Welding
Connect - 2011 issues
Connect - January/February 2011
Nano-indentation at TWI
Subsea testing from ROVs
TWI hosts Chinese delegation
Aerospace sector to benefit from TWI-let industrial research collaboration
Skills gap training and certification identified in the UK oil and gas industry
Connect - March/April 2011
WELD-IT - Software for SMEs
Local MP meets TWI apprentices
TWI experts keep flying legend airborne
Inspection and maintenance of wind farm installations
Rapid heat exchanger and boiler tube inspection using ultrasonic guided waves
Connect - May/June 2011
Recycle - resurface
Underwater laser cutting
News from South East Asia
TWI expertise in novel solvent development
Double success for TWI in RoSPA Awards 2011
Automated non-destructive evaluation of welded joints in plastics pipes
Connect - July/August 2011
Aiding industry with coating technology
High Energy Digital Radiography
New President for The Welding Institute
Add TWI’s information to your own
News in brief
Connect - September/October 2011
Record turnout for Aerospace
Automated inspection of nozzle welds in nuclear environments
TWI strengthens its presence in India
Australian Welding Institute forges relationship with TWI
Welding of geomembranes - CWSIP exam success for Greenstar in Ireland
Advanced Long Range Ultrasonic Technology (LRUT) for integrity assessment
News in Brief
Connect - November/December 2011
News in brief
Information search made easier
Nano-indentation at the Low Carbon Energy Manufacturing Technology Centre (LCE-MTC)
Thousandth Members’ report launches webaccessible
Faster than a speeding bullet
Connect - 2010 issues
Connect - January/February 2010
New thermographic inspection training at TWI
Welder Apprentice Scheme in Brunei a great success
TWI member companies have free access to MI-21 consumables database
TWI receives Health and Safety certificate from Lloyd's Register CEO
Customised replica training gives insights into material microstructures
Innovative bed manufacturing and new product development
Connect - March/April 2010
TWI hosts high-level delegation from Malaysia
Take advantage of TWI's improved identification service
Composite patch repair for marine and civil engineering applications
TWI awarded funding to develop innovative fabrication route for wind turbine foundations
Welding with Chocolate - the fusion of fun and engineering
Connect - May/June 2010
PEDITO - a unique plasma generation process
IMPCOAT - a new project to extend the life of coatings
First CSWIP thermographic inspection certificate issued
Risk based, direct assessment of pipelines coupled with TWI Inspection Services
Safe under pressure - new test chamber now completed
Connect - July/August 2010
New Chief Executive
TWI Technology Awareness Day
CSWIP Welding Quality Control
TWI seminars in Japan and China
Join TWI's new group in LinkedIn!
UK and China co-operate in steel research
TWI contributes towards Royal flower show gold
HRH The Prince of Wales celebrates his scholars' success
Connect - September/October 2010
TWI North America
Aerospace industry panel
CSWIP Welding QC Co-ordinator - a popular new scheme
ADEPT at System in Package - collaborative project draws to a successful close
Selection of welding processes for high-level nuclear waste encapsulation
Connect - November/December 2010
Digital radiography now PCN and CSWIP approved!
New laser materials processing equipment at TWI
TWI South East Asia expands into Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
Turning up the heat: Laser ablation of ultra-high temperature ceramics
European project to develop inspection system for counterfeit components
TWI Technology Awareness Day 2010: Materials selection and failure avoidance
Connect - 2009 issues
Connect - January/February 2009
Manifold failure in service...but why?
Seminars in Japan and China prove a hit
TWI leads revision of unique publication
Residual stress measurement - an alternative solution
Tendering strategy meets challenge of new business environment
High pressure H2 equipment - partners now sought for European and UK collaborative projects
Thomas Swan to launch TWI'sadvanced abrasion resistant additives
Connect - March/April 2009
Reza takes the business reins
High profile for TWI in SE Asia
Electronic joint breakdowns prompt TWI investigation
Bespoke solutions using advanced phased array techniques
Assessment of bobbin friction stir welding for joining aluminium alloys
Success on track: high speed hybrid laser-MIG welding for aluminium alloy railcars
Childsplay! Modelling of composite structures via the NCN
Connect - May/June 2009
A model change - latest advances in modelling at TWI
A whole new platform ... robotic friction stir welding
Vessel dismantling - TWI broadens its marine interests
Unique system for generating electricity from ocean waves
Integrity management and inspection seminar - a smash hit in Libya
Million pound laser scabbling job for TWI
Connect - July/August 2009
Friction surfacing onto ceramics
Surfacing and particulate engineering
A novel underwater digital radiography inspection system
Returning by popular demand ...friction stir welding training
Friction stir variant open new doors for transport applications
Successful project on corrosion resistant coatings for biomass plant
Connect - September/October 2009
Top HSE approval for TWI
New pipe connector passes the test
TWI seminars in Japan and China - 2009
Laser direct metal deposition for shaft refurbishment
Structural batteries - TWI applies for Battrix patent
Connect - November/December 2009
TWI in Scotland
The Brunel Innovation Centre
EU funding for low carbon energy manufacturing
Variable amplitude fatigue testing of full-scale pipe joints
Modelling of Interface Evolution in Advanced Welding (MintWeld) - new Framework 7 project
Successful launch of the Energy Generation and Supply KTN
Connect - 2008 issues
Connect - January/February 2008
News in brief
Success in Japan
MMCs database goes live
State of the art wire bonding
Materials issues in creep service
Cold spray launch at TWI Yorkshire
Advanced manufacturing technology event
ALTEX - Automated laser welding for textiles
A 'hole' new technique for friction stir welding
Connect - March/April 2008
Product life cycle carbon footprinting
Composites research fuel innovative application
Low cost lead-free soldering technology to improve the competitiveness of European SMEs
Connect - May/June 2008
New laser technology enables design
Bevan Braithwaite OBE MA FREng FWeldI
Release of updated CRACKWISE software
New coating facility in the North East
Thermal sprayed coatings for composites
Welding and joining information at your desk
Connect - July/August 2008
Teletest Focus goes permanent
Helping to preserve Britain's heritage
TWI buzzes at Technology Awareness Day
Contact angle and surface energy measuring system
High pressure hydrogen test facility nears completion
Renewable Energy Centre operational at TWI's Technology Centre (North East)
Advances in joining medical devices
Connect - September/October 2008
Heat treatment at TWI
Improving thermal management
TWI software launch in Las Vegas
The Mayor of Chongqing visits TWI
Large-scale resistive implant welding of thermoplastic composites
Co-operation agreement set up for engineering services in Indonesia
Safety and reliability concerns with P91 pressure vessels and piping
Multi-disciplinary brainstorm aids manufacturer
Connect - November/December 2008
New centre for the power industry
Plant integrity management training
Industry benefits from new technique
Fabrication quality audit of a power plant
Novel optical system for residual stress measurement
Infra-red alternative scores highly in plastics joining task
Prediction and control of distortion in lightweight ship panels
Connect - 2007 issues
Connect - January/February 2007
News in brief
Friends and rivals
A cutting edge solution
Major partnership for TWI
Robot downtime costs cut using offline programming
Friction stir processing for on-line repair of nuclear plant
TWI co-chairs energy materials task group on alternative energy
Laser textile joining puts stitching in the shade - a new Wales project
Connect - March/April 2007
News in brief
Novel, low-cost and unique
Adhesive bonding technology
New standards in construction
First Official Representatives Induction Day
Welding fume and your health - advice from HSE
Novel pre-polymer gives superb abrasion resistance
High pressure hydrogen test service launched at TWI
Automated PCB inspection system covers all the bases
Connect - May/June 2007
Life on Mars
News in brief
A unique resource for high tech inspection
Medical application of fatigue life analysis
TWI/NPL collaboration on coating adhesion assessment
Equipment Risk Consulting - a new approach to plant management
Connect - July/August 2007
News in brief
Technology Fellows 2007
Tech firms at TWI for a green meeting
EWM Hightec Welding GmbH holds training course at TWI
Corrosion surprise threatens costly shutdown extension
Intellectual property - exploiting your ideas with TWI's help
High integrity welding of thick section magnesium - not a problem!
Connect - September/October 2007
News in brief
New President of EWF
Upgraded software now available
Queen's Award for TWI Member company
A novel method for joining dissimilar materials
Champion brazer prepares for industrial Olympics
TWI hosts round table on 'De-risking alternative energy projects'
Chinese Institute benefits from Cambridge's twin spot laser experience
Connect - November/December 2007
News in brief
Electrifying visitor at sector meeting
New technology transfer project in Wales
Vitolane resins enable new high performance coatings
Prompt inspection of fire damage puts client's mind at rest
TWI's successful defence of the patent for Clearweld technology
TWI project team wins Best Materials and Design Innovation prize
Stepping back in time - a weld of difference for re-born Bluebird
Connect - 2006 issues
Connect - January/February 2006
TWI achieves ISO 14001 certification
News in brief
What's the spatter with you?
ENGFit - fitness-for-purpose software
Timber welding - not such a tall tale
Pushing the boundaries - Friction stir goes deeper than before
Welded afterthoughts prompt a closer look
Up, down, up, down - cyclic pressure testing at TWI
Connect - March/April 2006
News in brief
TWI to research UAVs
TWI arrives in Rotherham
Causing a stir in the welding world
CrackFirst wins national WCSIM award
Electronics companies need to take action
Farewell to a free thinker - Dr Alan Wells
DTI support for Knowledge Transfer Network
Official opening of the NDT Validation Centre at TWI Wales
Connect - May/June 2006
TWI Technical Groups
Forging links in Yorkshire
Power plant suites launched
Mini-tool launch shakes LRUT market
A world first in phased array qualification
ChainTest - automated inspection of mooring chains
Championing Chinese change - TWI's push for Beijing business
New TWI/Mermaid diver inspection facilities open in Thailand
Better joints using two contra-rotating FSW tools ... and all with less clamping?
Connect - July/August 2006
MES-merise at TWI
News in brief
Looking for something?
Small joints make a big difference
Library catalogue now available online
Metal-to-composite coating solves insulation problem
Ratification for welds working in cryogenic conditions
Encapsulation of electro magnetic sensitive components - laser welding solves the problem
Connect - September/October 2006
News in brief
EMF deadline looms
Teletest Focus takes off
Manufacturing crashworthy rail vehicles
First Passports issued under the National Welder Training Scheme
Science award support for TWI's damage mechanism training course
Connect - November/December 2006
Food for thought
From Russia for training
In-house design capability
Aerospace team touch down in India
Framework 7 and TWI support for Members
Stainless steel flange toughness testing
TWI Yorkshire on the Advanced Manufacturing Park
7th International Friction Stir Welding Symposium
A New Award: The Richard Dolby - Rolls-Royce Prize
Connect - 2005 issues
Connect - January/February 2005
Making the change to lead-free soldering
Thermal spraying for novel bearing design
News in brief - Construction - beyond the horizon
Teething troubles ... dental engineers given a helping hand
Robotic arc welding - successful conclusion to European project
Enhanced sealing method for curtain airbags...using laser welding
Connect - March/April 2005
News in brief
SkillWELD winner goes West
New team for industry support
Core research pushes the boundaries
Upgraded P-scan ultrasonic equipment
New laboratory named after Trevor Gooch
High pressure hydrogen test service launched at TWI
CrackFirst - a new sensor system to assist in structural health monitoring
The modelling option ... lead-free soldered circuitry faces a reliability onceover
Connect - May/June 2005
News in brief
New kit... new partnerships
Stirring things up on the London rail network
The Trevor Gooch environmental testing laboratory
Hot stuff... turns the heads of the furnace business
South East Asia welcomes a new focal point for welding professionals
Equipment, consumables and materials forum takes off - your chance to make a change
Connect - July/August 2005
News in brief
Spot on welding
Warming to friction stir welding
New equipment expands capabilities
Biggest girth weld test gets underway
Legislation with far reaching effects
A tough choice - made easier by talking to the right people
Connect - September/October 2005
News in brief
Quality service in Wales
Decision made - it's official
Plant Integrity wins LNG contract
Reduce process variation in lead-free soldering
Coatings comparison lends insight to cost cutting
TWI's new diffusion bonder builds on 40 years' research
Connect - November/December 2005
News in brief
Decompression chamber at TWI North provides local services
Europewide audience at textiles event
FEA aids design of climbers' snow safety device
Polypipe Civils take CSWIP plastics welding exam
TWI to develop risk-based tool for maintenance planning of wind turbines
Product improvement prompts welding procedure development
Spoilt for choice ... tiptoeing through the plastics minefield
Reel results - offshore pipe plastic straining ... simulated in the lab
Connect - 2004 issues
Connect - January/February 2004
Connect, no.128 - Weldasearch reloaded
Fuel cells - the way ahead
Everyone's a winner [news of awards]
Nickel superalloy blades pass the test
Subsea engineering benefits from review
Offshore contractor consults on coating integrity
Connect - March/April 2004
News in brief
Flip chip - answers for the future
Exhaustive testing proves Barrikade benefits
Comeld (TM) - an innovation in composite to metal joining
Game, set and match ... Yorkshire sports equipment firm gets stuck in
Connect - May/June 2004
News in brief
Plasma to the fore
Taking to the valleys
Adhering to sound advice
Electronics fuels innovation - packaging makes it work
Making life safer - fume and pollutants lab opens at Abington
Connect - July/August 2004
Far and wide
News in brief
Royal visitor for TWI
Throwing a little light on the matter
Free technical support comes to Welsh valleys
Surfi-SculptTM uses electrons to reshape future
Eight countries - fourteen companies - budget US$1.4M
No room for failure - first time, every time for electronics and sensors
Connect - September/October 2004
News in brief
Help for hydro
A new spin on arc welding
National Composites Network
Virtual ultrasonic testing to the fore
Lottery funding refurbishes library archive
A thousand answers to the first thousand FAQs
Phyz biocompatible coating lends visibility to ultrasound images and eliminates biopsy procedure guesswork
Connect - November/December 2004
News from Plant Integrity
Metz event attracts record numbers
European Space Agency receives TWI support
Stir welding with a difference..... dual-rotation
Mechanical testing made easy - top equipment at TWI
Gripping end to design of innovative wall repair device
Connect - 2003 issues
Connect - January/February 2003
News in brief
New spraying facility
Instant radiographic imaging
A new worldwide Joint Industry Project
A flying success story for friction stir welding
Hi-tech metals HQ takes off in TWI-South Yorkshire alliance
Welding Co-ordinator implemented at United States nuclear plant
RISKWISE a success in China
Connect - March/April 2003
News in brief
Fast track to industry support
Re-stir(TM) - reversal stir welding
Expansion of TWI services in Malaysia
Drop-on-demand ink jet printing adhesives
Middlesbrough leads the way in track safety
International friction stir event gathers momentum
Step into the light: Lasers - the competitive and cost effective solution
Interpretation of weld radiographs - a multimedia training course
Connect - May/June 2003
STEQ - software for SMEs
EC 6th Framework programme.
Changes at TWI Certification Ltd
SkillWELD finalist heads for the top
Conference in honour of Richard Dolby
Trivex tool for friction stir welding
Continuing Professional Development News
Unique MI-21 project to put metals knowledge on-line
INKASS - Intelligent Knowledge Asset Sharing and Trading
Com-stir (TM) - Compound motion for friction stir welding and machining
Connect - July/August 2003
IoRW - one year down the line
Successful demonstration in Europe
Certification of Welding Inspectors
Enhanced facilities for Microtechnology
A salty problem - towards a cracking solution
Helping the oil and gas industry to make the most of FSPOs
Back to the future - central certification for NDT personnel
'The best event yet...' 4th International Friction Stir Welding Symposium
Connect - September/October 2003
News in brief
Extending ECA to sour service
Chief Executives' names to live on
Renewable energy technologies at TWI
Hybrid laser-arc welding with adaptive control
Unique corrosion testing facility for hot components in immersed environments
Interfaces of Medical Devices, Electronics and Photonics and Intelligent Textiles
Connect - November/December 2003
News in brief
Young author causes a stir
Raising the standard of plastics welders
High level service for the aerospace industry
Team building! [building with sandwich panels]
Regional technology project pops welded bubbles
TWI to expand materials processing capabilities
Connect - 2002 issues
Connect - January/February 2002
Weldasearch is on Dialog
Enhanced benefits for Members
Electronics team get new Manager
Hybrid laser-arc processing at TWI
Reliability tools for asset managers
Vice Chancellor encourages engineering
New equipment - ultrasonic phased array
State-of-the-art lasers for project work
Quantum steps ahead for leg orthotics design
Teletest inspection of offshore risers in Lake Maracaibo
News in brief - Middle East project set to reduce costs; AWS show; SkillWELD 2002; and Technical Group Meeting
Connect - March/April 2002
News in brief
Building for the future
New version of CRACKWISE software
Institute of Rail Welding - on track for higher standards
Enhanced service for microtechnology applications
Electronics success in the North East [of England]
First dedicated friction stir welding job shop in Denmark
High performance polymer coatings for the protection of large components
Nominations invited for TWI's premier awards
Connect - May/June 2002
Lord Sainsbury at TWI EPPIC seminar in Taiwan
News in brief
Opportunity for the medical sector
Novel developments in friction stir welding
SkillWELD 2002 - National finals held at TWI
Euro MP opens TWI welding exhibition on Tyneside
Continuing Professional Development news - an update
TWI helps build the future as part of a stg 2.7M project
Connect - July/August 2002
Royal Television Society rewards TWI team
News in brief
The road to success
New standards ahead for rail industry
New project for subsea materials
New equipment for micro-engineering
FITNET European Fitness-for-Service Network
Connect - September/October 2002
News in brief
RiskIT - a new information service
Software aids the welding industry
First EuroStir workshop a popular hit
NOMAD - European collaboration to aid industry
New mechanised system for electro-spark deposition
New project on thick section friction stir welding
Professional development - recognition by employers
Verification of brass valve components for Air Products
Supermartensitic stainless steel developments for sweet environments
Connect - November/December 2002
News in brief
Barrikade holds fire!
Belgian refinery benefits from RISKWISE
Membership boosted by generating companies
Medical devices Faraday Partnership for TWI
Get stuck in - with the Adhesives Design Toolkit
Investigation of coating failure - a TWI service
Acceptance criteria for pipe girth welds inspected using automated ultrasonic testing
Connect - 2001 issues
Connect - January/February 2001
News in brief
CPD News update
Raising the standards
TWI springs into action
Launch of oil and gas project
Space technology uses friction stir
Advances in medicine - important new projects
HVOF wire spraying system extends TWI facilities
Novel surface treatment process for light metal alloys
Infra-red welding technology - successful proving tests
Connect - March/April 2001
News in brief
TWI site re-development
Middle East focus on corrosion
Defect assessment reaches four continents
Any time, any place - technical knowledge fills the bill
Long-term testing of polyethylene pipe joints
Ex-Struct- a new concept in sandwich panel structure
Rapid deployment of structural composite tunnel linings using AdhFAST
Connect - May/June 2001
AC pulsed MIG welding
New MD for Plant Integrity Ltd
Continuing Professional Development news
Holistic approach to problem solving
Light metals usage in the automotive sector
Giant contract causes a stir in Parliament
Improve your qualifications - enhance your career!
Connect - July/August 2001
News in brief
Filter press alert
On line support progresses
Skew-stir, variation on a theme
Welding polyethylene pipes with confidence
Adhesives and sealants - new data on fume emissions
New Faraday Partnership to support the electronics and photonics industry
Connnect - September/October 2001
News in brief
Far East rescue mission
Fume exposure data wanted!
Lead free soldering goes to Taiwan
Continuing Professional Development News
Innovation award for TV company
Plastics welder training reaches Scotland's Western Isles (Connect September 2001)
Award celebrates friction stir welding in industry
The world's largest laboratory friction stir machine installed at TWI
Connect - November/December 2001
News in brief
Dr Keith France
Prestigious award from Japan
Aerospace industry can train online
Foundation of a new era - news of TWI's new site development
RISKWISE software sees action in Japan
Industry exploits TWI services at Essen
New equipment enhances customer service
Connect - 2000 issues
Connect - January/February 2000
News in brief
Top environmental award for TWI
Closer ties with South East Asia
Friction stir welding journeys into space
Nominations invited for TWI's premier awards
Abington contributes to energy storage revolution
Are you aware of skin sensitisation problems caused by epoxy resins?
Focus on Europe - EESD - R&D funding for energy, environment and sustainable development
Connect - March/April 2000
News in brief
Farnborough Air Show 2000
Closer ties with Malaysian industry
AdhFAST - Adhesive injection fastener
Cost effective operation in sour service
Make It With Lasers marks the millennium
Failure analysis services cross the Atlantic
Advanced repair of hot section gas turbine components
Connect - May/June 2000
News in brief
The Weld Gauge
CPD News - update
Welding the unweldable
A thousand holes every second
Friction processes - 100 years on
Dave Ellis - a lifetime in welding
Plastics join the friction revolution
Time and money savings in South Africa
Fitness for purpose requirement justifies clad repair
Graded composite coatings show potential for better performance
Connect - July/August 2000
News in brief
Dr Trevor Gooch
Calling all technical knowledge users!
Materials testing at TWI
TWI helps people under pressure
Construction connection in Malaysia
Deepwater risers require inspection assurance
ERW/HFI welded linepipe - the state of the art
Tool technology - The heart of friction stir welding
Government gives green light to TWI Certification Ltd
Mobile electron beam welding - a new 'on-site' process
RISKWISE Advanced RBI software for optimising plant inspection and maintenance
Connect - September/October 2000
News in brief
CPD News update
Defensive role for Barrikade
International prize for TWI team
In-situ production of plastics pipes
The material benefits of welded fabrics
Multimedia training - cost effective and flexible
New development in friction stir welding of steel
Programme helps company find applications for its novel material
European project increases opportunities for self-piercing riveting
Connect - November/December 2000
News in brief
Study in Scarlet
Award for laser trio
Friction stir does it again
Quality assured by beam diagnosis
New manufacturing role for Barrikade
Joint effort on tank integrity training
Magnesium joining - new developments aid industrial fabrication
Connect - 1999 issues
Connect - January/February 1999
News in brief
TWI comes up to scratch
Presidential visit to TWI
Top team scoops top TV awards
Friction stir - the way ahead
Serious savings from service assessment
Make It With Lasers (TM) Innovation award
First awards under the new Certification Scheme
Local business collaborate for long-term research
Friction stir welding under licence in Germany
Connect - March/April 1999
News in brief
New Chairman for CSWIP committee
TWI helps with company's long term plans
Green legislation - meeting the challenge
Adhesive technology dissemination programme
Rust never sleeps but TWI continues the battle
Product development - design and implementation
Friction Acoustic Bonding establishes microjoining foothold
Novel coating for medical devices enhances ultrasound imaging
Connect - May/June 1999
News in brief
New Chairman for Research Board
Adhesive technology solves your needs
Face-to-face through video conferencing
Laser makes invisible welds in plastics
Rescue mission saves 15m pound investment
Career progression and competitive advantage
TWI/Cambridge scheme gives unique research training
Cathodic protection of duplex and superduplex stainless steels offshore
Connect - July/August 1999
Corrosion problem under scrutiny
Continuing professional development news
Enhanced robotic capability aids training
European support for medical data collection
Navy underwater trials completed in TWI tank
Focus on Europe - CRAFT - R and D funding for small companies
Connect - September/October 1999
News in brief
Lasagne and chips?
Welding Institute Awards
Brazing process ideal for zirconia
Future comes into focus at Weldex '99
Training role expands in the Far East
Solution found to refinery damage problem
Obituary, Roy Nichols - his role in CSWIP and TWI
Adhesive technology - make the most of what's on offer
Outstanding success for world's first friction stir welding symposium
Connect - November/December 1999
News in brief
FAQs on technical knowledge
Innovation in adhesives
Worldwide success for standards sets
Downtime reduced after plant assessment
FR Eng award for Chief Executive
Strong future for novel centrifugal winding
New project support use of diving tank facilities
TWI expands its electromagnetic inspection capability
Focus on Europe - CSG - Research and Development funding for major industrial projects
Connect - 1998 issues
Connect - January/February 1998
TWI investigates micro materials
Busbar business benefits for Joining Forces
Ministerial launch of high power laser project
Connect - March/April 1998
Connect - May/June 1998
Design advice at 30 mph
New GRP certification scheme
Ceramics Centre has a new home
TWI aids in product development
Improved facility for high temperature diffusion bonding
Major CSWIP development pioneered by TWI
Continuing Professional Development - an update
Cathodic protection of ferritic-austenitic stainless steel
On-going work helps verify reliability of radiography
Connect - July/August 1998
Connect - September/October 1998
Guideline development for pipe reeling
Crack arrest checks for new LPG storage tank steels
Development of girth weld repair assessment procedure for offshore pipelaying
Connect - November/December 1998
Focus in Europe
Pit stop for site water system
Novel development in continuous casting
Lead free: TWI prepares for new legislation
Friction stir wins Millennium Products recognition
Ultrasonic immersion - new testing facility at TWI
Cracking risk in steel pipelines from external hard zones
New agreement with Columbus
Connect - Pre-1998 articles
Connect - 1997 articles
Titanium in industry
Spotlight on titanium
Strain gauging in extremis
Joining Forces - the first two years
CSWIP NDT programme in India takes off
Art + technology = beauty
Composites activity expands
Rapid metal to ceramic joining
TWI acquire the AGEMA LOCK-IN Thermography System
Abington work behind standards revision
TWI achieved Investor in People status
Gas additions boost friction performances
Penetration control system for TIG welding
Welds before and after underline value of butt fusion course.
Kawasaki robots aid key R and D at TWI
New Welding Co-ordinator software takes off
New project will build high power Nd:YAG laser
Stir welding marches into thick-section territory
Fast results achieved in [reactor vessel strain tests in] South Wales
Proving fitness for purpose [of pipe welds for an offshore structure]
Increasing electronics efficiency with flip-chip on board
Ultrasonics help investigate the integrity of adhesive-filled metal structures
Stir welding emerges as major new process for aluminium
WELDTECH '97 marks new agency agreement in the Middle East
1/2M pound sterling plastics joining demonstration centre at TWI North
The Al to Zn of friction stir welding fastest ... thickest ... and now in ferrous materials
Connect - 1996 articles
Making calculations easier
South East Asia ACFM course
Help with adhesives training
Boiler takes the heat in comfort
Novel method joins plastic pipes
Joining Forces success in Belfast
Far East fitness-for-purpose check
Adhesive technology demonstration centre
Spot the evidence
Wider recognition for welding inspectors
First UK Research Council contract for TWI
Joining demonstration centres in industry
Conductive adhesive for ultrasound catheter
Project saves time and money for Amerada Hess
New standard for weld fracture toughness testing
Aged samples lend added credence to safety codes
Engineering critical assessment of pipeline welds
Supporting technology on the Indian sub-continent
Small firms seize no-cost reviews and low-cost trials
Technology demonstrators show best practice in action
Friction stir welding of titanium
Joints take 10 seconds in the microwave
'Mildly sour' environment project saves half a million pounds
Plastics fume - new findings released
Arc welding Demonstration Centre shows best practice in action
Underwater welding work expands at TWI North
Space Shuttle technology transferred to power generation industry
TWI enhances on-stream inspection service
LIVEMAN - Advanced joining processes for lightweight vehicle manufacture
Cracking risk in steel pipelines from external hard zones
Structural integrity assured for Liverpool Bay
'Tubestress' measures residual stresses in parts that other equipment cannot reach
Thermomechanical material processing by friction [friction pillar processing]
Connect - 1995 articles
Assessing plant life
Diffusion bonding of titanium alloys
Warm pre-stressing of pressure vessels
Aluminium extrusions make gas storage easier
Low skill arc welding development shows its potential
Connect - 1994 articles
A force for the future
Bulletin archive - The technical journal for TWI Industrial Members
Bulletin - June/July 2013
Bulletin - January/February 2013
Bulletin - 2013 issues
Bulletin - 2012 issues
Bulletin - January /February 2012
Membership Voice - Bulletin - January / February 2012
Bulletin - March/April 2012
Membership Voice - Bulletin - March / April 2012
Bulletin - May/June 2012
Membership Voice - Bulletin - May / June 2012
Bulletin - July /August 2012
Membership Voice - Bulletin - July / August 2012
Friction stir in steel - promises of commercial success
Bulletin - September /October 2012
Bulletin - November/December 2012
Bulletin - 2011 issues
Bulletin - January /February 2011
Membership Voice - Bulletin - January / February 2011
Up to the job - in the harshest environment?
Case Study: New pressure test chamber commissioned
Phased array inspection of aluminothermic rail welds
Bulletin - March /April 2011
Membership Voice - Bulletin - March / April 2011
Case Study: Formula One benefits from electron beam welding
TWI announces CompoSurfTM technology for applying coatings to composites
Material selection for supercritical CO2 transport
The way forward in surface modification using the low power laser Surfi-Sculpt solution
Bulletin - May /June 2011
Lifeboat hatches get the test treatment
Looking into the weld pool with Camweld
Fabricator calls in the experts - using REMTEC funding
Up to specification, or not?
Arc specialists check out performance claims of MIG/MAG variant manufacturer
Bulletin - July /August 2011
Manufacturing Talk - Membership Alert
Bulletin - September / October 2011
Membership Voice - Bulletin - September / October 2012
Bulletin - November /December 2011
Membership alert - Industrial Membership take stock...the additive revolution is underway
Bulletin - 2010 issues
Bulletin- January /February 2010
Old ... but how old?
TWI assists with critical repair at Canadian nuclear plant
Bigger and better
Maintenance down, lifetime up, using thermal coatings in waste plant
Bulletin - March /April 2010
Micro-friction surfacing on ceramics
Steel catenary risers in sour deep water environments
Getting it right - qualifying plastics welders for manufacturers?
FSW variant leads the way with 'impossible'
Bulletin - May /June 2010
Keeping repair costs down
New Energy Generation and Supply Knowledge Transfer Network
Advances made in friction stir welding of steel
Manual phased array inspection - how reliable is it?
Steel catenary risers in sour deepwater environments
Bulletin - July /August 2010
Bobbin tool friction stir welding advances
Membership Voice - Bulletin - July / August 2010
Bulletin, July - August 2010 - The literature search made easy.....Weldasearch
Weld overlaying - are we doing the right thing?
Less invasive inspection...how can it be justified?
Bulletin - September /October 2010
Membership Voice - Bulletin - September / October 2010
High beam brightness aids fine scale processing
Customised replica training gives insights on material microstructures and surface condition
Austenitic stainless steel weldments - the sour service limits
Bulletin - November/December 2010
Membership Voice - Bulletin - November / December 2010
Nuclear decommissioning - the high power laser route
Case Study: Fitness for service assessment of pipelines
Fine scale processing using high beam brightness - the sequel
Bulletin - 2009 issues
Bulletin - January /February 2009
How will the financial crisis affect TWI?
Surfi-Sculpt.....yes, but using lasers
Electronic joint breakdowns prompt TWI investigation
Trains, planes and automobiles...a joining process of tomorrow
Laser fillet welds in thicker steels...in-process quality monitoring
Bulletin - March /April 2009
Your team at TWI
Burning desire to succeed
Flying high - with the aerospace industry
Quick response favours the experts - in search of contamination
Urgent need for titanium preforms - prompt delivery delights customer
Examination of failure in fir tree connection in disc from steam turbine 101-JT
Tubestress measures residual stresses in parts that other equipment cannot reach
Offshore hardware - those life shortening threats (Part 1)
Blowing in the wind - risk based inspection of offshore turbines
Bulletin - May /June 2009
Project Manager of Group Sponsored Projects
Infrared alternative scores highly in plastics joining task
Life shortening threats to offshore hardware
The inside story ... X-ray computer tomography (Bulletin May 2009)
Changes on the surface...laser based modification of polypropylene pipe coatings for oil and gas applications
Bulletin - July /August 2009
Membership Voice - Bulletin - July / August 2009
Enhanced fatigue performance achieved by locally thickened and machined pipe ends
Sticking to the issues...bonding composites to steel in double lap shear
Fluid movements through polymers...permeation and diffusion under the spotlight
Getting to grips with fasteners ....the structural integrity of bolted connections
Bulletin - September /October 2009
Composites lead the way in fuel cell manufacture
A novel approach to offshore wind power
Membership Voice - Bulletin - September / October 2009
Multi-disciplinary brainstorm aids manufacturer
Bespoke solutions using advanced phased array techniques
Magnetic particle inspection...just how good is it?
Getting more for your assets... an approach to assured availability
Bulletin - November /December 2009
Member services improved by enhanced global approach
FSW adopted for invisible stainless repair
Watching the costs...in ship welding
'Floating' bobbin tool eliminates FSW shoulder forces
Laser direct metal deposition for shaft refurbishment
Battery or structural component...or both? (Bulletin November 2009)
Bulletin - 2008 issues
Bulletin - January /February 2008
Review of 2007
Launchpad - Bulletin - January / February 2008
Net Gains - Bulletin - January / February 2008
Dissimilar materials...novel solutions to joining the unjoinable
Pipeline plastic straining...are those flaw assessment procedures too conservative?
Bulletin - March /April 2008
2008 - A lucky year for TWI
BS 7910 under the spotlight
Launchpad - Bulletin - March / April 2008
Net Gains - Bulletin - March / April 2008
Dangers...what dangers? Just what products evolve during hot gas welding of fluoropolymers?
Bulletin - May /June 2008
Paper or electronic?...it's your call
1980s material - a question of fracture toughness
Net Gains - Bulletin - May / June 2008
Launchpad - Bulletin - May / June 2008
Advice and technical support for tricky offshore repair
Welding with a new generation of high brightness lasers
Tomorrow's energy sources...addressing the materials issues
Bulletin, May - June 2008 - Information, information, information...the where and how at TWI
Bulletin - July /August 2008
Launchpad - Bulletin - July / August 2008
Metals information at your fingertips
Comparative fatigue lives in question - so ask TWI
The late Bevan Braithwaite OBE MA FREng FWeldI
Non-stick developments underway...to counter paint, dirt and grease
Fatigue sensors take centre stage - 'seeing' the way forward
Bulletin - September /October 2008
Membership Voice - Bulletin - September / October 2008
Improving turbocharger performance
Electron beam welding large parts...without a vacuum chamber?
Pipeline corrosion control - the history and the long range future
A crashworthy solution...friction stir welding in aluminium rolling stock
Bulletin - November /December 2008
Second opinion sets client's mind at rest
Making it last longer..... life extension of offshore installations
Corrosion detection in offshore risers...using guided ultrasonic waves
Bulletin - 2007 issues
Bulletin - January /February 2007
Membership Voice - Bulletin - January / February 2007
Net Gains - Bulletin - January / February 2007
Launchpad - Bulletin - January / February 2007
Welding - using the new generation of high-power fibre-delivered lasers
Healthy Aims - secrets under the skin. Implantable microsystems-based medical devices in the spotlight
It's the strategy that counts - supply chain management under scrutiny. Understanding the use of a systems approach
Bulletin - March /April 2007
Review of Member services
Launchpad - Bulletin - March / April 2007
Net Gains - Bulletin - March / April 2007
Nano what?..The tiny technology of tomorrow
TRIP steel - better weldability using resistance spot welding
Taking the guesswork out of fatigue - a sensor for welded steelstructures
Bulletin - May /June 2007
The passing of an age
Net Gains - Bulletin - May / June 2007
Launchpad - Bulletin - May / June 2007
Getting it right - inter-organisational relationships in production
Joining steel to aluminium and magnesium alloys...a new way forward
Bulletin - July /August 2007
Looking into the pool
Update on China
Net Gains - Bulletin - July / August 2007
Launchpad - Bulletin - July / August 2007
Looking good - a first attempt to develop conductive carbon nanotube/epoxy adhesives
Bulletin - September /October 2007
Improving our services to our members
Net Gains - Bulletin - September / October 2007
Launchpad - Bulletin - September / October 2007
Challenges for smaller enterprises - in the supply chain
Hybrid process poses attractive solution for joining thin auto sheet
Improved material processing achieved using high brightness electron beam power deposition
Bulletin - November /December 2007
The changing face of TWI
Net Gains - Bulletin - November / December 2007
Launchpad - Bulletin - November / December 2007
The changing face of composite structures
Promising results from hybrid laser-arc work...ideal for thin auto sheet
Bulletin - 2006 issues
Bulletin - January /February 2006
Net Gains - Bulletin - January / February 2006
Membership Voice - Bulletin - January / February 2006
Launchpad - Bulletin - January / February 2006
Wired for sound results... pulsed MIG welding of titanium
The see-through look...an automated approach to magnesium casting inspection
Bulletin - March /April 2006
Energy - past, present and future
Net Gains - Bulletin - March / April 2006
Launchpad - Bulletin - March / April 2006
Nickel superalloys - their welding and deposition
Sustaining a healthy lifestyle...through knowledge transfer
A second life - waste composites adopted in reinforced concrete
Bulletin - May /June 2006
The role of the Official Representative
Launchpad - Bulletin - May / June 2006
Net Gains - Bulletin - May / June 2006
An environment of innovation - the TWI approach
Throwing new light on materials processing...[laser welding]
Bulletin- July /August 2006
AGM honours recognise personal excellence
Launchpad - Bulletin - July / August 2006
Net Gains - Bulletin - July / August 2006
A world of information....at your fingertips
Core research at TWI in design and engineering
Variations on a theme - the twists and turns of friction stir welding
Bulletin - September /October 2006
Membership Voice - Bulletin - September / October 2006
Net Gains - Bulletin - September / October 2006
Launchpad - Bulletin - September / October 2006
The friction stir revolution - Part 2
Better and better... resistance spot weldability progress made in car, truck and bus applications
Bulletin - November /December 2006
Welcome to our new look!
Net Gains - Bulletin - November / December 2006
Launchpad - Bulletin - November / December 2006
Managing old equipment... save or scrap?
Damage detection - the phased array approach
A cutting edge solution...using fibre lasers
Bulletin - 2005 issues
Bulletin - January /February 2005
Membership Voice - Bulletin - January / February 2005
Net Gains - Bulletin - January / February 2005
Launchpad - Bulletin - January / February 2005
Measure for measure - getting it right
Design for disassembly - re-use of electronics when their day is done
Bulletin - March /April 2005
Membership Voice - Bulletin - March / April 2005
Launchpad - Bulletin - March / April 2005
Net Gains - Bulletin - March / April 2005
Heart of the matter - research at TWI
Deep penetration welding - the fibre laser way
Changes in a materials world... Peter Hart retires
Bulletin - May /June 2005
Industry teams - serving the Members
Launchpad - Bulletin - May / June 2005
Net Gains - Bulletin - May / June 2005
NDT tool makes light work of tank inspection
Polymer degradation revisited - fast or slow, how and why
High power non-vacuum EB welding...Could it be the thick section welding process of the future?
Bulletin - July /August 2005
Investing for the future
Derek Russell - a laser luminary
Launchpad - Bulletin - July / August 2005
Net Gains - Bulletin - July / August 2005
Titanium alloys under stress - more than just a specification
Managing nicely - the electronic approach to fabrication management
Changes on the surface - Radical advances have been made in composite to metal joining
Bulletin - September /October 2005
TWI or The Welding Institute?
Net Gains - Bulletin - September / October 2005
Launchpad - Bulletin - September / October 2005
Titanium alloys under stress - the results
Disruptive technology.... recognising and coping with the inevitable
Detecting microscopic structural vibrations for monitoring storage tanks - with piezoelectric transducers
Bulletin - November /December 2005
China - a personal view
Net Gains - Bulletin - November / December 2005
Launchpad - Bulletin - November / December 2005
Consuming matters - a structured approach
Putting waste aircraft down the drain? [Recycling of composites]
Piezoelectric transducers adopted for storage tank monitoring ... the results
Bulletin - 2004 issues
Bulletin - January /February 2004
Net Gains - Bulletin - January / February 2004
The information team at your service
Launchpad - Bulletin - January / February 2004
Know the how and why - learning from failure
NDT quality - signal processing for stir welding
In the spotlight - plasma/plume effects in laser welding
Bulletin - March /April 2004
Net Gains - Bulletin - March / April 2004
Membership Voice - Bulletin - March / April 2004
Launchpad - Bulletin - March / April 2004
Keeping up standards - Worldwide contributions to worldwide industry
The sandwich solution... Could the fireproof composite Barrikade be the construction material of the future?
Skin deep... success on the surface - Creating a hard ceramic coating on aluminium alloys by plasma electrolytic oxidation
Bulletin - May /June 2004
Launchpad - Bulletin - May / June 2004
Net Gains - Bulletin - May / June 2004
A new home for a key Member service - the Library
Polymer performance - in a tough world
First time, every time - stats in NDT reliability
Riser girth weld toughness - an HAZ microstructure issue
Bulletin - July /August 2004
Farewell to Peter Adams
Net Gains - Bulletin - July / August 2004
Launchpad - Bulletin - July / August 2004
Bevan bows out - the first 43 years
Surfing success - a site with a difference
PEEK performance - thermal spraying of a polymer
The see-through look... digital radiography gets under the skin
Bulletin - September /October 2004
Taking the long view
Net Gains - Bulletin - September / October 2004
Learning from our mistakes
Launchpad - Bulletin - September / October 2004
Further modelling - radiography of thin-section welds
Adhesive bonding - Organosilane modification of aluminium alloys
Bulletin - November /December 2004
Net Gains - Bulletin - November / December 2004
Taking the long view - a moving occasion
Launchpad - Bulletin - November / December 2004
Procuring defence jobs...the offset way
Hot news - thermal management 10 years on
Dissimilar metal welds - how good are they?
Bulletin - 2003 issues
Bulletin - January /February 2003
Your CRP - your chance to make a difference
Net Gains - Bulletin - January / February 2003
Launchpad - Bulletin - January / February 2003
Risk ... what risk? Assessing the risk in inspection planning
Friction stir welding - How big is the process torque? - a simple prediction
The changing worlds... Radical advances in both electron beam and friction welding come under the spotlight
Bulletin - March /April 2003
Launchpad - Bulletin - March / April 2003
Doors open on a new future for industrial member services
Net Gains - Bulletin - March / April 2003
Joint mix on the line... [The weld line properties of polymeric mixtures]
Taking the long view... [long range ultrasonic testing for the oil and gas industries]
Bulletin - May /June 2003
Are you getting the most out of your Membership?
Net Gains - Bulletin - May / June 2003
The changing worlds - Part 2: Rubbing along nicely
Built by robots - autonomous manufacture of large steel fabrication by robots was a manufacturing dream not so long ago
Taking the long view - Part 2
Bulletin - July /August 2003
Net Gains - Bulletin - July / August 2003
Launchpad - Bulletin - July / August 2003
Membership Voice - Bulletin - July / August 2003
At the helm... [TWI's new Chief Executive]
Richard Dolby [a tribute marking his retirement from TWI]
A panel of experts... [Ex-Struct laser welded sandwich panel structures]
At odds with ODS... [joining iron-based oxide dispersion strengthened alloys]
Bulletin - September /October 2003
X-ray...the practical way
Net Gains - Bulletin - September / October 2003
Membership Voice - Bulletin - September / October 2003
Launchpad - Bulletin - September / October 2003
Flying high - with the aerospace industry
Quality...at the cutting edge [factors affecting laser cut edge quality]
Bulletin - November /December 2003
Meet the library and information services teams
Launchpad - Bulletin - November / December 2003
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The model approach ... to radiography
Just how much does it matter? Inadvertent welding procedure changes - investigating their influence onweldment properties
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What is Deming's 'Shewhart' cycle?
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What is the End of Life Vehicle (ELV) Directive?
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What is Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)?
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FAQ: What is thermal management in electronics packaging?
What are the latest developments in robotics and automation?
What is the Eco Design of Energy using Products (EuP) Directive?
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What is dual certification or parallel certification for procedure qualification? Are there any restrictions on dual certificati
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FAQ: What is an MSDS?
FAQ: What is arc-eye?
FAQ: Questions on fume.
FAQ: What is siderosis?
FAQ: What is a confined space?
FAQ: What is a permit to work?
FAQ: What is metal fume fever?
FAQ: Health and safety in welding
FAQ: How should I store gas cylinders?
FAQ: Local extraction for welding fume
FAQ: Should arc welding sets be PAT tested?
FAQ: What is a flame or flashback arrestor?
FAQ: Hazards associated with thermal spraying
FAQ: The use of thoriated tungsten electrodes
FAQ: What is Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)?
FAQ: Ultraviolet, visible and infrared radiation hazards
FAQ: What are the requirements for laser safety eyewear?
FAQ: Is there a problem of fume in resistance spot welding?
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FAQ: What are the hazards from gases during welding and cutting?
FAQ: Can TWI provide expert witnesses for litigation proceedings?
FAQ: Why is it so important to switch off my MAG set between welding jobs?
FAQ: What are the health and safety implications of self-piercing riveting?
FAQ: Are there any alternatives to rosin-based fluxes in cored wire solders?
Are there any health and safety implications of cutting and welding plastics?
FAQ: What are the risks associated with the use of a heart pacemaker and welding?
FAQ: When might I use GRP pipe in preference to traditional plastic pipe in the utilities industry?
FAQ: What is 'single-piece-flow' production and how does it compare to 'batch-and-queue' production?
FAQ: What is the minimum safe distance from the welding arc above which there is no risk of eye damage?
FAQ: Health and safety in welding and allied processes - assessing and controlling the exposure risk and complying with the COSH
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FAQ: What is manufacturing?
FAQ: What is a supply chain?
FAQ: How does a fuel cell work?
What is advanced manufacturing?
FAQ: What is agile manufacturing?
FAQ: What is flexible manufacturing?
FAQ: How do I make a fuel cell stack?
FAQ: What types of fuel cell are there?
FAQ: What robots are used in joining tasks?
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FAQ: What is a Knowledge Transfer Network, KTN?
FAQ: Cutting - what is its place in fabrication?
FAQ: What is involved in repair and maintenance?
FAQ: What is meant by the term Mass-Customisation?
FAQ: Manufacturing - When should simulation be used?
FAQ: What is, and why operate, a lights-out factory?
FAQ: How can the 'web' help supply chain development?
FAQ: What is the function of sensing in machine welding?
FAQ: What general design criteria apply to ceramic joints?
FAQ: What is, and why use, modular structural fabrication?
FAQ: What is the function of a cost analysis in cost reduction?
FAQ: What is involved in production line monitoring and control?
FAQ: Manufacturing - What do I need to facilitate a simulation project?
FAQ: What information can be gained by examining the failure surfaces of an adhesive joint?
FAQ:Manufacturing - When should I employ simulation to assist in resolution of manufacturing problems?
What are the typical repair rates for welded products and what are the main factors affecting them?
FAQ: What are SiAlONs?
FAQ: What is 'galling'
FAQ: Can I bond Teflon?
FAQ: What is Barrikade?
FAQ: What is weld metal?
FAQ: How is Barrikade made?
FAQ: What is Charpy Testing?
FAQ: What is graphitisation?
FAQ: What are electroceramics?
FAQ: Why use ceramic coatings?
FAQ: How do you weld cast iron?
FAQ: What is an MCrAlY coating?
FAQ: What is the contact angle?
FAQ: How can I weld naval brass?
FAQ: What are ceramic adhesives?
FAQ: What is 'chevron' cracking?
FAQ: Where can Barrikade be used?
FAQ: What is a sandwich structure?
FAQ: What are engineering ceramics?
FAQ: What is ''matching'' weld metal?
FAQ: What is a structural adhesive?
FAQ: How does a gel form from a sol?
FAQ: Where do I obtain A-TIG Fluxes?
FAQ: Is it possible to braze diamonds?
FAQ: What are biocompatible adhesives?
FAQ: What are biodegradable adhesives?
FAQ: What are piezoelectric materials?
FAQ: What are carbon-carbon composites?
FAQ: What are superconducting ceramics?
FAQ: Why are some ceramics machineable?
FAQ: How can I easily identify a plastic?
FAQ: What is the Larson-Miller parameter?
FAQ: Can I arc weld free-machining steels?
FAQ: Use of ceramics as bearing materials.
FAQ: What are inorganic ceramic adhesives?
FAQ: Which materials can be laser drilled?
FAQ: What are pressure-sensitive adhesives?
FAQ: What is the Holloman-Jaffe parameter?
FAQ: Do polymers undergo changes in service?
FAQ: How many times can a weld be re-welded?
FAQ: How can I weld aluminium-nickel bronzes?
FAQ: What are liquid crystal polymers (LCPs)?
FAQ: What is a thermal barrier coating (TBC)?
FAQ: What materials can you make with sol-gel?
FAQ: Can I weld mild steel to high yield steel?
FAQ: How can I convert between hardness scales?
FAQ: What is a 'fish-eye' and how does it develop?
FAQ: What is creep damage, and how is it detected?
FAQ: What is porosity and how can it be prevented?
FAQ: What types of engineering ceramics are there?
FAQ: Are polymeric adhesives microwave transparent?
FAQ: Can you use organic adhesives to bond ceramics?
FAQ: How can I assess the weldability of a material?
FAQ: What determines the creep strength of an alloy?
FAQ: What is hot cracking (solidification cracking)?
FAQ: Is it easy to weld titanium and titanium alloys?
FAQ: What is meant by wetting and how can it be used?
FAQ: What is the best approach for cleaning ceramics?
FAQ: What P Number is steel to BS (or EN or DIN) xxx?
FAQ: What are wormholes and how can they be prevented?
FAQ: What is type IV cracking, and how is it detected?
FAQ: How is microwave energy absorbed into an adhesive?
FAQ: Why are microwave-transparent adhesives important?
FAQ: How are glass, ceramics and glass-ceramics defined?
FAQ: How do I select a consumable for welding cast iron?
FAQ: What is meant by post-heating and how is it applied?
FAQ: Can I normalise a welded C-Mn component or structure?
FAQ: What is a sol (in the context of sol-gel technology)?
FAQ: What is an oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) alloy?
FAQ: What is galvanic corrosion and how can it be avoided?
FAQ: What is meant by the water permeability of a polymer?
FAQ: What is the permissible limit of Cu in Pb-Sn solders?
FAQ: What types of metal powder are used with HVOF spraying?
FAQ: Are HVOF coatings an alternative to hard chrome plating?
FAQ: Are quenched and tempered (Q&T) steels readily weldable?
FAQ: Can ASME IX 'P' Numbers be applied to non-ASME material?
FAQ: Why is the Ca:S ratio specified in steel specifications?
FAQ: Why is the Ti:N ratio specified in steel specifications?
FAQ: What are the implications of welding over existing welds?
FAQ: What is the difference between heat input and arc energy?
FAQ: What types of carbide powder are used with HVOF spraying?
FAQ: Are ferritic stainless steels susceptible to hot cracking?
FAQ: How do you weld grey cast iron using a MMA (SMAW) process?
FAQ: How do you weld malleable cast iron by MMA (SMAW) welding?
FAQ: How reliable are Electrically Conductive Adhesives (ECAs)?
FAQ: What are the residual stresses in a dissimilar metal weld?
FAQ: How do you weld austenitic cast iron by MMA (SMAW) welding?
FAQ: What is temper embrittlement, and how can it be controlled?
FAQ: Does titanium need gas shielding when it is friction welded?
FAQ: How are oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) alloys produced?
FAQ: What stress-strain behaviour can I expect adhesives to have?
FAQ: How can weld porosity be detected and how can it be remedied?
FAQ: How do impurities in an adhesive affect microwave attenuation?
FAQ: What are the different types of cast iron which can be welded?
What is high temperature hydrogen attack (HTHA)/hot hydrogen attack?
FAQ: How do you determine the type of cast iron you are dealing with?
FAQ: what are TMCP (Thermo-mechanically Controlled Processed) steels?
FAQ: Why are my 300 series austenitic stainless steel welds magnetic?
FAQ: What causes porosity in titanium welds and how can it be avoided?
FAQ: Which thermoplastic materials can be RF (Radio Frequency) welded?
FAQ: Which thermoplastics can be joined by hot bar or impulse welding?
FAQ: Is it possible to predict the service life of a plastic component?
FAQ: What sort of adhesives are used for medical/surgical applications?
FAQ: Can friction welding be used to join nickel and cobalt superalloys?
FAQ: What do the markings mean which are stamped on thermoplastic pipes?
FAQ: What solders can be used to overcome gold scavenging on a substrate?
FAQ: What treatments exist for altering the surface energy of a material?
FAQ: Where can I find information regarding porosity in aluminium welds?
FAQ: Do degradable plastics have a place in the medical/healthcare sector?
FAQ: How can I characterise the wear resistance of thermal spray coatings?
FAQ: Is it true that ceramics are not always hard, brittle and insulating?
FAQ: What precautions should I take when welding aluminium and its alloys?
FAQ: How do you weld spheroidal or nodular cast iron by MMA (SMAW) welding?
FAQ: Should steel plate be cold straightened if it is accidentally damaged?
FAQ: What factors affect the choice of adhesive for a specific application?
FAQ: What is meant by postweld heat treatment / stress relief heat treatment?
FAQ: When do I need to use metal coatings as opposed to polymers and paints?
FAQ: How do I measure the diffusible hydrogen level in my ferritic steel weld?
FAQ: What is the relationship between flux moisture content and weld hydrogen?
FAQ: What is the 'surface energy' of a material, and how can it be determined?
FAQ: Is it true that adhesives have more than one function in microelectronics?
FAQ: What are the typical values of surface energy for materials and adhesives?
FAQ: How can cracking be avoided when welding is used to restore tools and dies?
FAQ: How, using simple manual tests, can I identify an unknown plastic material?
FAQ: What is heat-tint and how do I avoid it during welding of stainless steels?
FAQ: Are TMCP (Thermo-Mechanically Contolled Processing) steels readily weldable?
FAQ: Can pickling of stainless steel welds be replaced by other cleaning methods?
FAQ: What are the common properties of oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) alloys?
FAQ: What are the main industrial application areas for sol-gel derived materials?
FAQ: How can I characterise the density and porosity of the thermal spray coatings?
FAQ: In ultrasonic welding, which factors affect the weldability of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What causes crater pipes and what will prevent their formation during welding?
FAQ: Can a welded repair to a pressure vessel be carried out without subsequent PWHT?
FAQ: Do increased preheat and heat input always reduce the risk of hydrogen cracking?
FAQ: What are low alloy steels, and what precautions should I take when welding them?
FAQ: What are the problems with laser cutting of aluminium and how do I overcome them?
FAQ: What is liquid metal embrittlement and what are common embrittling metal couples?
FAQ: What are the functions of the fibres and matrix in glass reinforced plastics (GRP)?
FAQ: What can be done to help achieve a good colour match when welding aluminium alloys?
FAQ: How can I determine the atmospheric corrosion performance of thermal spray coatings?
FAQ: How can I minimise the risk of solidification cracking in Submerged Arc (SAW) welds?
FAQ: What are the equivalent European and American Standards for common stainless steels?
FAQ: What methods of portable hardness testing are available and which is most reliable?
FAQ: What are Electrically Conductive Adhesives, how do they work and where are they used?
FAQ: What checks should be carried out to assess fire damage in a post-fire investigation?
FAQ: What are the causes of and solutions to the preferential weld corrosion in C-Mn steels?
FAQ: What materials issues must be considered when repairing hot section gas turbine blades?
FAQ: What precautions do I need to take to avoid hydrogen cracking when welding C-Mn steels?
FAQ: What is current industry standard practice for welding supermartensitic stainless steels?
FAQ: What is the significance of nickel on sulphide stress cracking in duplex stainless steels?
FAQ: What precautions should I take to avoid cracking when welding creep (heat)-resistant steels?
FAQ: How do I remove heat-tint formed during welding or improper heat treatment of stainless steels?
FAQ: What are the factors involved in the choice of consumables for MMA (SMAW) welding of cast iron?
FAQ: What are the microstructural constituents Austenite, Martensite, Bainite, Pearlite and Ferrite?
FAQ: What are the distinguishing characteristics of steels made using different deoxidation practices?
FAQ: Are duplex and superduplex stainless steels fit-for-purpose under conditions of cathodic protection?
FAQ: Are there any particular points to observe when clinching materials of dissimilar type or thickness?
FAQ: What are the equivalent European and American Standards for common stainless steel filler materials?
FAQ: What is the origin of embrittlement in austenitic stainless steel welds exposed to high temperatures?
FAQ: What is the relationship between hardness, microstructure and toughness in steel heat affected zones?
FAQ: How might the operating temperature limits of austenite-ferrite grades of stainless steel be increased?
FAQ: If a metal or alloy has a high thermal conductivity, does this make it more difficult to friction weld?
FAQ: Is post weld heat treatment normally required when welding chromium-nickel austenitic stainless steels?
FAQ: Why does my steel specification say that the aluminium content must exceed twice the nitrogen content?
FAQ: Can I weld duplex or superduplex stainless steel to carbon steel and, if so, what consumable should I use?
FAQ: What is the difference between the various carbon equivalent formulae used in relation to hydrogen cracking?
FAQ: What is the effect of moisture or hydrogen in shielding gas on hydrogen content of gas metal arc weld metal?
FAQ: What are the causes of and solutions to preferential weld corrosion in electric resistance welded steel pipe?
FAQ: What is a supermartensitic stainless steel and why is it an attractive alternative to duplex stainless steel?
FAQ: Why are there different types of manganese sulphide (MnS) inclusions, and how can I distinguish between them?
FAQ: I have to weld a non-ferrous metal. What does non-ferrous mean, and what things do I need to be careful about?
FAQ: How do you weld En 5 (subsequently known as 080M30 and 1.1178 C30E), a 0.3% carbon steel, under high restraint?
FAQ: For how long and at what temperature should I heat low hydrogen manual metal arc electrodes when baking is required?
FAQ: My Charpy specification is in J, but my certificate shows J/cm?; how do I compare the results with the specification?
FAQ: What is controlled deposition repair ('cold' repair, without a subsequent post-weld heat treatment), and how is it carried
FAQ: What is the procedure for welding En16 (subsequently known as 605M36), a 0.4%C, 0.25% Mo low alloy steel, under high restra
FAQ: What is the procedure for welding En17 (subsequently known as 608M38), a 0.38% C, 0.5% Mo low alloy steel, under high restr
FAQ: What is the procedure for welding En8 (subsequently known as 080M40 and 1.1186 C40E), a 0.4% carbon steel, under high restr
FAQ: My duplex or superduplex stainless steel WPQ has failed ASTM G48 testing
FAQ: What is the procedure for welding En9, a 0.55% carbon steel
FAQ: For duplex stainless steel piping used in sour service environments, are there Standards which provide hardness limits dire
FAQ: What are the requirements of ASME Section IX for retesting and/or retraining of welders (and welding operators) who fail a
FAQ: Why do the proof and tensile strength of Ni-based weld metal (used for welding 9% Ni steels) differ in welds deposited in d
FAQ: Is there a restriction on the heat input that can be used for the welding of TMCP (Thermo-mechanically Controlled Processed
FAQ: What is the procedure for welding En19?
FAQ: What is the procedure for welding En24 (subsequently known as 817M40 and 1.6582 34CrNiMo6), a 0.4% C, 1.25% Cr, 0.3% Mo low
FAQ: What is the effect on C-Mn and low alloy steels of multiple tempering or stress-relieving heat treatment cycles carried out
FAQ: How can I achieve the specified minimum strength and toughness requirements for thicker section sizes and higher strength g
FAQ: I've got to meet NACE Rockwell C hardness limits for duplex stainless steel welds but hardness was measured using the Vicke
FAQ: What is HTPAC?
FAQ: What is a laser?
FAQ: What is brazing?
FAQ: What is peening?
What is a disk laser?
FAQ: What is EMA weld?
FAQ: What is 'Kanban'?
FAQ: What is spraying?
What is a fibre laser?
FAQ: What is a coating?
FAQ: What is anodising?
FAQ: What is Comeld TM?
FAQ: What is surfacing?
FAQ: What is hardfacing?
FAQ: What is simulation?
FAQ: What is a microwave?
FAQ: What is galvanising?
FAQ: What is hot tapping?
FAQ: What is riv-bonding?
FAQ: What is mash welding?
FAQ: What is MIAB welding?
FAQ: What is roll bonding?
FAQ: What is brainstorming?
FAQ: What is flame cutting?
FAQ: What is flame gouging?
FAQ: What is grit blasting?
FAQ: What is laser heating?
FAQ: What is laser melting?
FAQ: Glossary of laser terms
FAQ: How do I join ceramics?
FAQ: What are MRP and MRPII?
FAQ: What causes distortion?
FAQ: What is hybrid joining?
FAQ: What is laser ablation?
FAQ: What is plasma cutting?
FAQ: What is plasma welding?
FAQ: What is powder cutting?
FAQ: Why do adhesives stick?
FAQ: What does inductance do?
FAQ: What is MIG/MAG welding?
FAQ: What is solvent welding?
FAQ: What is Surfi-Sculpt?
FAQ: What is an excimer laser?
FAQ: What is ion implantation?
FAQ: What is oxy-fuel welding?
FAQ: What is thermal spraying?
FAQ: What is magnetic arc blow?
FAQ: What is an argon-ion laser?
FAQ: What is carbon-arc gouging?
FAQ: What is clinching used for?
FAQ: What is explosive cladding?
FAQ: What is friction extrusion?
FAQ: What is friction surfacing?
FAQ: What is laser vaporisation?
FAQ: What is Lean Manufacturing?
FAQ: What is narrow gap welding?
FAQ: What is sol-gel processing?
FAQ: What is stove pipe welding?
FAQ: Adhesives - An introduction.
FAQ: How do you prevent arc blow?
FAQ: How does laser welding work?
FAQ: What are short pulse lasers?
FAQ: What is a solid state laser?
FAQ: What is glass-metal sealing?
FAQ: What is hard chrome plating?
FAQ: What is silver-loaded glass?
FAQ: What is virtual prototyping?
FAQ: What are welding accessories?
FAQ: What is active metal brazing?
FAQ: What is flash (butt) welding?
FAQ: What is flip chip die attach?
FAQ: What is the Keronite process?
FAQ: What is a copper vapour laser?
FAQ: What is electron beam welding?
FAQ: What is friction seam welding?
FAQ: What is friction stir welding?
FAQ: What is friction stud welding?
FAQ: What is socket fusion welding?
FAQ: What is submerged-arc welding?
FAQ: Preparing cast iron for welding
FAQ: What is direct laser sintering?
FAQ: What is Electrostatic bonding ?
FAQ: What is friction pulse bonding?
FAQ: What is laser surface cleaning?
FAQ: Why do plastics need hardcoats?
FAQ: How are ceramic components made?
FAQ: How are composites manufactured?
FAQ: How should I clean laser optics?
FAQ: What is friction plunge welding?
FAQ: What is linear friction welding?
FAQ: What is radial friction welding?
FAQ: What is resistance butt welding?
FAQ: What is resistance seam welding?
FAQ: Why replace glass with plastics?
FAQ: What is friction stir processing?
FAQ: What is manual metal arc gouging?
FAQ: What is orbital friction welding?
FAQ: How do I select the right plastic?
FAQ: What is 'twin spot' laser welding?
FAQ: Can thermoplastics be laser welded?
FAQ: Thermal spraying - An introduction.
FAQ: What are glass-ceramic/metal seals?
FAQ: What is carburising / carbonitriding?
FAQ: What is electroless nickel plating?
FAQ: What is Just in Time Manufacturing?
FAQ: What is moving contact arc welding?
FAQ: Can welding arcs be viewed remotely?
FAQ: What is friction taper plug welding?
FAQ: What is liquid polymer laser curing?
FAQ: What is third-body friction joining?
FAQ: Post-weld heat treatment of cast iron
FAQ: What is RF (Radio Frequency) welding?
FAQ: What is tandem MIG/MAG (GMA) welding?
FAQ: What is the Adhesives Design Toolkit?
FAQ: What are the main types of distortion?
FAQ: What is an electron beam rotary probe?
FAQ: What is electrospark deposition (ESD)?
FAQ: What is hot isostatic pressing (HIP) ?
FAQ: What is clinching and how does it work?
FAQ: What is friction co-extrusion cladding?
FAQ: When do I use AC or DC for TIG welding?
FAQ: Can wrought iron be repaired by welding?
FAQ: What are the advantages of arc spraying?
FAQ: What are the benefits of ribbon bonding?
FAQ: What is centrifugal exothermic cladding?
FAQ: What is frequency multiplying in lasers?
FAQ: What is self-piercing riveting used for?
FAQ: What is surface preparation for joining?
FAQ: What techniques can I use to weld nylon?
FAQ: What are the advantages of HVOF spraying?
FAQ: What is chemical vapour deposition (CVD)?
FAQ: What is friction hydro pillar processing?
FAQ: What is non-vacuum electron beam welding?
FAQ: What is physical vapour deposition (PVD)?
FAQ: Can ceramics be friction welded to metals?
FAQ: Does TWI have explosive welding expertise?
FAQ: How can AdhFAST improve quality assurance?
FAQ: How much shall I allow for weld shrinkage?
FAQ: What are the advantages of flame spraying?
FAQ: What are the benefits of thermal spraying?
FAQ: What are the different methods of brazing?
FAQ: What are the factors affecting distortion?
FAQ: What is friction transformation hardening?
FAQ: What is hot bar welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What is hot gas welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What is impulse welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What is orbital welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What materials can be flash (butt) welded?
FAQ: Which is important - preheat or interpass?
FAQ: How are carbon-carbon composites processed?
FAQ: Is it possible to weld dissimilar plastics?
FAQ: Manual metal arc (MMA) welding of cast iron
FAQ: What are the advantages of plasma spraying?
FAQ: What are the disadvantages of arc spraying?
FAQ: What is infrared welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What is the difference between MIG and MAG?
FAQ: How can friction welding be used for repair?
FAQ: How can I get a good adhesive bond to glass?
FAQ: How do I resistance spot weld coated steels?
FAQ: How do I resistance spot weld sheet to tube?
FAQ: Oxyacetylene and bronze welding of cast iron
FAQ: What are the disadvantages of HVOF spraying?
FAQ: What is hot plate welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What is plasma carburising / plasma nitriding?
FAQ: What is vibration welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: Can friction welding join ceramics to metals?
FAQ: Can robots be used for friction stir welding?
FAQ: How do you diffusion bond ceramic to ceramic?
FAQ: What are the disadvantages of flame spraying?
FAQ: What eye protection is needed by arc welders?
FAQ: What is the National Composites Network (NCN)
FAQ: What is 'Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)'?
FAQ: What is ultrasonic welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: Brazing and soldering - what's the difference?
FAQ: Can non-round parts be rotary friction welded?
FAQ: What are the disadvantages of plasma spraying?
FAQ: What factors affect flash (butt) weld quality?
FAQ: What is butt fusion welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What is electron beam programmable deflection?
FAQ: What is high frequency (HF) induction welding?
FAQ: Why do we use lasers for materials processing?
FAQ: Why replace solders with conductive adhesives?
FAQ: Can friction welding be carried out underwater?
FAQ: 'Glue' or 'adhesive' - which term should I use?
FAQ: How difficult is it to braze titanium to steel?
FAQ: How do I resistance spot weld aluminium alloys?
FAQ: MIG/ MAG and flux-cored arc welding of cast iron
FAQ: What are the different modes of laser drilling?
FAQ: What types of gas are used in thermal spraying?
FAQ: What welding process should I use on cast iron?
FAQ: What are the advantages of flash (butt) welding?
FAQ: What are the main surface engineering processes?
FAQ: What is 'Business Process Re-engineering' (BPR)?
FAQ: What is consumable wire resistance seam welding?
FAQ: What is electrofusion welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What is shrink fitting for ceramic-metal joints?
FAQ: What is spin welding of thermoplastic materials?
FAQ: Can light alloy castings be friction stir welded?
FAQ: Can you diffusion bond ceramics using microwaves?
FAQ: What are MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems)?
FAQ: What projection profile suits projection welding?
FAQ: Can I use seam tracking systems for laser welding?
FAQ: Can sound welds be made by wet underwater welding?
FAQ: How can you use glass for ceramic-ceramic joining?
FAQ: Should I apply a sealer on thermal spray coatings?
FAQ: What are the benefits of using lasers for welding?
FAQ: What are the different thermal spraying processes?
FAQ: What colour is acceptable in an arc welding booth?
FAQ: How do I check the specification of a power source?
FAQ: Should I remove the flash from a flash (butt) weld?
FAQ: What techniques are used for remote nuclear repair?
FAQ: What types of arc spraying equipment are available?
FAQ: How can I resistance spot weld high strength steels?
FAQ: How can tack welding be used to minimise distortion?
FAQ: How do I reduce process set-up and changeover times?
FAQ: What is electron beam welding at 'reduced pressure'?
FAQ: What is laser beam polarisation and is it important?
FAQ: What is resistive implant welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What is self-piercing riveting and how does it work?
FAQ: What is the bonding mechanism for glass-metal seals?
FAQ: What types of coating can I apply with arc spraying?
FAQ: What types of HVOF spraying equipment are available?
FAQ: Why cure adhesives using ultraviolet (UV) radiation?
FAQ: Can friction stir welding be used to make lap joints?
FAQ: How are MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) made?
FAQ: What are the applications of resistance seam welding?
FAQ: What is the place of automation & control in welding?
FAQ: What materials can I join with friction stir welding?
FAQ: What protective hardcoats are available for plastics?
FAQ: What thermoplastic materials can be hot plate welded?
FAQ: What types of coating can I apply with HVOF spraying?
FAQ: What types of flame spraying equipment are available?
FAQ: How do you use ultrasonics to join ceramics to metals?
FAQ: What are the most common applications of arc spraying?
FAQ: What monitoring systems can be used for remote repair?
FAQ: What types of coating can I apply with flame spraying?
FAQ: What types of plasma spraying equipment are available?
FAQ: Are bolts and screw threads useful for ceramic joining?
FAQ: How can I monitor the quality of resistance spot welds?
FAQ: How is it that arc welding can be carried out in water?
FAQ: Is it possible to braze using friction-based processes?
FAQ: What are the benefits of 'reduced pressure' EB welding?
FAQ: What are the mains supply requirements for arc welding?
FAQ: What imperfections may laser drilled holes be prone to?
FAQ: What is percussive arc welding and what is it used for?
FAQ: What is the heat source for hot plate welding machines?
FAQ: What types of coating can I apply with plasma spraying?
FAQ: What typical duty cycles are achieved when arc welding?
FAQ: Can the use of stiffeners help in minimising distortion?
FAQ: How can lack of fusion defects be detected and remedied?
FAQ: How do I choose a suitable power source for MIG welding?
FAQ: What are the advantages of hybrid laser-MIG/MAG welding?
FAQ: What are the most common applications for HVOF spraying?
FAQ: What are the most common applications of flame spraying?
FAQ: What are the typical applications for hot plate welding?
FAQ: What is magnetically impelled arc fusion (MIAF) welding?
FAQ: Are there any advantages to friction welding in a vacuum?
FAQ: Can Electrically Conductive Adhesives (ECAs) be reworked?
FAQ: Can I leave ferritic steel oxy-gas cut edges as they are?
FAQ: How do I produce a vacuum for EB (electron beam) welding?
FAQ: How does one approach conducting a design of experiments?
FAQ: I need help in surface engineering, who should I contact?
FAQ: Is friction pulse bonding an industrially mature process?
FAQ: What are the guidelines for projection welding weld-nuts?
FAQ: What are the most common applications of plasma spraying?
FAQ: What happens when a laser beam interacts with a material?
FAQ: What is the role of microjoining in the modern motor car?
FAQ: What materials are difficult to join by friction welding?
FAQ: What other processes are available for welding cast iron?
FAQ: Are there any ways to improve wetting when hand soldering?
FAQ: Has friction welding been used for reclamation and repair?
FAQ: How can I check the quality of thermally sprayed coatings?
FAQ: Is a protective atmosphere required when friction welding?
FAQ: What are the common applications of electron beam welding?
FAQ: What does the term 'flash' refer to when friction welding?
FAQ: What is self-propagating high temperature synthesis (SHS)?
FAQ: What is ultrasonic welding of metals and where is it used?
FAQ: What joining methods are available for thermoplastic pipe?
FAQ: What materials can be welded using friction pulse bonding?
FAQ: How is electron beam welding applied to wide plate testing?
FAQ: How much does it cost to set up and run a clinching system?
FAQ: I keep getting porosity when welding aluminium. Any advice?
FAQ: What is the difference between the thermal spray processes?
FAQ: Can friction welding be carried out in hostile environments?
FAQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of laser drilling?
FAQ: Which welding techniques can be used to minimise distortion?
FAQ: Can lasers be used successfully in the microtechnology field?
FAQ: How can I minimise electrode wear in resistance spot welding?
FAQ: What are the benefits of microwave welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What is Synergic MIG/MAG welding and what are its advantages?
FAQ: How do I choose a suitable power source for TIG (GTA) welding?
FAQ: Is Friction Stir Welding (FSW) of steel to aluminium possible?
FAQ: What are the applications of high power electron beam welding?
FAQ: What are the power source requirements for underwater welding?
FAQ: What is explosive welding and in what applications is it used?
FAQ: Why is there no amperage control on a MIG welding powersource?
FAQ: How can I prevent delamination of my thermally sprayed coating?
FAQ: What are the high temperature electronics packaging challenges?
FAQ: What is meant by the duty cycle of an arc welding power source?
FAQ: What types of power source are available for MIG (GMA) welding?
FAQ: What types of power source are available for TIG (GTA) welding?
FAQ: Which plastics are commonly welded using the extrusion process?
FAQ: Why are the heater plates of hot plate welding machines coated?
FAQ: Have friction welds been known to fail due to hydrogen cracking?
FAQ: How much flux burden is required for SA (Submerged Arc) welding?
FAQ: Is it possible to monitor the clinching process for QA purposes?
FAQ: What are the possible applications of laser surface engineering?
FAQ: What is the effect of arc voltage in SA (Submerged Arc) welding?
FAQ: How to measure laser power, beam focus position and travel speed?
FAQ: What are the main joint design considerations for clinch joining?
FAQ: What electrode material should I use for resistance spot welding?
FAQ: What is automation and when should I consider its use in welding?
FAQ: What is the effect of travel speed in SA (Submerged Arc) welding?
FAQ: What is the Health Tech and Medicines Knowledge Transfer Network?
FAQ: How can I increase the tolerance of laser welding to joint fit-up?
FAQ: How do I identify plastic pipe fittings for socket fusion welding?
FAQ: What are the basic power source designs for arc welding equipment?
FAQ: What are the mechanisms for material removal using laser drilling?
FAQ: What is 'plasma control' in laser welding and how do I achieve it?
FAQ: What is the effect of wire diameter in SA (Submerged Arc) welding?
FAQ: Why is preheat used when arc welding steel, and how is it applied?
FAQ: Can I use cold wire feed in combination with laser welding and why?
FAQ: What are the common causes of porosity in SA (Submerged Arc) welds?
FAQ: Can solder joint strength be increased by adding extra solder alloy?
FAQ: How are carbon-carbon composites formed by the infiltration process?
FAQ: Is friction welding confined to joining round or tubular components?
FAQ: What is the effect of electrode angle in SA (Submerged Arc) welding?
FAQ: What is the effect of welding current in SA (Submerged Arc) welding?
FAQ: What options are there for mixing and dispensing reactive adhesives?
FAQ: What should I check during the visual inspection of clinched joints?
FAQ: How should I clean heater plates for welding PE (polyethylene) pipes?
FAQ: What are the applications of MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems)?
FAQ: What are the benefits of TWI's electron beam real time seam tracking?
FAQ: When manual metal arc welding, which electrode polarity should I use?
FAQ: How do I lay out production facilities for 'Just-in-Time Manufacture'?
FAQ: What are the benefits of using silver-loaded glass for die attachment?
FAQ: What are the different mechanisms by which a laser can mark a surface?
FAQ: What are the important design considerations for flash (butt) welding?
FAQ: What are the important parameters in a flash (butt) welding procedure?
FAQ: What equipment is needed for running a laser for materials processing?
FAQ: Where can I find information on weld volumes, welding times and costs?
FAQ: Can I control distortion by applying a back-to-back assembly technique?
FAQ: How can I bond a fine Platinum wire to a Platinum metallised substrate?
FAQ: What are the limitations of Continuous Wave (CW) CO2 and Nd:YAG lasers?
FAQ: Which lasers are mostly used for laser drilling and for what materials?
FAQ: How are production cells arranged in 'Just-in Time Manufacturing (JIT)'?
FAQ: How can electron beam welding be used for fabrication of thick sections?
FAQ: How can I minimise the surface marking on resistance spot welded joints?
FAQ: How much does it cost to set-up and run a self-piercing riveting system?
FAQ: What accuracy, on overall length, can be achieved with friction welding?
FAQ: What influence do process parameters have on the laser drilling process?
FAQ: What in-process weld monitoring systems are available for laser welding?
FAQ: What techniques are suitable for joining thin sheet to hydroformed tube?
FAQ: Can I replace solder with conductive adhesives as an attachment material?
FAQ: What are the typical applications for Infrared welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: Can parts be rotary friction welded to provide accurate angular alignment?
FAQ: Do I need to clean the metal surfaces before making resistance spot welds?
FAQ: How can the direction (sequence) of welding be used to control distortion?
FAQ: Can friction-based processes be used to reprocess or manufacture materials?
FAQ: Can laser welding be used for the assembly of complex, 3-D laser-cut parts?
FAQ: How do I choose a suitable power source for manual metal arc (MMA) welding?
FAQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of the principal cutting process?
FAQ: What are the differences between mechanised, automated and robotic welding?
FAQ: What is the effect of the electrode polarity in SA (Submerged Arc) welding?
FAQ: How can I avoid gun flashovers in EB welding, and prolong the filament life?
FAQ: What are the absorption and wavelength characteristics for infrared heating?
FAQ: What are the important features of the rivet used in self-piercing riveting?
FAQ: What is the effect of the electrode extension in SA (Submerged Arc) welding?
FAQ: How can I raise the productivity of my SA (Submerged Arc) welding operations?
FAQ: What is the most common method of metallising ceramic components for brazing?
FAQ: Does it matter what type of welding rod is used when hot gas welding plastics?
FAQ: For QA purposes, is it possible to monitor the self-piercing riveting process?
FAQ: How do I measure the pressure in an electron beam (EB) welding vacuum chamber?
FAQ: What are the one-shot pipe welding processes and why are they being developed?
FAQ: What factors affect the suitability of an adhesive or sealant for weldbonding?
FAQ: What welding parameters are important for hot plate welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: Why use solid phase welding techniques such as friction welding in production?
FAQ: Why won't my electron beam (EB) welding chamber pump down to the usual vacuum?
FAQ: Can surface preparation improve bond strength when adhesive bonding composites?
FAQ: Can you define some of the acronyms used for electronic components and assembly?
FAQ: How can I avoid surface splash or electrode sticking in resistance spot welding?
FAQ: How do I set about repairing a 0.5Cr-0.5Mo-0.25V casting and what are the risks?
FAQ: Is laser welding used in the manufacture of aluminium alloy airframe structures?
FAQ: What surface pre-treatment should I use for adhesively bonding aluminium alloys?
FAQ: Explain the polymer precursor route used to manufacture carbon-carbon composites?
FAQ: How does friction stir welding compare with other processes with respect to cost?
FAQ: What must be done to ensure the quality and consistency of resistance spot welds?
FAQ: As a manufacturer, can I use a weld procedure approved by a separate organisation?
FAQ: How can I be assured of good beam joint alignment following electron beam welding?
FAQ: Is it possible to weld on to a pipe or vessel, that contains an inflammable fluid?
FAQ: What type of equipment is available for butt fusion welding of thermoplastic pipe?
FAQ: Are there any aspects of joint design to be considered in the welding of cast iron?
FAQ: How can I attach connector components to stranded copper wire without using solder?
FAQ: Is there an ideal thickness for a solder joint in order to maximise shear strength?
FAQ: What is the difference between continuous drive and stored energy friction welding?
FAQ: How can a manual metal arc electrode have an electrode efficiency greater than 100%?
FAQ: How can I minimise weld splash, for resistance spot weld quality and safety reasons?
FAQ: What are the minimum requirements for surface preparation prior to adhesive bonding?
FAQ: How can I estimate the size of equipment needed for a resistance welding application?
FAQ: What are the advantages of Infrared welding over hot plate welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: What temperature tolerances should I use for the heat treatment of metals and alloys?
FAQ: How do I know that an arc welding power source is safe for welding in damp conditions?
FAQ: What techniques are currently available to weld repair hot section gas turbine blades?
FAQ: How should I choose the correct focusing optic for CO2 or Nd:YAG laser keyhole welding?
FAQ: is preheating necessary when cutting low carbon steels using thermal cutting processes?
FAQ: What materials are suitable for percussive arc welding and how should they be prepared?
FAQ: What should be checked during simple visual inspection of self-piercing riveted joints?
FAQ: What are the acceptance limits for incomplete fusion imperfections in arc welded joints?
FAQ: Why are interlayers used when joining dissimilar metal combinations by friction welding?
FAQ: Does all thermoplastic material need to be scraped prior to hot gas or extrusion welding?
FAQ: What welding processes have been studied for the encapsulation/disposal of nuclear waste?
FAQ: How do clinching and self-piercing riveting compare with spot welding for sheet materials?
FAQ: How important is the temperature of the welding torch when hot gas welding thermoplastics?
FAQ: What are the common defects in laser welding of structural steels and how do I avoid them?
FAQ: What are the advantages of mechanical joints over adhesively bonded joints in GRP pipework?
FAQ: What is the difference between flying optic and fixed optic machines for CO2 laser cutting?
FAQ: What should be checked when making a detailed examination of a self-piercing riveted joint?
FAQ: How do I determine the maximum permissible joint gap when brazing with nickel filler metals?
FAQ: What is 'Lean Manufacturing' and how does it differ from 'Just-in-Time Manufacturing (JIT)'?
FAQ: When I purchase an adhesive, will the supplier provide me with information on how to use it?
FAQ: Can I manufacture my own ultrasonic welding horns for the welding of thermoplastic materials?
FAQ: In extrusion welding of thermoplastics, how do you ensure good visual appearance of the weld?
FAQ: What are the principal characteristics, properties and applications for the Keronite process?
FAQ: In arc welding procedures for pipes, the arc energy varies with position. Is this significant?
FAQ: Resistance welding is ideal for joining car body parts but can it be used for anything smaller?
FAQ: What is Pulsed MIG/MAG welding and what are its advantages over conventional MIG/MAG processes?
FAQ: How can I use metal powder additions to increase the productivity of SA (Submerged Arc) welding?
FAQ: Can I focus my laser beam to energy profiles which are something other than simple circular spots?
FAQ: What factors affect the quality of a weld formed by RF (Radio Frequency) welding of thermoplastics?
FAQ: Are there any special precautions to be taken when SA (Submerged Arc) welding circumferential seams?
FAQ: What are the benefits of using extrusion welding over hot gas welding for thermoplastic fabrications?
FAQ: What is the advantage of laser cutting composites over traditional machining and drilling techniques?
FAQ: What factors affect whether I should choose butt fusion or electrofusion welding for joining PE pipes?
FAQ: What is the difference between 'gas shielding', 'plasma control' and 'plume control' in laser welding?
FAQ: What are the advantages - and, if any, the disadvantages - of electrically conductive adhesives (ECAs)?
FAQ: In hot gas welding of thermoplastics, what is the difference between 'speed welding' and 'hand welding'?
FAQ: What methods can be used to supplement the amount of solder in a surface mount joint to make it stronger?
FAQ: In ultrasonic welding of thermoplastics, which joint design is most suitable for semicrystalline materials?
FAQ: Are there any general recommendations on the dimensions and use of annular projections in resistance welding?
FAQ: What is the function of the barrier material on the bottom platen of a RF welding machine and is it necessary?
FAQ: Why is it necessary to use solder fluxes when removing or replacing surface mount components on a circuit board?
FAQ: What do IR and BCF stand for and how are they different from standard welding methods for thermoplastic piping systems?
FAQ: What are the implications of using an electrode from a different manufacturer even though the specification is the same?
FAQ: What are the seven 'wasteful' activities that 'Lean Manufacturing' and 'Just-in-Time Manufacturing' attempt to eliminate?
FAQ: Can features such as upstands on two component parts be accurately aligned after continuous drive rotary friction welding?
FAQ: In an industrial application, what are the relative advantages of using inertia or continuous drive friction welding proces
FAQ: I would like to undertake an experimental design analysis of my adhesive bonding operation. What process variables should I
FAQ: Can I use rutile or cellulosic electrodes for welding steel that could suffer from HAZ (heat affected zone) hydrogen-induce
FAQ: A light alloy component requires localised wear resistance. Is there a simple, automated process which does not involve hi
FAQ: What are the advantages of laser surface engineering compared with traditional surfacing methods for producing localised su
FAQ: What is the difference between debonding and delamination [in adhesive joints, coatings and composites, and other defects f
FAQ: Are there any similarities between the processes used to join big structural components, in say the automotive sector, and
FAQ: How do you determine the minimum size of a fillet weld?
FAQ: Can I use a PQR qualified to an old or superseded standard?
FAQ: What are the standard requirements on the proximity of welds?
FAQ: What is a tempil stick?
FAQ: What is quality assurance (QA)?
FAQ: Why do electronics devices fail?
FAQ: What is 'Design for Manufacture (DFM)'?
FAQ: How can friction stir welds be qualified?
FAQ: What is 'Total Quality Management (TQM)'?
FAQ: How are high temperature electronics tested?
FAQ: How can lack of fusion defects be prevented?
FAQ: What is 'Statistical Process Control (SPC)'?
FAQ: What constitutes acceptable welder qualification?
FAQ: How do I measure the adhesion of thermal sprayed coatings?
FAQ: How can I avoid interface failures in resistance spot welds?
FAQ: What methods of quality control are used in friction welding?
FAQ: At what temperature do conventional electronics packages fail?
FAQ: Can a faulty resistance spot weld be repaired by over-welding?
FAQ: Can I get a good joint when adhesive bonding to coated steels?
FAQ: How can a fabricator satisfy EN ISO 3834 and EWF requirements?
FAQ: How can the quality of an adhesively bonded joint be controlled?
FAQ: What specifications exist for high temperature electronics packaging?
FAQ: How can printed circuit board warpage during wave soldering be overcome?
FAQ: How can I tell if my Responsible Welding Co-ordinator is properly qualified?
FAQ: What are the principal causes of skipped joints on a wave soldered assembly?
FAQ: What are the differences between welder approval and weld procedure approval?
FAQ: How can I monitor the quality of ultrasonically welded thermoplastic components?
FAQ: What are the principal causes of open joints on a reflowed surface-mount assembly?
FAQ: What weld quality standard should be used for a structure for which there is no standard?
FAQ: For QA purposes, what do we need to record when jointing or repairing a GRP piping system?
FAQ: Why is good housekeeping so important in Just-in-Time manufacturing?
FAQ: What is meant by the term 'backing' when determining ranges of qualification/approval of welding procedures and welder qual
FAQ: Questions on standards.
FAQ: Repair of storage tanks
FAQ: What is a 'medical device'?
FAQ: Obtaining a copy of a standard.
FAQ: Standards used for polyethylene pipe
FAQ: What is the Pressure Equipment Directive?
FAQ: What is a Conformity Assessment Procedure?
FAQ: Who is responsible for conformity to the PED?
FAQ: What is the qualification range for pipe diameters in ASME IX?
FAQ: What are the main design Standards for steel structures in the UK?
FAQ: Can one company use welding procedures qualified by another company?
FAQ: Standards commonly used in the UK joining industry: Health and Safety
FAQ: Standards commonly used in the UK joining industry: Welding equipment
FAQ: Standards commonly used in the UK joining industry: Quality and Testing
FAQ: Standards commonly used in the UK joining industry: Welding consumables
FAQ: What are the relevant standards relating to laser materials processing?
FAQ: Standards commonly used in the UK joining industry: Terminology and Symbols
FAQ: What standards are available for assessing the quality of laser welded joints?
FAQ: Standards commonly used in the UK joining industry: Qualification and Approvals
FAQ: What standards are applicable to underwater manual metal arc (MMA, SMA/SMAW) welding?
FAQ: Are there standards and/or operating procedures for friction welding production operations?
FAQ: Who can carry out conformity assessment according to the UK Pressure Equipment Regulations?
FAQ: What non-destructive tests does ASME IX specify for welding procedure qualification test-pieces?
FAQ: Standards commonly used in the UK joining industry: Joining and Surfacing Processes and Procedures
FAQ: Standards commonly used in the UK joining industry: Adhesives and Plastics Products (other than Pipes)
FAQ: What standards, codes or guidelines exist for qualification of laser welding and control of weld quality?
FAQ: How do I determine the test temperature for sub-size Charpy V-notch impact specimens to American Standards?
FAQ: Are there differences between fracture toughness tests carried out to BS 7448 and those using BS EN ISO 12737?
FAQ: For welding performance qualification tests to ASME IX, what qualification ranges are applied to base metal thickness?
FAQ: What has happened to the MR0175 standard for sour service in exploration and production applications, and what is ISO15156?
Standards commonly used in the UK joining industry: Electronics and Semiconductor Devices (Soldered)
Structural Integrity FAQs
FAQ: What is crack arrest?
FAQ: What is a fracture toughness test?
FAQ: What is the drop-weight tear test?
FAQ: What is a tearing resistance curve?
FAQ: What are local brittle zones (LBZs)?
FAQ: Engineering Critical Assessment (ECA)
FAQ: What is the 'local approach' to fracture?
FAQ: How can I avoid local brittle zones (LBZs)?
FAQ: Are there standard tests for plastics welds?
FAQ: How do you mechanically test ceramic joints?
FAQ: What are the typical defects in laser welds?
FAQ: What is the Fracture Toughness Master Curve?
FAQ: What shear tests exist for adhesive materials?
FAQ: What is the drop-weight test (or 'Pellini' test)?
FAQ: Are there any recognized procedures for modelling?
FAQ: What is fatigue failure and how can it be avoided?
FAQ: Does welding reduce the strength of a steel member?
FAQ: What Standards exist for shear testing of adhesives?
FAQ: When and why are fracture toughness tests necessary?
FAQ: Are there any fatigue design rules for bolted joints?
FAQ: What is the significance of local brittle zones (LBZs)
FAQ: What is 'accelerated ageing' testing of adhesive joints?
FAQ: What is the fatigue performance of resistance spot welds?
FAQ: Where can I find a database of fracture toughness values?
FAQ: Are Charpy tests to ASTM E23 and BS EN 10045-1 equivalent?
FAQ: What is a pop-in (in relation to fracture toughness testing)?
FAQ: Does PWHT increase the fatigue strength of steel welded joints?
FAQ: How can failure of pipelines and pressure vessels be prevented?
FAQ: What is meant by single-point measurement of fracture toughness?
FAQ: What is the effect of small stress cycles under fatigue loading?
FAQ: How should I assess the structural integrity of corroded regions?
FAQ: Is vibratory stress relief as effective as thermal stress relief?
FAQ: What is meant by 'risk' in the context of engineering structures?
FAQ: What are the limiting factors in gas turbine hot section components?
FAQ: How do I assess the structural integrity of corroded regions at welds?
FAQ: What is reduced integration in the context of finite element analysis?
FAQ: Why are tests needed to obtain the mechanical properties of adhesives?
FAQ: How can I assess corrosion damage at nozzles in steel pressure vessels?
FAQ: Are there any methods of improving the fatigue strength of welded joints?
FAQ: What safety factor do I have to put on the stress in a butt weld in mild steel?
FAQ:What is the relationship between the fracture toughness parameters K, CTOD and J?
FAQ: What element type should be used in finite element modelling of welded structures?
FAQ: What is the influence of porosity on the mechanical properties of aluminium welds?
FAQ: Are there any published fatigue design rules for welded joints in stainless steels?
FAQ: Can water permeation be used to predict the lifetime of an adhesively bonded joint?
FAQ: What is the effect of corrosion on the fatigue strength of welded steel structures?
FAQ: What are the factors that will affect the durability and lifetime of an adhesive joint?
FAQ: What is the effect of elevated ('dynamic') loading rate on tensile properties in steel?
FAQ: How do I use the ASME reference curve to estimate the fracture toughness of ferritic steels?
FAQ: What is the effect of thickness on the fracture toughness transition curve of ferritic steel?
FAQ: What is the difference between the ASME reference curve and the Fracture Toughness Master Curve?
FAQ: What is the recommended method of repairing fatigue cracking and how long will the repairs last?
FAQ: How do Charpy values determined using sub-size specimens relate to results from full-size specimens?
FAQ: What Charpy toughness requirements should be specified for duplex and super duplex stainless steels?
FAQ: How do I use the Fracture Toughness Master Curve to estimate the fracture toughness of ferritic steels?
FAQ: What is the relationship between Charpy impact energy and Charpy lateral expansion for ferritic steels?
FAQ: What is the general effect of loading rate on the fracture toughness transition curve in ferritic steel?
FAQ: Are there any differences between fracture toughness tests carried out to BS 7448 and those using ASTM E1820?
FAQ: Can the ultimate tensile strength of steels be estimated from the yield strength or 0.2% proof strength values?
FAQ: Can the yield strength of ferritic steels at temperatures below ambient be estimated from room temperature values?
FAQ: How can elevated ('dynamic') loading rates be taken into account in structural and fracture mechanics assessments?
FAQ: What is the reason for specifying the ratio of yield strength to ultimate tensile strength for linepipe materials?
FAQ: Are there any codified procedures to evaluate the significance of weld flaws in metallic structures and components?
FAQ: Where a welded structure is subjected to cyclic rather than static loading, how is the allowable stress calculated?
FAQ: What is the significance of Fracture Path Deviation during Charpy testing of laser welds and how can it be prevented?
FAQ: What types of loading are liable to lead to fatigue cracking and therefore need to be considered at the design stage?
FAQ: What fracture toughness can I assume for a ferritic steel if I know that it meets a certain Charpy energy requirement?
FAQ: What is the effect of elevated ('dynamic') loading rate on the fracture toughness transition temperature of ferritic steel?
FAQ: Does the detection of intermetallic precipitates in super duplex stainless steel components compromise their fracture resis
FAQ: What is the relationship between Charpy impact energy and Charpy lateral expansion for austenitic stainless steels and dupl
FAQ: What methods are available for estimating the temperature at which a certain Charpy level is obtained from Charpy results m
FAQ: How do I test for reliability of my electronics products?
FAQ: Are there any NDT methods for electrofusion joints?
FAQ: Can lead-free solder joints be examined using X-ray Inspection?
FAQ: Can resistance spot welds be non-destructively tested?
FAQ: Do ASME/ASTM standards allow the use of optical enhancement (e.g. magnifying glasses) to view radiographs?
FAQ: How are socket fusion welds inspected?
FAQ: How can I improve signal-to-noise ratio for angle beam ultrasonic testing of welds with stainless steel cladding (a weld ov
FAQ: How do I inspect the quality of butt fusion welds?
FAQ: How far can eddy currents penetrate?
FAQ: How is the quality a radiograph assessed?
FAQ: How many flaws can I expect in a weld?
FAQ: I understand that the ultrasonic time-of-flight diffraction (TOFD) technique can be used to rapidly inspect welds
FAQ: In eddy current testing, what is impedance plane analysis?
FAQ: In electronics reliability, what are 'HALT' and 'HAST'?
FAQ: In magnetic particle inspection how do we ensure that defects of all orientations are detected?
FAQ: In radiographic non-destructive testing, what factors affect definition and contrast?
FAQ: In ultrasonic testing (UT), how is the beam manipulated in a phased array system?
FAQ: Is risk-based inspection and maintenance applied to fossil fuelled power plants?
FAQ: Is X-ray inspection suitable for small joints?
FAQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of eddy current testing?
FAQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of gamma rays when compared with X-rays for radiographic inspection?
FAQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) in Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)?
FAQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of penetrant examination in Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)?
FAQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of the through transmission method of ultrasonic inspection?
FAQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of ultrasonic examination in Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)?
FAQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of utilising a permanent magnet for magnetic particle inspections?
FAQ: What are the advantages and disadvantages of utilising prods for magnetic particle inspections?
FAQ: What are the advantages of using twin crystal ultrasonic probes?
FAQ: What are the applications and capabilities of eddy currents?
FAQ: What are the factors influencing maintenance intervals for gas turbines?
FAQ: What are the main properties of a sound wave relevant to ultrasonic testing?
FAQ: What are the principles of demagnetisation?
FAQ: What are the principles of Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) in Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)?
FAQ: What are the principles of penetrant examination in Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)?
FAQ: What are the principles of radiography in Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)?
FAQ: What are the principles of ultrasonic examination in Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)?
FAQ: What are the required properties of a penetrant developer?
FAQ: What are the required properties of a penetrant?
FAQ: What are the subclasses of magnetic particle indications?
FAQ: What effect does a change in amperage have upon X-ray production?
FAQ: What effect does a change in kilo-voltage have upon X-ray production?
FAQ: What factors affect eddy currents?
FAQ: What factors influence selection of a penetrant system?
FAQ: What factors influence the beam spread of an ultrasonic probe in the far zone?
FAQ: What factors influence the brightness of a penetrant indication?
FAQ: What influences the flaw entrapment efficiency of a penetrant inspection?
FAQ: What is burn-in testing related to electronics devices?
FAQ: What is digital radiography?
FAQ: What is multi-component economic maintenance optimisation?
FAQ: What is multi-frequency eddy current testing?
FAQ: What is risk based inspection (RBI)?
FAQ: What is risk-informed plant evaluation?
FAQ: What is RISKWISE?
FAQ: What is the principle of eddy current flaw detection?
FAQ: What is weld shape?
FAQ: What maintenance checks should be carried out on ultrasonic inspection equipment?
FAQ: What non-destructive testing techniques may be applied to cast iron welds? by Vic Wright
FAQ: What penetrant systems are available for carrying out dye penetrant inspection?
FAQ: What quality assurance measures can be applied to thermally sprayed coatings?
FAQ: What special considerations should be made for ultrasonic testing (UT) of tubes and pipes?
FAQ: Which factors influence the sensitivity of a radiograph?
FAQ: Which standards stipulate delay time before inspecting welds?
FAQ: Why should I consider Micro-focus X-ray Inspection?
The future of fracture assessment
Low Power Laser Surfi-Sculpt
Wet welding repairs (May 2006)
Moving contact arc welding (March 1998)
Fabricating LNG carriers (September 2006)
Friction stir welding of aluminium alloys
Developments in A-TIG welding (March 1998)
Welding aluminium by laser (November 1996)
Welding of titanium alloy risers (May 2000)
Fatigue Life Prediction in Welded Structures
Validation of CIVA software (September 2005)
Friction Stir Welding Of Industrial Steels
The early days of laser cutting (August 2007)
Advanced hybrid joining technology (June 2009)
Sound field modelling using SimulUS (May 2008)
The new age of pipeline inspection (July 2007)
Avoiding PWHT - Can it be justified? (May 2005)
Friction stir welding developments (April 2002)
Performance of weldments in advanced 9%Cr steel
Laser welding for plastic components (May 2002)
Viewpoint - Value and Quality [robotic welding]
Advanced joining techniques for the 21st century
Digital Radiography - Is It for You? (July 2004)
Mechanical testing of plastics welds (Sept 2002)
Welding fume - Do you know your WEL? (July 2006)
Welding technologies for polymers and composites
Transmission laser welding of plastics (May 2002)
TWI: Corrosion, welds and pipelines. (March 1999)
A review of plastic welding processes (March 2005)
Advances in rail inspection technology (June 2005)
Material selection for supercritical CO2 transport
Modelling of adhesively bonded joints (April 2001)
Resistance welding - state of the art (March 2003)
Computerising your welding information (April 2001)
Reliable technical failure investigation (May 2005)
Bonding plastics? Stuck for a solution? (April 2006)
BS 7910: History and future developments
COMELD - An innovation in composite to metal joining
Creating a stir in the rail industry
Evaluation of CrackFirst fatigue sensors
Friction stir welding of aluminium ships
Hybrid joining - the best of both worlds (Sept 2002)
Laser welding of thermoplastic materials (June 2001)
Predicting adhesive joint life-times (February 2002)
Recent Developments in Welding Technology (May 2006)
The Medical Devices Faraday Partnership
Adhesive joining of metallic materials (October 1999)
R-Curve Modelling with Constraint Effect? (July 2009)
Welded aerospace structures pass the test
Friction stir welding of magnesium alloys (March 2003)
Friction welding of aero engine components
Shielding gases for arc welding and cutting (May 2001)
Sustained load cracking in titanium alloys (July 2003)
Validating the integrity for re-use of a land pipeline
A competitive advantage through innovation (March 2001)
European-sponsored NDT Research at TWI Ltd
Modelling the radiography of thick-section welds (1999)
Review of rail axle inspection methods (September 2003)
Tandem MIG welding for improved productivity (May 2001)
Industrial lasers and applications in automotive welding
Innovation in Materials Joining Technologies (July 2006)
Laser welding automotive steel and aluminium
Structural integrity methods, where next? (October 2002)
Fatigue design rules for welded structures (January 2000)
Friction stir welding - tool developments (February 2001)
Friction Stir Welding in Series Production
The SINTAP fracture toughness estimation procedure (2000)
Welding engineering knowledge on the Internet (July 2001)
Foresight - Future trends in materials joining (June 2001)
Resistance spot welding of high strength steels (May 2003)
Emerging technologies for ceramic joining. (September 1998)
Friction based welding technology for aluminium (July 2002)
Friction stir welding of steel - a feasibility study (1999)
J-fracture toughness of polymers at slow speed (March 2001)
Modelling guided waves in complex structures - Part 1: Rail
Pressure vessel corrosion damage assessment (November 2005)
Some developments in the joining of light alloys (Nov.2001)
Transition joints between dissimilar materials (April 2006)
TWI: Corrosion, welds and pipelines - An update (July 2000)
Dual-rotation Stir Welding - Preliminary trials (April 2004)
Friction stir welding of titanium alloys - A progress update
Hybrid laser/GMA welding of new land pipelines (August 2003)
Advanced joining processes for repair in nuclear power plants
Glob top materials to chip on board components
Hydroprocessing reactor integrity: The basics (November 2004)
The application of ultrasound to refine weld metal structures
The potential of high power lasers in nuclear decommissioning
The use of power beams in surface modification (January 2007)
Adaptively Controlled High Brightness Laser-Arc Hybrid Welding
Canister sealing for high level waste encapsulation (May 2001)
Four decades of electron beam development at TWI (August 2006)
Novel Techniques for Corner Joints Using Friction Stir Welding
The feasibility of friction stir welding steel (February 1999)
Weld modeling of thin structures with VFT software (July 2004)
A review of the concept of mildly sour environments (June 1998)
Environmental Lining Systems - Raising the Standards (May 2001)
Novel technologies for repair and refurbishment (November 2006)
Rotary friction welding of an Fe3Al based ODS alloy (July 2000)
Sustained load cracking of titanium alloy weldments (June 2005)
Taking fabrication management into the 21st century (June 2006)
The laser alternative....to nuclear decommissioning
The weldability of vanadium-microalloyed steels (November 2000)
Advances in welded creep resistant 9-12%Cr steels (October 2007)
Fatigue life prediction for toe ground welded joints (July 2009)
Material selection requirements for civil structures (July 2003)
Demonstration of in-situ weld repair to a FPSO hull (August 2004)
Developments in fusion welding of stainless steels (January 1994)
Optimisation of resources for managing competing risks (May 2009)
The reliability of radiography of thick section welds (July 1999)
Welding and testing of thermoplastics tanks and pipes (June 2006)
Corrosion of welded components in marine environments (April 2003)
In the beginning ... [the history of laser cutting] (October 2002)
In-line reciprocating friction stir welding of plastics (May 2007)
Innovation and the Medical Devices Faraday Partnership (June 2005)
Laser diode based vision system for viewing arc welding (May 2009)
The effect of low H2S concentrations on welded steels (March 2000)
ADIMEW Test: Assessment of a cracked dissimilar metal weld assembly
Friction stir welding - process variants
Laser welding of low-porosity aerospace aluminium alloy
Recent trends in the implementation of EN 729 (ISO 3834) - May 2001
Reliability of manually applied phased array inspection (June 2009)
Risk based optimisation of inspection planning in ships (June 2010)
Silsesquioxanes - Tailored multifunctional oligomers (October 2007)
The importance of welding quality in ship construction (March 2009)
The phased array inspection of friction stir welded aluminium plant
Validation of arc welding equipment - revision of BS7570 (May 2001)
Virtual fabrication technology (VFT) and shipbuilding
Bringing aerospace welding specifications up to standard
EB welding of large components without a vacuum chamber (April 2007)
Fatigue performance of riser girth welds for deep-water applications
Friction welding of near net shape preforms in Ti-6Al-4V (June 2007)
Management processes for innovation in joining technology (Nov.2001)
Manufacturing with Lasers Developments and Opportunities (July 2004)
Moving weld management from the desk to the desktop
Process monitoring methods in laser welding of plastics (April 2006)
Production of titanium deposits by Cold Gas Dynamic Spray (May 2005)
Testing of superduplex stainless steel for sour service (March 2003)
Trends in the design and fabrication of rolling stock
Welding of Ti-6Al-4V with fibre delivered laser beams (October 2007)
A review of adhesive bonding techniques for joining medical materials
A review of ball grid arrays for electronic assembly
Industry survey of risk-based life management practices (August 2002)
Laser welding of plastics - process selection software (October 2003)
Modelling of time reversal focussing in straight pipes (October 2007)
Radiography of thin-section welds, part 2: modelling (September 2002)
TELETEST (R) Guided wave technology - case histories (September 2001)
Ultrasonic phased array inspection of FSW lap joints
Aero engine improvements through linear friction welding
Corrosion fatigue behaviour of welded risers and pipelines (June 2007)
Development of a fatigue sensor for welded steel structures (May 2006)
Development of HVOF sprayed aluminium alloy engine bearings (May 2003)
Developments in the use of adhesives in industrial applications (2005)
Materials processing with a 10kW Nd:YAG laser facility (November 1999)
NOMAD - Autonomous manufacture of large steel fabrications (June 2002)
Operational Excellence through an asset management optimisation system
Plume attenuation under high power Nd:YAG laser welding (October 2002)
Trials using the Instrumented Indentation Technique (IIT) (March 2005)
Welding new stainless steels for the oil and gas industry (March 2000)
Development of corrosion resistant coatings by HVOF spraying (May 2000)
Digital radiography for the inspection of small defects (February 2006)
Evaluation of weld metal strength mismatch in X100 pipeline girth welds
Fracture toughness estimation for pipeline girth welds (September 2002)
Friction based technologies for joining and processing (September 2001)
Reduced pressure electron beam welding in the power generation industry
Welding and joining techniques for polymeric medical devices
A review of postweld heat treatment code exemption - Part 1 (March 2006)
Development of the Trivex(TM) friction stir welding tool (February 2003)
Hydrogen cracking - its causes, costs and future occurrence (March 1999)
Performance Improvement through an Asset Maintenance Optimisation System
Heat insulation and fire resistance using composite materials (June 1999)
Modelling of Guided Ultrasonic Waves in Aircraft Wiring (September 2008)
Overview of the European Fitnet fitness-for-service procedure (June 2008)
Reliability of inspection for root flaws in riser girth welds (June 2004)
Techniques for welding polymeric devices using laser sources (April 2003)
Yb Fibre Laser/MAG Hybrid Processing for Welding of Pipelines (July 2005)
Advanced welding processes for fusion reactor fabrication (September 1999)
Corrosion fatigue of steel catenary risers in sweet production (June 2008)
Enhancements to power beam welding processes for land transport (May 2004)
Fracture mechanics assessment of flaws in pipeline girth welds (June 2006)
Friction stir welding conquers austenitic stainless steels (November 2000)
Laser-vapour interaction in high-power cw CO2 laser welding (October 2003)
National and international qualifications for welding personnel (May 2005)
Novel joining and sealing processes for solid oxide fuel cells (July 2002)
Use of infrared dyes for transmission laser welding of plastics (May 2000)
Application of extreme value analysis to corrosion mapping data (June 2009)
Inspection reliability and periodicity for rail axle inspection (June 2006)
Joining polyethersulphone to aluminium by ultrasonic welding (January 1999)
Laser welding of aluminium alloys using different laser sources (June 1998)
Magnesium joining - process developments and future requirements (May 2001)
Nd:YAG laser welding of titanium alloys using a directed gas jet (May 2010)
New Advances in Plastics Joining for High Speed Production (September 2001)
Re-evaluation of fatigue curves for flush ground girth welds (October 2008)
The fibre laser - a newcomer for material welding and cutting (August 2005)
The Generation Of Autogeneous Surface Features Using A Low Power Laser Beam
Assessment of flaw significance in a pipeline weld - a case study (May 2000)
Friction stir welding - how to weld aluminium without melting it (May 2001)
Friction stir welding - invention, innovations and applications (March 2001)
Steeling the competitive edge: is there a place for robots?
The development of lightweight self-piercing riveting equipment (March 2001)
Training and Certification in Long Range Ultrasonic Testing (September 2008)
A general review of recent developments in resistance welding (November 2002)
Assessing toughness levels for steels to determine the need for PWHT - Part 2
Autogenous Nd:YAG laser welding of 6mm thick dissimilar steels (October 2001)
FPSO Structural integrity - a TWI collection of case studies (September 2004)
Friction stir weld integrity and its importance to the rolling stock industry
Friction stir welders provide prefabricated components and panels (July 2004)
Hybrid Nd:YAG laser/gas metal arc welding for new land pipelines (March 2002)
Laser-vapour interaction in high-power cw Nd:YAG laser welding (October 2003)
Long-range ultrasonic testing (LRUT) of pipelines and piping (September 2004)
Radiography of thin-section welds, part 4: Further modelling (September 2004)
Solid state joining of metals by linear friction welding: A literature review
Activating Flux - Improving the Performance of the TIG Process (February 2000)
Effects of plastic strain on cleavage fracture predictions in steel (Dec.2001)
Evaluation of necessary delay before inspection for hydrogen cracks (May 2001)
Fibre lasers for surface removal of contaimated concrete in the nuclear sector
Finite Element Residual Stress Prediction After Pwht Of Branch-Pipe Connection
Radiography of Thin Section Welds, Part 1: Practical Approach (September 2002)
The simultaneous use of two or more friction stir welding tools
Friction stir welding and related friction process characteristics (April 1998)
Friction Stir Welding for the fabrication of aluminium rolling stock
Laser and Hybrid Laser MAG Welding of Thick Section C-Mn Steel (September 2005)
Modelling of long range ultrasonic waves in complex structures (September 2008)
Nd:YAG Laser welding of a stiffened panel demonstration component
Plastics welding and adhesive bonding - Innovative applications (November 2000)
Resistance seam and laser welding of large hybrid metal packages
Signal processing for quality assurance in friction stir welds
The significance of softened HAZs in high strength structural steels (May 2003)
Welding supermartensitic stainless steels for corrosive service (November 2007)
Achieving low-porosity laser welds in aerospace aluminium alloy
Friction stir welding: invention, innovations and industrialisation (March 2002)
Novel joining methods applicable to textiles and smart garments (September 2005)
Novel joining techniques for repair in the power generation industry (June 2002)
The special importance of personnel competence in welding fabrication (May 2009)
Adaptively controlled hybrid welding using a high brightness laser (October 2010)
Application of friction stir welding in the shipbuilding industry
Critical review of joining processes for powder metallurgy parts (September 2008)
Electron beam welding of crack sensitive nickel super alloy MAR-M-002 (July 2006)
Energy absorbing joints between fibre reinforced plastics and metals (April 2006)
Friction and forge welding processes for the automotive industry (September 1999)
Low-porosity laser welding of 12.7mm thickness aerospace aluminium
Modelling of crashworthy welded joints of aluminium railway carbodies
Programme of mitigation for in-service damage of FPSO hull structures (June 2001)
Quality requirements for an FPSO hull and marine piping fabrication (August 2004)
Review of the effect of hydrogen gas on fatigue performance of steels (June 2010)
Yb-Fibre laser single sided tube cutting for nuclear decommissioning applications
Corrosion fatigue of simulated C-mn steel HAZs in sour produced fluids (June 2008)
FSW process variants and mechanical properties
Laser and hybrd laser-MAG welding of steel structures for shipbuilding (June 2007)
Overview of recent welding-related pipeline technology advances at TWI (June 2008)
Railway rolling stock manufacturers implement friction stir welding (October 2002)
Review of statistical methods used in quantifying NDT reliability
Spectroscopic studies of plume/plasma in different gas environments (October 2001)
The resistance spot welding of high and ultra-high strength steels (November 2004)
Validation of fracture assessment procedures through full-scale testing (May 2008)
Validation of idealised Charpy impact energy transition curve shape (October 2001)
Detection of corrosion in offshore risers using guided ultrasonic waves (June 2007)
Hydrogen cracking of ferritic-austenitic stainless steel weld metal (February 2000)
Industrialisation of friction stir welding for aerospace structures
PD 6493 becomes BS 7910; what's new in fracture and fatigue assessment? (June 1999)
Remote crack repair welding in steels using high power Nd:YAG lasers (October 2000)
Structure/property relationships in polyetheretherketone vibration welds (May 1999)
Surfi-Sculpt - Revolutionary surface processing with an electron beam (August 2005)
The influence of vanadium-microalloying on the weldability of steels (October 2001)
The use of bobbin tools for friction stir welding of aluminium alloys
Coatings for offshore applications by high velocity wire flame spraying (April 2005)
Comeld - A New approach to damage control for composite to metal joints (April 2005)
Laser welding of ultra-high strength steels for automotive applications (April 2008)
Mechanical Properties of Friction Welds in High Strength Titanium Alloys (June 1999)
Which procedures for fitness-for-service assessment: API 579 or BS 7910? (July 2003)
Analysis of crack arrest event in NESC-1 spinning cylinder experiment (November 2002)
Application studies using through-transmission laser welding of polymers (April 2006)
Eddy current and thermography application for robotic aircraft inspection (July 2002)
Independent qualification of phased array inspection of fillet welds (September 2002)
Laser sealing of plastics for medical devices
Static and fatigue behaviour of spot welded 5182-0 aluminium alloy sheet (March 1999)
Adhesive shear properties - development of a simplified test specimen (September 2002)
An investigation into arc constriction by active fluxes for TIG (A-TIG) welding (2000)
Corrosion damage assessment and burst test validation of 8in x 52 linepipe (July 2001)
Corrosion fatigue performance of welded risers for deepwater applications (March 2004)
Heat affected zone microstructures in supermartensitic stainless steels (October 2002)
Influence of spraying parameters on the properties of HVOF alumina coatings (May 2005)
Significance of liquation cracks in thick section welds in Al-Mg-Si plate (April 1998)
Static shoulder friction stir welding of Ti-6Al-4V; process and evaluation
The application of finite element modelling to guided wave testing systems (July 2002)
The special importance of personnel competence in welding fabrication
A new technique for girth welds in land pipelines: hybrid laser-arc welding (June 2003)
A novel polymeric coating for enhanced ultrasound imaging of medical devices
Condition monitoring of large structures using piezoelectric transducers (October 2007)
Loading rate effects on tensile properties and fracture toughness of steel (April 1999)
Review of fatigue assessment procedures for welded aluminium structures (December 2003)
Risk-based inspection and maintenance - industry feedback and user needs (October 2002)
A review of K-solutions for through-thickness flaws in cylinders and spheres (July 2007)
Correlation of phased array inspection and fatigue performance of FSW joints
Design of pipelines subject to lateral buckling to resist corrosion fatigue (March 2009)
Friction stir welding - recent developments in tool and process technologies (July 2003)
Information technologies and their influence on joining and construction
Modelling and measurements for the assessment of a full scale pipe bend test (July 2007)
Radiography of thin section welds, Part 3: Additional Flaw Measurements (September 2004)
Recent developments & applications in electron beam and friction technologies (May 2001)
The prediction of maximum HAZ hardness in C-Mn and low alloy steel arc welds (June 2008)
A review of joining processes for packaging with plastics (May 1999 + Addendum July 2001)
Advanced transducer development for Long Range Ultrasonic inspection systems
Application of friction stir welding for the manufacture of aluminium ferries (May 2000)
Application of innovative welding methods to prefabricate aluminium panels (October 2004)
Constraint loss in welds due to geometry, loading mode and strength mismatch
Corrosion fatigue of welded stainless steels for deepwater riser applications (June 2005)
Development of Nd:Yag Laser-MAG hybrid welding of T joints for shipbuilding
Development of the laser/MAG hybrid welding process for land pipeline construction
Hybrid Nd:YAG Laser-AC MIG welding of thin section automotive aluminium alloy (June 2006)
Hydrogen induced stress cracking of duplex stainless steel subsea components
Joining technology for high volume manufacturing of lightweight vehicle structures
Recommended hot-spot stress design S-N curves for fatigue assessment of FPSOs (June 2001)
A review of the effect of cold-work on resistance to sulphide stress cracking (March 2007)
A thermal method for surface crack detection in metals with high lift-off (September 2004)
Friction Stir Welding - Process Variants and Recent Industrial Developments
Long range inspection of engineering assets using guided ultrasonic waves (September 2008)
Subsea dissimilar joints: Failure mechanisms and opportunities for mitigation (March 2009)
A novel polymeric coating for enhanced ultrasound visibility of medical devices
An Introduction to Surfi-Sculpt Technology - New Opportunities, New Challenges (April 2007)
Assessment of Dissimilar Metal Interfaces for Sub-Sea Application under Cathodic Protection
Comparison of the ASME, BS and CEN fatigue design rules for pressure vessels (October 2003)
Detection of fouling in food pipelines using Long Range Ultrasonic Testing (September 2009)
Experimental study and prediction of fatigue crack growth in girth welded pipes (June 2002)
Hybrid Nd:YAG laser-MAG welding of thick section steel with adaptive control (October 2004)
Integrity of FPSO [floating production storage and offloading] hull structures (March 2000)
Integrity of reduced pressure electron beam girth welds for deep water pipelines (May 2004)
Making the link - Effective joining technology for aluminium in the 21st Century (May 2006)
Novel method of recording cooling curves during laser & laser/arc hybrid welding (May 2003)
Recent developments in friction stir welding of thick section aluminium alloys
The evolution of Yb fibre laser/MAG hybrid processing for welding of pipelines (June 2005)
Use of supermartensitic stainless steel pipe for offshore flowline applications (June 2006)
Development of thermal sprayed plain bearings for automotive engine applications (July 2006)
Ferric chloride testing for weld procedure qualification of duplex stainless steel weldments
Hydrogen embrittlement stress corrosion cracking of superduplex stainless steel (March 2001)
Investigation of the A-TIG Mechanism and the Productivity Benefits in TIG Welding (May 2009)
Preferential weld corrosion: Effects of weldment microstructure and composition (April 2005)
The prediction of maximum HAZ hardness in various regions of multiple pass welds (June 2008)
Long term monitoring of offshore installations using ultrasonic guided waves (September 2008)
Reliability analysis of defect-containing structures using partial safety factors (June 2009)
Structural integrity with Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) ultrasonic inspection (July 2005)
The potential for solid state welding of titanium pipe in offshore industries (November 1997)
Corrosion mitigation in biomass combustion plant using thermal spray coatings (September 2009)
Development of a permanent installation tool for structural health monitoring (September 2008)
Immersion Transmit-Receive Longitudinal phased array probe for stainless steel (December 2008)
Priority areas for welding, joining and associated engineering research in Europe (April 2002)
Progress in friction stir welding of aluminium and steel for marine applications
Recent Developments in Welding Inspection Certification (including developments in EWF and IIW)
Trends in welding processes in engineering construction for infrastructure projects
Comparison of long-term and short-term tests for electrofusion joints in PE pipes (October 2006)
Condition monitoring of large oil and chemical storage tanks using guided waves (September 2004)
Environment assisted cracking assessment methods: The behaviour of shallow cracks (October 2007)
Interim fatigue design recommendations for fillet welded joints under complex loading (May 2001)
Towards a simplified assessment procedure for corroded nozzles in pressure vessels (August 1999)
Development of laser, and laser/arc hybrid welding for land pipeline applications (February 2003)
Friction Stir Welding - Process variants and developments in the automotive industry
Laser and hybrid laser-MIG welding of 6.35 and 12.7mm thick aluminium aerospace alloy
Modelling guided waves in complex structures - Part 2: Wire bundles - with and without insulation
The corrosion behaviour of high velocity oxy-fuel (HVOF) sprayed Ni-Cr-Si-B coatings (March 2002)
Three-dimensional robotic high-power Nd:YAG laser welding: Opportunities and obstacles (May 2001)
Development and evaluation of CO2 laser-MAG hybrid welding for DH36 shipbuilding steel
Friction stir technology - recent developments in process variants and applications (October 2006)
New developments in ultrasound phased array for the evaluation of friction stir welds (March 2003)
Sulphide stress cracking of welded joints in weldable martensitic stainless steels (February 2001)
A new method of laser beam induced surface modification using the Surfi-Sculpt process (April 2008)
Compilation of stress intensity factor and load limit solutions for the Fitnet procedure (May 2008)
Emerging friction joining technology for stainless steel and aluminium applications (February 1996)
Extending the internal examination intervals for pressure vessels using an RBI approach (July 2009)
HVOF sprayed WC-Co-Cr as a generic coating type for replacement of hard chrome plating (March 2002)
Microstructure & properties of autogenous high-power Nd:YAG laser welds in C-Mn steels (April 2002)
Microstructure characteristics and corrosion behaviour of HVOF sprayed metallic coatings (May 2001)
Sour service limits of dual-certified 316/316L austenitic stainless steel and weldments (March 2010)
Stress corrosion cracking of ferritic steel weld metal - the effect of nickel. Part 1 (January 1982)
Techniques for improving the weldability of trip steel using resistance spot welding (December 2005)
Battle of the sources - using a high-power Yb-fibre laser for welding steel and aluminium (July 2005)
Battle of the Sources - Using a high-power Yb-fibre laser for welding steel and aluminium (June 2005)
Effects of different gas environments on CO2 and Nd:YAG laser welding process efficiencies (May 2002)
Healthy Aims - Development of Implantable Microsystems Medical Devices
Stress corrosion cracking of ferritic steel weld metal - the effect of nickel. Part 2 (February 1982)
The Potential of High Power Lasers for Tube Cutting and Concrete Scabbling in Nuclear Decommissioning
Case studies on ECA-based flaw acceptance criteria for pipe girth welds using BS 7910:2005 (June 2007)
Probabilistic remnant life assessment of corroding pipelines within a risk-based framework (July 2002)
Requirements for the European education of railway track welders in aluminothermic welding (June 2006)
Ultrasonic phased array inspection technology for the evaluation of friction stir welds (January 2004)
Welding of structural steel components with high power, fibre delivered Nd:YAG lasers (September 2003)
Autonomous Manufacture of Large Steel Fabrications EC Contract: G1RD-CT-2000-00461 'NOMAD' (March 2004)
Comparison of methods for predicting the influence of residual stresses on brittle fracture (July 2007)
Pipeline Corrosion Control: a historical perspective and a long range approach to the future (May 2007)
The effects of steel composition on the laser cut edge quality of carbon and C-Mn steels
Ageing of adhesively bonded joints - fracture and failure analysis using video imaging techniques (2001)
Improved corrosion performance of AZ91D magnesium alloy coated with the Keronite process (February 2002)
Investigation of fatigue damage to welded joints under variable amplitude loading spectra (January 2008)
Laser surface modification of polymers to enhance adhesion part II - PEEK, APC-2, LCP and PA (May 2000)
Process developments enabling more effective joining of medical devices
The evaluation of root defects in FSW by 'through-hole' impact testing
Welds, their quality and inspection capability for high integrity structures and components (April 1999)
A brief review of recent developments in laser welding processes for ferritic pipe steels
An exploratory investigation of Nd:YAG laser welding in high pressure gaseous environments (October 2003)
Effect of intermetallic content on pitting resistance of ferritic-austenitic stainless steels
Is your decision to extend a pressure vessel internal examination interval properly justified? (May 2009)
Development and implementation of innovative joining processes in the automotive industry (September 2005)
NZ Fabricators begin to use Friction Stir Welding to produce aluminium components and panels
Resistance of dissimilar joints between steel and nickel alloys to hydrogen-assisted cracking (March 2008)
Susceptibility to SOHIC for Linepipe and Pressure Vessel Steels - Review of Current Knowledge (March 2007)
The effect of strain on the susceptibility of pipeline girth welds to sulfide stress cracking (April 2005)
Thermal stresses measurement of solder joints in BGA packages: theoretical and experimental (November 2008)
Using wide plate test results to improve predictions from probabilistic fracture mechanics (September 2000)
The use of advanced thermal spray processes for corrosion protection in marine environments (September 2003)
A new statistical local criterion for cleavage fracture in steel. Part I - Model presentation (February 2005)
A practical approach to risk based assessment and maintenance optimisation of offshore wind farms
Development of girth weld flaw assessment procedures for pipelines subjected to plastic straining (July 2007)
Disbonding of austenitic stainless steel cladding following high temperature hydrogen service (February 2007)
Improved corrosion resistant coatings prepared using a modified diamond jet HVOF spraying system
Comparison of API 1104 Appendix A and BS 7910 Procedures for the Assessment of Girth Weld Flaws (October 2009)
Hybrid laser-MAG welding procedures and weld properties in 4mm, 6mm and 8mm thickness C-Mn steels
In-process weld quality monitoring of laser and hybrid laser-arc fillet welds in 6-12mm C-Mn steel (June 2007)
Inspection engineers require new FFS competencies: Illustrations from a pressure vessel failure (January 2005)
Optimisation of plasma control parameters for Nd:YAG laser welding of stainless steel enclosures
Corrosion fatigue of welded C-Mn steel risers for deepwater applications: a state of the art review (June 2005)
Intensive validation of computer prediction of welding residual stresses in a multi-pass butt weld (June 2010)
High quality and productivity joining processes and procedures for titanium risers and flowlines (February 1999)
Hydrogen embrittlement of 8630M/625 subsea dissimilar joints: Factors that influence the performance (June 2009)
Phased array scanning of artificial and impact damage in carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP)
The potential of high power lasers for tube cutting and concrete scabbling in nuclear decommissioning
Assessment of a new, completely controlled, IR welding system using statistically designed experiments (May 2000)
Development of a comprehensive in-line quality control system for printed circuit board assemblies (October 2007)
Friction stir welding - a competitive new joining option for aluminium rolling stock manufacturers
Employing the focussing of ultrasonic guided waves for the in-situ non-destructive testing of pipes (October 2005)
A risk based approach to maintenance optimisation of business critical railway structures/equipment
Condition Monitoring of Large Oil and Chemical Storage Tanks Using Long Range Ultrasonic Testing (LRUT)
Optimisation of plasma/plume control for high power Nd:YAG laser welding of 15mm thickness C-Mn steels
Stress based design guidelines for hydrogen induced stress cracking (HISC) avoidance in duplex materials (May 2009)
The Influence of Ti, Al and Nb on the toughness and creep rupture strength of grade 92 steel weld metal (April 2007)
Quantification of residual stress effects in the SINTAP defect assessment procedure for welded components (July 1999)
The corrosion behaviour of HVOF sprayed stainless steel and nickel alloy coatings in artificial seawater
A review of the development and application of laser and laser-arc hybrid welding in european shipbuilding
Mechanical testing and characterisation of a steel adherend bonded using an automotive grade epoxy adhesive (May 2001)
Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Crack Growth in Dissimilar Joints for Corrosion Resistant Applications (September 2008)
An investigation into the effect of weld strength mismatch on the assessment of HAZ fracture toughness (September 2002)
Effect of hydrogen and strain rate on superduplex stainless steel weld metal fracture toughness and fracture morphology
Review and assessment of fatigue data for offshore structural components containing through-thickness cracks (June 2008)
Deformation pattern based digital image correlation method and its application to residual stress measurement (July 2009)
Development of an automated optical imaging system for non destructive testing of printed circuit boards (September 2006)
Editorial by Steve J Maddox on friction stir welded joints from a special issue of International Journal of Fatigue, 2003
External hardness limits for welds in cathodically protected C-Mn steel pipelines carrying sour products (September 2000)
Corrosion behavior of an HVOF-sprayed Fe3Al coating in a high-temperature oxidizing/sulfidizing environment (October 2004)
Effect of intermetallic phases on environmental cracking resistance of superduplex weld metal in sour media (October 2000)
Polymer coated material (PCM) joining technology for manufacture and repair of dissimilar material structures (March 1999)
Qualification of Nd:YAG laser direct metal deposition techniques for repair of nickel superalloy components (October 2006)
Understanding and avoiding intergranular stress corrosion cracking of welded supermartensitic stainless steel (March 2007)
Microstructural quantification, modeling and array ultrasonics to improve the inspection of austenitic welds
Application and verification of the SINTAP fracture toughness estimation procedure for welds and parent materials (July 1999)
Avoiding hydrogen embrittlement stress cracking of ferritic austenitic stainless steels under cathodic protection (June 2004)
Development of an in-line X-ray system for automated inspection of defects in PCB assemblies containing BGAs (September 2006)
Postweld heat treatment to avoid intergranular stress corrosion cracking of supermartensitic stainless steels (November 2005)
Prediction of creep crack growth properties of P91 parent and welded steel using remaining failure strain criteria (June 2009)
A Temperature controlled mechanical test facility to ensure safe materials performance in hydrogen at 1000 bar (September 2007)
An assessment of the welding performance of high-brightness lasers and a comparison with in-vacuum electron beams (October 2008)
FEA investigations into the effects of geometry and tensile properties on J and CTOD in standard fracture specimens (October 200
Effect of intermetallic phases on corrosion resistance of superduplex and superaustenitic stainless steel weldments
Local approach predictions of fracture toughness behaviour in real multi pass welds using thermal simulation specimens
A comparison of the gap bridging capability of CO2 laser and hybrid CO2 laser MAG welding on 8mm thickness C-MN steel plate (Jul
A new statistical local criterion for cleavage fracture in steel. Part II - Application to an offshore structural steel
Calculation of stress intensity factors corresponding to standard residual stress profiles for common weld joint geometries (Jul
Fracture assessment of through-wall and surface cracked pipes by BS 7910 and API 579 assessment procedures-a comparative study
The effect of spot size and laser beam quality on welding performance when using high-power continuous wave solid-state lasers (
Analysis of cross-correlation and wavelet de-noising for the reduction of the effects of dispersion in long-range ultrasonic tes
Resistance welding toolkit - A computer knowledge base, covering design and manufacturing considerations for resistance spot wel
Engineering critical analyses to BS 7910 - the UK guide on methods for assessing the acceptability of flaws in metallic structur
The effect of composition on microstructural development and toughness of weld metals for advanced high temperature 9-13%Cr stee
The feasibility of using piezoelectric transducers to generate and detect microscopic structural vibrations for monitoring stora
An experiment to show the feasibility of condition monitoring above ground storage tank walls by modal testing with piezoelectri
Evaluation of the phased array Transmit-Receive Longitudinal and Time of Flight Diffraction techniques
Some preliminary evaluations of black coating on aluminium AA2219 alloy produced by plasma electrolytic oxidation (PEO) process
The effect of average powder particle size on deposition efficiency, deposit height and surface roughness in the direct metal la
Characteristics and electrochemical corrosion behaviour of thermal sprayed aluminium (TSA) coatings prepared by various wire the
In-line reciprocating friction stir welding of plastics / Ruhrreibschweissen von Plastik mit einer vibrierenden Vorwarts- und Ru
An experiment to investigate the feasibility of using piezoelectric transducers to monitor corrosion damage in storage tanks wit
Background to requirements for the prevention of brittle fracture in the European standards for unfired pressure vessels (prEN 1
German Translated Papers
Industrieller Einsatz des Reibruhrschweissverfahrens im Verkehrswesen
Reibruehrschweissen in der Serienproduktion
Reibruehrschweissen: Erfindung, Innovationen und Industrialisierung
Forschungsaktivitaten in der Verfahrens- und Werkzeugentwicklung
LinFric - Entwicklung einer hydraulischen Linearreibschweissmaschine
Italian Translated Papers
Recenti sviluppi nei processi di saldatura ad energia concentrata e friction stir welding
Developments in micro applications of friction stir welding
Modelling and validation of a ceramic/metal joining technique for power electronic applications
Effects of Strain Rate and Microstructure on Fracture Toughness of Duplex Stainless Steels under Hydrogen Charging Conditions
Fatigue performance of sour deepwater riser welds: crack growth vs. endurance
Assessment of Flaws in Pipe Girth Welds
Progress Towards The Revision Of BS 7910
Differences In The Assessment Of Plastic Collapse In BS 7910: 2005 And R6/Fitnet FFS Procedures
Fracture Mechanics Techniques for Assessing the Effects of Hydrogen on Steel Properties
Novel Control of Weld Metal Hydrogen Cracking in the Welding of Thick Steels
Development and Qualification of Welding Procedures and Inspection Methodology for In-service Welding
Manufacturing of welded joints with realistic defects
The History of BS 7910 Flaw Interaction Criteria
Revised Guidance on Residual Stresses in BS7910
Infrared thermography as a non-destructive tool for materials characterisation and assessment
The effects of loadings on welding residual stresses and assessment of fracture parameters in a welding residual stress field
Welding Of Hydrogen Charged Steel For Modification Or Repair
Investigation Of Weld Repair Without Post-Weld Heat Treatment For P91
The Effect Of Metal Transfer Modes On Welding Fume Emission In MIG/MAG Welding
Crack front straightness qualification in SENT specimens
Selection of materials for high pressure CO2 transport
Development of ultrasonic phased array inspection of polyethylene pipe joints
Validation of Methods to Determine CTOD from SENT specimens
Development of an automated scanner and phased array ultrasonic testing technique for the inspection of nozzle welds
Comparison between ASME and RCC-M requirements for welding and NDT
Corrosion testing of HVOF coatings in high temperature environments for biomass applications
Improved Coatings for Extended Design Life of 22%Cr Duplex Stainless Steel in Marine Environments
Increasing the tolerance to fit-up gap using hybrid laser-arc welding and adaptive control of welding parameters
Fatigue testing of full-scale girth welded pipes under variable amplitude loading
Effective design of electron beam processing systems by trending
CRA Weld Overlay - Influence of welding process and parameters on dilution and corrosion resistance
Evaluation of residual stresses in steel-to-nickel dissimilar joints
Finite Element Prediction of the Residual Stresses in a Branch-Pipe Connection after Local Post-Weld Heat-Treatment
Image Processing Using The Smartscope M5 For Early Diagnosis Of Human Skin Damage Due To Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Shielding Gas Selection for Controlled Dip Transfer (Short Arc) Welding
Monitoring fatigue crack growth in subsea threaded components using ultrasonic phased array techniques
The Effect of Inclusions on the Fracture Toughness of Local brittle zones in the HAZ of Girth Welded Line Pipe
Specimen geometry and size effects on the creep crack growth behaviour of P91 weldments
Creep Crack Growth Prediction of Very Long Term P91 Steel Using Extrapolated Short-Term Uniaxial Creep Data
CTOD and pipelines – the past, present and future
Development of a British Standard single edge notch tension (SENT) test method (BS8571)
Measuring the crack growth rate (da/dt) of a fatigue crack using phased array ultrasonics
Corrosion Testing of Weldable 13%Cr Supermartensitic Stainless Steel for Weld Procedure
Welding and joining process classification - Job knowledge 1
The manual metal arc process (MMA Welding) - Job knowledge 2
Oxy-fuel welding - Job knowledge 3
MIG welding - Job knowledge 4
Submerged arc welding process - Job knowledge 5
Tungsten inert gas (TIG or GTA) welding - Job knowledge 6
Plasma arc welding - Job knowledge 7
Thermal gouging - Job knowledge 8
Oxy-fuel gouging - Job knowledge 9
Manual metal arc gouging - Job knowledge 10
Plasma arc gouging - Job knowledge 11
Air carbon arc gouging - Job knowledge 12
Equipment for oxyacetylene welding - Job knowledge 13
Equipment for manual metal arc (MMA or SMA) welding - Job knowledge 14
Equipment for MIG welding - Job knowledge 15
Equipment for submerged arc welding - Job knowledge 16
Equipment for tungsten inert gas (TIG, GTA) welding - Job knowledge 17
Equipment for plasma welding - Job knowledge 18
Weldability of materials - carbon manganese and low alloy steels - Job knowledge 19
Weldability of materials - stainless steel - Job knowledge 20
Weldability of materials - aluminium alloys - Job knowledge 21
Weldability of materials - nickel and nickel alloys - Job knowledge 22
Weldability of materials - copper and copper alloys - Job knowledge 23
Weldability of materials - titanium and titanium alloys - Job knowledge 24
Weldability of materials - cast irons - Job knowledge 25
Health, safety and accident prevention - general - Job knowledge 26
Health, safety and accident prevention - oxyacetylene welding, cutting and heating - Job knowledge 27
Health, safety and accident prevention: electrical hazards - power source and installation - Job knowledge 28
Health, safety and accident prevention - arc welding - Job knowledge 29
Health, safety and accident prevention - welding fume assessment - Job knowledge 30
Health, safety and accident prevention - health risks from fume and gases during welding - Job knowledge 31
Health, safety and accident prevention - control of welding fume - Job knowledge 32
Distortion - types and causes - Job knowledge 33
Distortion - prevention by design - Job knowledge 34
Distortion - prevention by pre-setting, pre-bending or use of restraint - Job knowledge 35
Distortion Control - Prevention by fabrication techniques - Job knowledge 36
Distortion - corrective techniques - Job knowledge 37
Standards - application standards, codes of practice and quality levels - Job knowledge 38
Welding procedure - Job Knowledge 39
Weld defects / imperfections - incomplete root fusion or penetration - Job knowledge 40
Weld defects / imperfections in welds - lack of sidewall and inter-run fusion - Job knowledge 41
Defects/imperfections in welds - porosity - Job knowledge 42
Defects / imperfections in welds - slag inclusions - Job knowledge 43
Defects - solidification cracking - Job knowledge 44
Defects / hydrogen cracks in steels - identification - Job knowledge 45
Defects - hydrogen cracks in steels - prevention and best practice - Job knowledge 46
Defects - lamellar tearing - Job knowledge 47
Defects / imperfections in welds - reheat cracking - Job knowledge 48
Oxyfuel cutting - process and fuel gases - Job knowledge 49
Cutting processes - application of oxyfuel cutting - Job knowledge 50
Cutting processes - plasma arc cutting - process and equipment considerations - Job knowledge 51
Cutting processes - laser cutting - Job knowledge 52
Laser cutting: process variants - Job knowledge 53
Ceramics - materials, joining and applications - Job knowledge 54
Welding techniques for thermoplastics - Job knowledge 55
Hot gas welding of plastics: Part 1 - the basics - Job knowledge 56
Hot gas welding of plastics: Part 2 - welding techniques - Job knowledge 56b
Extrusion welding of thermoplastics - Job knowledge 57
Butt fusion welding of plastics - Job knowledge 58
Friction welding of plastics - Job knowledge 59
Hot plate welding of plastics moulded components - Job knowledge 60
Ultrasonic welding of injection moulded components - Part 1 - Process and equipment - Job knowledge 61
Ultrasonic welding of injection moulded components - Part 2 - Component design and weld parameters - Job knowledge 62
A review of the application of weld symbols on drawings - Part 1 - Job knowledge 64
A review of the application of weld symbols on drawings - Part 2 - Job knowledge 65
Fillet welded joints - a review of the practicalities - Job knowledge 66
A general review of geometric shape imperfections - types and causes - Part 1 - Job knowledge 67
A general review of the causes and acceptance of shape imperfections - Part 2 - Job knowledge 68
Mechanical testing - Tensile testing Part 1 - Job knowledge 69
Mechanical testing - Tensile testing Part 2 - Job knowledge 70
Mechanical testing - notched bar or impact testing - Job knowledge 71
Notched bar or impact testing Part II - Job knowledge 72
Bend testing - Job knowledge 73
Hardness Testing Part 1 - Job knowledge 74
Hardness Testing Part 2 - Job knowledge 75
CTOD testing - Job knowledge 76
Compact tension and J integral tests - Job knowledge 77
Fatigue testing - Job knowledge 78
Fatigue testing - Part 2 - Job knowledge 79
Fatigue testing - Part 3 - Job knowledge 80
Creep and creep testing - Job knowledge 81
Welding consumables - part 1 - Job knowledge 82
Welding consumables - part 2 - Job knowledge 83
Welding consumables - Part 3 - Job knowledge 84
Welding consumables - part 4 - Job knowledge 85
Welding consumables - part 5 - Job knowledge 86
Submerged arc welding consumables - part 1 - Job knowledge 87
Submerged arc welding consumables - part 2 - Job knowledge 88
Submerged arc welding consumables - part 3 - Job knowledge 89
Design - part 1 - Job knowledge 90
Design part 2 - Job knowledge 91
Design - part 3 - Job knowledge 92
Design - part 4 - Job knowledge 93
Design - Job knowledge 94
Calculating weld volume and weight - Job knowledge 95
Welding costs - Job knowledge 96
Welding costs - continued - Job knowledge 97
Welding of HSLA steels - Job knowledge 98
Welding of ferritic creep-resistant steels - Job knowledge 99
Welding of ferritic cryogenic steels - Job knowledge 100
Welding of ferritic/martensitic stainless steels - Job knowledge 101
Precipitation hardening stainless steels - Job knowledge 102
Welding of austenitic stainless steel - Job knowledge 103
Welding of austenitic stainless steel - Part 2 - Job knowledge 104
Duplex stainless steel - Part 1 - Job knowledge 105
Duplex stainless steel - Part 2 - Job knowledge 106
Welding of nickel alloys - Part 1 - Job knowledge 107
Welding of titanium and its alloys - Part 1 - Job knowledge 109
Welding of nickel alloys - Part 2 - Job knowledge 108
Welding of titanium and its alloys - Part 2 - Job knowledge 110
Welding of copper and its alloys - Part 1 - Job Knowledge 111
Welding of copper alloys - brasses and bronzes - Job knowledge 112
Copper-nickel alloys - Job Knowledge 113
Heat treatment of welded joints - Part 1 - Job Knowledge 114
Heat treatment of welded joints - Part 2 - Job Knowledge 115
Heat treatment of welded joints - Part 3 - Job Knowledge 116
Heat treatment of welded joints - Part 4 - Job Knowledge 117
A comparison of ISO 15614 Part 1 and ASME IX - Job knowledge 118
Complying with NACE Hardness Requirements - Job knowledge 119
Structural Steel, CE Marking and ISO 3834 - Connect - September/October 2012 - Job knowledge 120
Power Source Characteristics - Job knowledge No. 121
Non-destructive Examination (NDE) Part 1 Liquid Penetrant and Magnetic Particle Inspection - Job Knowledge 122
Eddy Current Testing - Job knowledge 123
Radiography Part 2
Radiography Part 3
Ultrasonic Examination Part 1
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Industrial Member Reports | TWI
Process Charateristics when Friction Surfacing Mild Steel with Austenitic Stainless steel - Industrial Member Report 300/1986
Corrosion Behaviour of Cold Sprayed Tantalum coatings - Industrial Member Report 1016/2012
Insights into Friction Stir Welding - Industrial Member Report 991/2011
Industrial Applications of Multi-Scale Modelling - Industrial Member Report 987/2011
Initial Assessment of Precision Reliability Test Methods - Industrial Member Report 975/2010
Estimation of exposure to arc welding fume - Industrial Member Report 654/1998
Effect of composition on creep properties of 9%Cr1%Mo weld metals for grade 91 steel - Industrial Member Report 657/1998
Measurement and Modelling of R-Curves for Low Constraint Specimens - Industrial Member Report 988/2011
Shallow Fatigue Crack Growth Behaviour in Sour Pipeline Girth Welds - Industrial Member Report 984/2011
Welding of CRA Clad Materials - Three Layer (Buffer Layer) Approach - Industrial Member Report 981/2011
Weld Overlaying-Effect of Process and Process Parameters on Dilution - Industrial Member Report 968/2010
Review of Recent Advance in Computer Based Prediction of Weld Distortion - Industrial Member Report 971/2010
Review of Innovation Management tools illustrated by industrial case studies - Industrial Member Report 979/2010
Effect of process parameters on centre-line solidification structures - Industrial Member Report 252/1984
Friction welding of injection moulded acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene - Industrial Member Report 363/1988
Shallow Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior in Sour Pipelines (Near-Threshold Regime) - Industrial Member Report 972/2010
Joining Aerospace Composite Structures - Machining, Mechanical Fastening and NDI - Industrial Member Report 982/2011
Synergic control in MIG welding using an inverter controlled power source - steady DC open arc operation - 410/1990
Examination of crystallinity in polyethylene and polypropylene welds - Industrial Member Report 423/1990
Fabrication Thermal History effect on Weldment Mechanical Properties in Grade 91 Steel - Industrial Member Report 976/2010
Fatigue performance of tungsten inert gas (TIG) and plasma welds in thin steel sections - Industrial Member Report 656/1998
A Preliminary Investigation into Welding Fume Formation Mechanisms for MIG/MAG welding - Industrial Member Report 980/2011
An investigation of the hydrogen-induced cracking behaviours during welding of two high strength structural steels - 507/1995
Effect of surface preparation on adhesion of alumina coatings sprayed using high velocity oxyfuel process - 554/1996
Effect of intermetallic content on pitting resistance of ferritic/austenitic stainless steels - 653/1998
Fabrication technologies, residual stresses and structural integrity in clad components - Industrial Member Report 970/2010
Thermal welding of polymers - Industrial Member Report 552/1996
Microstructural characterisation of HVOF spreayed tungsten carbide-cobalt coatings - Industrial Member Report 588/1997
Examination of the sampling protocol defined by draft European/International Standard prEN ISO 10882-1 - 596/1997
A cutting process comparison - Industrial Member Report 605/1997
Resistance welding toolkit - Industrial Member Report 609/1997
Weld metal hydrogen cracking during welding 450 N/mm2 yield strength steel using tubular cored electrodes - 655/1998
Corrosion Testing of HVOF Coatings in High Temperature Environments for Biomass Applications - Industrial Member Report 977/2010
Application of a steelmaking model to predict weld metal composition - Industrial Member Report 582/1996
Digital Image Technique for Displacement and Deformation Measurement of Structural Components 985/2011
Mechanised Wet Underwater Flux-Cored Arc Welding Trials and Qualifications for typical Weld Repair - Member Report 969-2010
Assessment of monitoring methods for Clearweld - Industrial Member Report 826/2005
Friction stir welding of steels - status report - Industrial Member Report 838/2005
Hybrid Laser-arc Weld Quality Enhancement by Seam Tracking, Adaptive Control and Weld Bead Inspection - Member Report 978/2010
Producing High Quality Welds in up to 7mm Tickness Titanium Alloys with High Brightness Yb-Fibre Lasers 989/2011
Thermal welding of polymers - Industrial Member Report 667/1999
Sulphide stress cracking of welded 0.5%Cr steel: Effect of pH - Industrial Member Report 648/1998
One spot or two - Industrial Member Report 793/2004
Risky business - Industrial Member Report 809/2004
Bridging the gap - Industrial Member Report 792/2004
Finite element analysis of crack driving force at circumferential cracks in pipelines under large deformation 983/2011
Laser welding of aluminium alloys - Industrial Member Report 517/1995
NDT techniques for inspection of thick section EB welds in ferritic steels - Industrial Member Report 613/1997
Materials Technology Gap Analysis for Handling CO2 in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), and Oil and Gas Service 973/2010
Comparison of the Fatigue Performance of Full-Scale Girth Welded Pipes and Small Scale Strip and Plate Specimens 986/2011
Novel modelling methods - Industrial Member Report 816/2004
Sticking to the rules - Industrial Member Report 808/2004
A review of HAZ toughness evaluation - Industrial Member Report 566/1996
Gap tolerance tested - Industrial Member Report 802/2004
Catastrophic failures of steel structures in industry: Case histories - Industrial Member Report 632/1998
Robots on the floor - Industrial Member Report 790/2004
Advanced tool material technology for FSW stainless steel - Industrial Member Report 951/2010
Beam characterisation of industrial lasers - Industrial Member Report 518/1995
Effects of composition and welding speed on solidification cracking in C-Mn steel laser welds - 681/1999
Developments to the Master Curve for application to welds - Industrial Member Report 831/2005
A review of ozone formation in arc welding - Industrial Member Report 549/1996
Cold spray technology update and TWI facility installation - Industrial Member Report 947/2010
Looking beneath the surface - Industrial Member Report 746/2002
A critical review and comparison of various methods to evaluate the static strength of corroded pressurised components- 707/2000
Friction stir welding - the state of the art - Industrial Member Report 678/1999
Laser welding of plastics film and sheet - Industrial Member Report 519/1995
Overview of friction stir welding modelling projects at TWI - Industrial Member Report 830/2005
Review of optical NDT techniques in industrial applications - Industrial Member Report 949/2010
Fuel cell joining techniques - Industrial Member Report 806/2004
Keyhole plasma welding of carbon steel sheet - Industrial Member Report 608/1997
Let the train take the strain - Industrial Member Report 785/2003
Microwave heating and bonding of alumina ceramics - Industrial Member Report 611/1997
Precision laser welding of plastic component - Industrial Member Report 876/2007
Titanium alloys - a review - Industrial Member Report 789/2004
Assessment of shearography and thermography for flaw detection - Industrial Member Report 963/2010
Linear Friction Welding Information for Production Engineering - Industrial Member Report 961/2010
Review of systems for portable friction stir welding equipment - Industrial Member Report 851a/2007
The development of an impression creep technique to characterise weldment properties - Industrial Member Report 600/1997
Vibration welding of polyetheretherketone - Industrial Member Report 537/1995
HAZMET: Microstructural prediction software - Industrial Member Report 938/2009
Real-time hydrogen monitoring during welding - Industrial Member Report 943/2010
Stress corrosion of friction stir welds in 7050 aluminium alloy - Industrial Member Report 953/2010
The generation of surface features using a low power laser beam - Industrial Member Report 960/2010
The use of glass-ceramics as joining media - Industrial Member Report 651/1998
Clothing manufacture at TWI? - Industrial Member Report 730/2001
Study into the use of process gases in high power Nd:YAG laser welding of C-Mn and stainless steels - Member Report 723/2001
The risky business of inspection - Industrial Member Report 722/2001
Review of assessment methods and the influence of process factors on the quality of self-piercing riveted joints - 720/2001
Design and development of a locally coupled, high frequency pulser for 100kW EB welding - Member Report 719/2001
Laser process cuts repair costs - Industrial Member Report 794/2004
New materials in fuel cell seals - Industrial Member Report 807/2004
Weldbonding of 1mm aluminium alloy sheet - Industrial Member Report 226/1983
An Introduction to Lean Manufacturing for SMEs - Industrial Member Report 933/2009
Composite materials - a review - Industrial Member Report 779/2003
High Productivity Weldments in the Advanced 9% Chromium Steel FB2 - Industrial Member Report 948/2010
Laser cutting of sheet steel - a users' guide - Industrial Member Report 401/1989
Laser deposition of functionally graded material - Industrial Member Report 867/2007
Laser welding of structural steel with wire feed - Industrial Member Report Summary 264/1985
Technology survey and assembly demonstration of flip chip bonding - Industrial Member Report 825/2005
Ultrasonic inspection of external stress corrosion cracking in ferritic steel line pipe - Industrial Member Report 621/1997
Development of a brazed ceramic-faced steel tappet - Industrial Member Report 450/1992
Off-line programming for robots - Industrial Member Report 823/2005
Tools and parameters - further study - Industrial Member Report 801/2004
Further progress in joining of intermetallic alloys - Industrial Member Report 536/1995
Joining of metal matrix composites - a review - Industrial Member Report 489/1994
Laser welding of titanium alloys with low internal porosity content - Industrial Member Report 924/2009
The development of a solidification cracking test for carbon-manganese steel laser welds - Industrial Member Report 573/1996
Welding titanium alloys - the laser way - Industrial Member Report 763/2003
Characterisation of nylon 6,6 vibration welds - Industrial Member Report 483/1993
Corrosion damage detected at a distance - Industrial Member Report 800/2004
Extend the life - reduce the costs - Industrial Member Report 783/2003
Further studies on the welding performance of high brightness lasers - Industrial Member Report 959/2010
High-brightness electron beams for micro processing - Industrial Member Report 870/2007
How they break - in more ways than one - Industrial Member Report 743/2002
Laser surface hardening with adaptive control - Industrial Member Report 909/2008
Pulsed MIG welding of titanium with a novel wire - Industrial Member Report 900/2008
Root passes - a feasibility study - Industrial Member Report 804/2004
CO2 laser welding of 5000 series aluminium alloys - Industrial Member Report 455/1992
Control of porosity in CO2 laser welds in C/Mn steel - Industrial Member Report 546/1996
Cutting stainless steel with disc and CO2 lasers - Industrial Member Report 920/2009
Fatigue life prediction for toe ground joints - Industrial Member Report 910/2008
HVOF sprayed alternatives to hard chromium plating - Industrial Member Report 844/2006
In the pipeline - girth weld detail - Industrial Member Report 769/2003
Linear friction welding of engineering metals - Industrial Member Report 894/2008
Neural network processing of ultrasonic test signals - Industrial Member Report 602/1997
Properties of diffusion bonds in a 0.4C steel (Technology Briefing No. 131 - December 1980)
Shipbuilding benefits from new process - Industrial Member Report 796/2004
Tandem MIG-MAG, a process made for two - Industrial Member Report 745/2002
A review of joint tracking systems for laser welding - Industrial Member Report 543/1996
An initial study on laser welding of magnesium alloys - Industrial Member Report 644/1998
Corrosion protection - thin and invisible - Industrial Member Report 777/2003
Curing and high temperature stability of silica-based sol-gel coatings - Industrial Member Report 835/2005
High productivity pipe welding of Ti-6Al-4V alloys - Industrial Member Report 660/1998
Improved operation of Nd:YAG lasers using diode pumping - Industrial Member Report 522/1995
Resistance spot welding of hot pressed boron steels - Industrial Member Report 932/2009
Top-face monitoring of weld penetration using a single sensor with two assessment parameters - Industrial Member Report 619/1997
Welding characteristics of an 800W pulsed Nd:YAG laser - Industrial Member Report 400/1989
Cohesive zone modelling of ductile crack growth in high strength steels - Industrial Member Report 834/2005
Evaluation of Welding Processes for S32205 Duplex Stainless Steel Plate - Industrial Member Report 957/2010
Extending the range of services to Members - Industrial Member Report 812/2004
Fine-scale electron beam processing development - Industrial Member Report 912/2009
Laser-arc hybrid process opens new door - Industrial Member Report 739/2002
Portable arc welding robots - an industrial survey - Industrial Member Report 595/1997
A review of glass-ceramics as ceramic bonding media - Industrial Member Report 584/1996
Assessment of the torsion test for resistance spot welds - Industrial Member Report 239/1984
Clearweld - software and process guidance - Industrial Member Report 772/2003
Electrochemical noise methods for identifying pitting of stainless steel - Industrial Member Report 925/2009
Four steels - one light - five conclusions - Industrial Member Report 742/2002
Lead-free solders: Current status and future trends - Industrial Member Report 685/1999
Literature review: Forced cooling of polyethylene pipe butt fusion welds - Industrial Member Report 964/2010
Real time defect assessment from ultrasonic test data - Industrial Member Report 567/1996
The model approach - material flow in FSW - Industrial Member Report 775/2003
A review of ball grid arrays for electronic assembly - Industrial Member Report 675/1999
Computer based fatigue analysis for welded joints - Third progress report - Industrial Member Report 955a/2010
Development of an electronic weld measurement gauge - Industrial Member Report 564/1996
Distortion accumulation in welded structures - Industrial Member Report 786/2004
Extending the range of friction stir welding - Industrial Member Report 815/2004
Initial development of transparent conducting coatings by a sol-gel route - Industrial Member Report 829/2005
Innovation management processes at TWI - Industrial Member Report 754/2002
On the spot - with high strength steels - Industrial Member Report 767/2003
On-line monitoring of laser welded steel tailored blanks - Industrial Member Report 698/2000
Pressure equipment design - a data study - Industrial Member Report 784/2003
Specification of portable friction stir welding equipment - Industrial Member Report 851b/2006
A review of crack arrest tests, models and applications - Industrial Member Report 521/1995
Advanced MAG Welding Techniques for Thin Sheet Material - Industrial Member Report 936/2009
Brazing ceramics - with a little extra - Industrial Member Report 729/2001
Brazing of zirconia for structural and sensor applications - Industrial Member Report 709/2000
C-Mn microalloyed steel single pass welds - Industrial Member Report 756/2002
Cold spray - new method for metal deposition - Industrial Member Report 787/2004
Joining aluminium alloys - the twin spot way - Industrial Member Report 765/2003
Optimising welding conditions for TRIP steels - Industrial Member Report 798/2004
Prior overload effects in structural integrity assessments - Industrial Member Report 642/1998
Residual stresses in MIG welded aluminium alloy panels - Industrial Member Report 340/1987
Validation of the European FITNET fitness-for-service procedure: Locally thinned area assessment - Member Report 899/2008
A theoretical assessment of the fatigue strength of transverse fillet welded joints in thin plate - 636/1998
Computer based fatigue analysis for welded joints - Fifth reporting period - Industrial Member Report 955b/2010
Development of a novel robotic welding system - Industrial Member Report 817/2005
Development of tack welding procedures using the TIG process - Industrial Member Report 511/1995
Equipment and process development using lasers for automated fabric joining - Industrial Member Report 954/2010
Fatigue tests on electron beam welded C-Mn steel butt joints - Industrial Member Report 520/1995
Laser materials processing using tailored heat sources - Industrial Member Report 669/1999
Modelling and validation of direct metal laser depostion - Industrial Member Report 934/2009
Modulated, twin spot and high beam quality laser welding of titanium alloys - Industrial Member Report 967/2010
Buckling down... to predicting distortion - Industrial Member Report 780/2003
Compilation of K-solutions for fitness-for-service procedures - Industrial Member Report 849/2006
Building on results - Industrial Member Report 810/2004
Development of a fatigue sensor for welded steel structures - Industrial Member Report 847/2006
Predictive formulae for weld distortion - a critical review - Industrial Member Report 641/1998
Wear and corrosion resistant coatings by resistance surfacing - Industrial Member Report 607/1997
Weld metal composition research continues - Industrial Member Report 788/2004
Arc spraying using cored wire consumables to produce hard coatings - Industrial Member Report 612/1997
Fatigue test results for laser welds in steel - A review - Industrial Member Report 687/1999
Friction Stir Welding of steels - a further evaluation - Industrial Member Report 884/2007
Review of Type IV Cracking in 9-12%Cr Creep Strength Enhanced Ferritic Steels - Industrial Member Report 958/2010
A feasibility study of brazing silicon carbide to metals - Industrial Member Report 903/2008
An investigation into fatigue of fillet welded plate joints under varying principal stress direction - Member Report 576/1996
Assessment of the TWI top face control system for TIG welding - Industrial Member Report 703/2000
Fatigue of welded joints under complex loading - a review - Industrial Member Report 585/1996
Improving the fatigue performance of welded stainless steels - Industrial Member Report 857/2006
Magnesium alloys get the friction stir treatment - Industrial Member Report 766/2003
Microelectronics - reliability testing methods - Industrial Member Report 758/2003
Solidification cracking under the spotlight - Industrial Member Report 755/2002
Testing time for polymer composite L-joints - Industrial Member Report 803/2004
Thermoplastic polymers - a joining solution - Industrial Member Report 753/2002
Time-of-flight diffraction literature reviewed - Industrial Member Report 805/2004
Trials of the instrumented indentation technique to measure tensile properties - Industrial Member Report 837/2005
A review of micromachining technologies for microstructures - Industrial Member Report 663/1998
Arc initiation in MIG spot welding of aluminium alloy sheet - Industrial Member Report Summary 274/1985
Stress intensity factors - an ideal solution? - Industrial Member Report 734/2002
The development of equipment for electron beam characterisation - Industrial Member Report 557/1996
Treatment of low stresses when applying Miner's rule in the fatigue design of welded aluminium alloys - Member Report 574/1996
Application of fatigue design rules for welded steel joints - Industrial Member Report 298/1986
Branching out - local post-weld heat treatment - Industrial Member Report 782/2003
Friction for repair - using taper plug welding - Industrial Member Report 768/2003
The cutting edge - composition and surface effects - Industrial Member Report 740/2002
Update on fracture toughness test methods for welded joints - Industrial Member Report 581/1996
Fatigue of load-carrying fillet welded joints under multiaxial loading - Industrial Member Report 572/1996
Feasibility of solid state joining of aluminium to alumina - Industrial Member Report 916/2009
Non-destructive testing of thermally sprayed coatings - a review - Industrial Member Report 704/2000
Porosity levels investigated - laser welding Al alloy - Industrial Member Report 764/2003
Stopping the rot - in friction stir weld materials - Industrial Member Report 727/2001
Thermal management technology and measurement for electronics - Industrial Member Report 923/2009
Thin aluminium sheet gets the pulsed MIG treatment - Industrial Member Report 771/2003
Factors affecting MIG arc initiation in mechanised systems - Industrial Member Report 327/1986
Fatigue cracks - their growth in adhesive joints - Industrial Member Report 733/2002
Ultrasonic ball/wedge bonding of 500 micrometer diameter Al wires - Industrial Member Report 396/1989
Understanding the flaws - in friction stir welding - Industrial Member Report 726/2001
The V-factor - its background, how it's calculated and how it's validated - Industrial Member Report 724/2001
Considerations for a robot welding cell - A guide document - Industrial Member Report 721/2001
Exploratory investigation of the significance of the low stresses in a fatigue loading spectrum - Member Report 718/2000
Automotive applications of laser-based joining process - Industrial Member Report 797/2004
Development of environmentally friendly coatings - Industrial Member Report 820/2005
Developments in manufacture and characterisation of ComeldTM joints - Industrial Member Report 875/2007
Evaluation of a low-cost camera for monitoring arc welding processes - Industrial Member Report 873/2007
High velocity oxyfuel [HVOF] spraying of alumina based coatings - Industrial Member Report 589/1997
Improved weldability for automotive applications - Industrial Member Report 819/2005
Rotary friction welding of engineering materials - Industrial Member Report 824/2005
Statistical inspection and updating - an overview - Industrial Member Report 750/2002
The hydrogen economy: Materials and joining technology needs - Industrial Member Report 881/2007
Autogenous welding of high nitrogen superaustenitic stainless steels - Industrial Member Report 593/1997
Behaviour of semi-elliptical cracks in welds with yield strength mismatch - Industrial Member Report 551/1996
Elevated temperature midlife weldment cracking (Type IV) - a review - Industrial Member Report 597/1997
High velocity oxyfuel spraying of NiCr-Cr3C2 coatings using hydrogen fuel - Industrial Member Report 634/1998
Keyhole plasma welding of a cast gamma titanium aluminide alloy - Industrial Member Report 659/1998
Proof of concept for real-time hydrogen monitoring during welding - Industrial Member Report 859/2006
Rotating arc welding of thin section tubulars - machine development - Industrial Member Report 702/2000
The importance of laser beam brightness on melt run penetration - Industrial Member Report 918/2009
Advances in electron beam technology for microprocessing - Industrial Member Report 799/2004
An evaluation of a high tolerance plasma arc cutting (HTPAC) process - Industrial Member Report 558/1996
Deep penetration, low distortion and high welding speeds - Industrial Member Report 814/2004
Feasibility study demonstrates control of variable gaps - Industrial Member Report 818/2005
Fracture case studies for validation of fitness-for-service procedures - Industrial Member Report 850/2006
Friction stir welding Part 1 - a decade of development - Industrial Member Report 760/2003
Laser welding of aluminium alloys - present and future - Industrial Member Report 795/2004
Welding and deposition of nickel superalloys 718 - Industrial Member Report 811/2004
Techniques for ultrasonic wire bonding chip-on-board applications - Industrial Member Report 615/1997
The physical and welding metallurgy of titanium aluminides: a review - Industrial Member Report 633/1998
A system for integrated off-line programming of welding robots - Industrial Member Report 393/1989
An assessment of weld heterogeneities in PMMA using birefringence - Industrial Member Report 686/1999
Friction stir welding aluminium alloy 5083 - increased welding speed - Industrial Member Report 684/1999
Friction stir welding Part II - tool material selection - Industrial Member Report 761/2003
FSW as a repair technique for surface cracks in stainless steel - Industrial Member Report 880/2007
Gas turbines - welding and repair of nickel superalloys - Industrial Member Report 774/2003
Low stress no distortion (LSND) modelling of aluminium alloy welds - Industrial Member Report 902/2008
Off-line programming of industrial robots - a case study for new users - Industrial Member Report 874/2007
Performance assessment of Yb fibre laser technology - Industrial Member Report 822/2005
Process monitoring for quality control of friction stir welding - Industrial Member Report 907/2008
Strain Determination on a microstructural scale using electron backscatter diffraction - Member Report 945/2010
The stress magnification effect of angular misalignment at butt welds - Industrial Member Report 561/1996
A preliminary study of the ultrasonic welding of four thermoplastics - Industrial Member Report 336/1987
Arc and friction stir welding of aluminium - with scandium - Industrial Member Report 776/2003
Assessment of ageing properties and residual stresses in thermoplastic welds - Industrial Member Report 583/1996
CO2 laser welding of steel tailored blanks for automotive application - Industrial Member Report 606/1997
Crashworthiness of aluminium extrusion rail vehicles - Industrial Member Report 821/2005
The application of microscopy to welded joints in thermoplastics - Industrial Member Report 390/1989
A review of the use of lasers for precision microcomponent manufacture - Industrial Member Report 710/2000
A thermal model for transmission laser welding of thermoplastic polymers - Industrial Member Report 708/2000
An analysis of fracture under biaxial loading using the finite element method - Industrial Member Report 563/1996
Environmental hydrogen induced cracking of welded steel in aqueous media - Industrial Member Report 524/1995
Interpretation of ultrasonic time-of-flight diffraction data - Industrial Member Report 646/1998
Strain-based engineering critical assessment of pipeline girth welds - Industrial Member Report 901/2008
Structural integrity of butt fusion welded polyethylene pipes - a review - Industrial Member Report 568/1996
The deposition of glass and ceramic structures using DMD equipment - a feasibility study - Industrial Member Report 927/2009
Ultrasonic and radiographic NDT of butt fusion welded polyethylene pipes - Industrial Member Report 571/1996
Using fracture mechanics to claim exemption from PWHT - four case studies - Industrial Member Report 679/1999
Welding of plastic films using infrared lamp and laser technologies - Industrial Member Report 671/1999
An evaluation of infrared NDT techniques applied to thermally sprayed coatings - Industrial Member Report 614/1997
Bonding of SiC Fibre Reinforced Ti-6Al-4V MMC Sheet by Resistance Heating - Industrial Member Report 530/1995
Corrosion fatigue of simulated C-Mn steel HAZs in sour produced fluids - Industrial Member Report 878/2007
Development of ultrasonic full matrix capture technology to improve flaw characterisation - Industrial Member Report 966/2010
Finite element modelling of low stress no distortion welding - Industrial Member Report 813/2004
Forces in friction stir welding of aluminium alloys - further studies - Industrial Member Report 716/2000
Friction stir welding of an aluminium alloy - effects of tool geometry - Industrial Member Report 668/1999
Investigation into the mechanisms of ultrasonic welding of glassy thermoplastic polymers - Industrial Member Report 952/2010
Pitting corrosion of friction stir welds in 7050-T7451 aluminium alloy - Industrial Member Report 845/2006
Post weld heat treatment - exemptions consensus required - Industrial Member Report 791/2004
Structure/property relationships in polyetheretherketone hot plate welds - Industrial Member Report 508/1995
System elements and concepts for portable friction stir welding equipment - Industrial Member Report 877/2007
An investigation into the mechanisms of active fluxes for TIG (A-TIG) welding - Industrial Member Report 604/1997
Fume characteristics - the effects of arc welding practice - Industrial Member Report 736/2002
Hydrogen embrittlement of subsea joints between nickel-alloy butterings and steel forgings - Industrial Member Report 962/2010
Local corrosion resistance - niobium and nitrogen effects - Industrial Member Report 757/2002
Preliminary environmental testing of polymer-coated materials (PCM) joints - Industrial Member Report 555/1996
Review of fatigue assessment procedures for welded aluminium structures - Industrial Member Report 688/1999
A practical guide to process and quality control for resistance spot welding - Industrial Member Report 569/1996
CO2 and Yb fibre laser and hybrid laser-TIG welding processes in 10mm thick stainless steel - Member Report 840/2006
Joining of aluminium based metal matrix composites: Initial studies - Industrial Member Report 501/1994
Just how good is it? ... solder paste reflow performance - Industrial Member Report 732/2001
Laser beam induced surface modification using the Surfi-Sculpt process - Industrial Member Report 919/2009
Magnesium alloys - a first look at joining them the FSW way - Industrial Member Report 738/2002
Some fatigue tests on adhesively bonded fibre-reinforced metal laminates - Industrial Member Report 502/1994
Welded joints - the how, where and why of fatigue monitoring - Industrial Member Report 747/2002
A review of micromechanical failure models for cleavage and ductile fracture - Industrial Member Report 592/1997
A review of techniques to manage penetration variability during TIG welding - Industrial Member Report 556/1996
An investigation of weldment toughness in two low alloy high strength steels - Industrial Member Report 527/1995
Auto [automotive] uses of single-sided welded galvanised sheet - Industrial Member Report 741/2002
Corrosion in aluminium alloy stir welds - a literature survey - Industrial Member Report 773/2003
Detection of penetrator flaws in high frequency induction welded (ERW) tube - Industrial Member Report 601/1997
Feasibility of monitoring corrosion damage in storage tanks using piezo-generated vibrations - Industrial Member Report 832/2005
Guidelines for the interpretation of automated ultrasonic test images: pulse echo - Industrial Member Report 635/1998
The characterisation of glob top materials for chip-on-board components - Industrial Member Report 616/1997
Comparison of static properties of point and hybrid joints in steel sheets - Industrial Member Report 695/2000
Finite element analysis of guided waves in pipes and rail - Industrial Member Report 781/2003
Friction stir welding of a ferritic stainless steel - a feasibility study - Industrial Member Report 664/1998
Multi-layering - HVOF spraying of metal and ceramic materials - Industrial Member Report 737/2002
Prediction of precipitates and prior austenite grain size in Ti-Nb steels - Industrial Member Report 937/2009
Probabilistic modelling of HAZ fabrication hydrogen cracking in C-Mn steels - Industrial Member Report 711/2000
Significance of liquation cracks in thick section Al-Mg-Si alloy plate - Industrial Member Report 496/1994
The influence of plasma control gases on laser weld quality in C-Mn steel - Industrial Member Report 477/1993
A review of sol-gel technology for the fabrication of glasses and ceramic - Industrial Member Report 631/1998
Application of the 'local approach' to cleavage fracture to HAZ failure predictions - Industrial Member Report 639/1998
Evaluation of a model metallisation system for silicon carbide in high temperature electronics - Member Report 827/2005
Manual metal arc and flux cored wire welding structural steels without preheat - Industrial Member Report 532/1995
Optimisation of direct laser metal deposition for additive manufacture and repair of alloy 718 - Member Report 922a/2009
Penetration control in TIG welding - development of a hard-wired Control Unit - Industrial Member Report 411/1990
Stress interaction effects in fatigue - a compendium of experimental findings - Industrial Member Report 562/1996
The significance of root flaws in friction stir welds in aluminium alloys - Industrial Member Report 714/2000
Tool developments for friction stir welding of 6mm thick aluminium alloys - Industrial Member Report 694/1999
Ultrasonic Au wire bondability of aluminium alloy thin film metallisations - Industrial Member Report 359/1988
A review of sensor systems for the top-face control of weld penetration - Industrial Member Report 503/1994
An analysis of published creep rupture data for modified 9%Cr steel weldments - Industrial Member Report 598/1997
An investigation of the use of transient arc data to detect process deviations - Industrial Member Report 701/2000
Assessment of the significance of LBZs in steels using a probabilistic model - Industrial Member Report 565/1996
Development of a PC based system for monitoring arc welding parameters - Industrial Member Report 652/1998
Evaluation of five commercially available synergic MIG welding power sources - Industrial Member Report 418/1990
Thermal spraying of amorphous and nanocrystalline metallic coatings - a review - Industrial Member Report 673/1999
Welding flaws - their size distribution in steel fabrications - Industrial Member Report 749/2002
Friction welding non-circular sections with linear motion - a preliminary study - Industrial Member Report 332/1987
High temperature corrosion testing of HVOF Coatings for biomass applications - Industrial Member Report 940/2009
MAG weld procedure development for galvanneal coating high strength steel sheet - Member Report 697/2000
Pitting corrosion of weldments in a high chromium/nitrogen austenitic alloy - Industrial Member Report 650/1998
The prediction of maximum HAZ hardness in C-Mn and low alloy steel weldments - Industrial Member Report 689/1999
The vibration welding of thermoplastic extruded sheet: an exploratory study - Industrial Member Report 361/1988
Welding and cutting trials using a 3kW fast axial flow carbon monoxide laser - Industrial Member Report 666/1999
A review of techniques for measuring and ranking adhesion of HVOF sprayed coatings - Industrial Member Report 542/1996
Appraisal of PD 6493:1991 fracture assessment procedures. Part I: TWI data - Industrial Member Report 512a/1995
Mechanised pulsed MIG welding of aluminium alloy sheet for vehicle fabrication - Industrial Member Report 238/1984
Non-vacuum electron beam welding - progress report and future developments - Industrial Member Report 906/2008
Orbital A-TIG welding of stainless steel tube using a low cost activating flux - Industrial Member Report 842/2006
Predicting successful manufacture of ceramic/metal joints using Weibull modelling - Industrial Member Report 852/2006
Standardisation of NDT by time-of-flight diffraction for fabrication inspection - Industrial Member Report 856/2006
Study of the process interactions during hybrid Nd:YAG laser-MIG/MAG welding - Industrial Member Report 895/2008
The application of glob top materials to chip on board components - A review - Industrial Member Report 538/1995
Development of laser vision-based adaptive control of robotic multipass MAG welding - Industrial Member Report 872/2007
High brightness electron beam power deposition for improved material processing - Industrial Member Report 858/2006
Macro and microstructural features of friction stir welds in various materials - Industrial Member Report 693/1999
Reduced-pressure, local-vacuum electron beam welding system commisision and initial welding trials - Member Report 965/2010
Vortex generator nozzles for oxy-fuel cutting of C-Mn steel: An initial study - Industrial Member Report 676/1999
Comparison of deterministic and probabilistic flaw assessment methods for a welded joint - Industrial Member Report 618/1997
Correlation of phased array inspection and fatigue performance of FSW joints - Industrial Member Report 908/2008
Fatigue performance of butt welds in titanium for general engineering applications - Industrial Member Report 848/2006
Ferritic-austenitic stainless steel TIG welding using high nitrogen shielding gas - Industrial Member Report 682/1999
Getting stuck in - the practicalities of applying silane solution - Industrial Member Report 735/2002
Hybrid Nd:YAG laser-AC MIG welding of 1.2mm thickness automotive aluminium alloy - Industrial Member Report 841/2006
Influence of hole and plate geometries on friction taper plug welding of AA6082-T6 - Industrial Member Report 868/2007
Laser cutting and welding of mild and stainless steel sheets up to 3mm thick - Industrial Member Report 435/1991
Low stress non-distortion (LSND) TIG welding of thin-walled structural elements - Industrial Member Report 374/1988
Methods of fatigue life improvement for welded joints in medium and high strength steels - Industrial Member Report 637/1998
Quality control of the ultrasonic wire bonding process - a literature survey - Industrial Member Report 287/1985
The fatigue of laser welded lap joints in zinc coated automotive sheet steel - Industrial Member Report 882/2007
The influence of Ti and Al on the toughness and creep rupture strength of grade 92 steel weld metal - Member Report 833/2005
A review of weld metal porosity and hydride cracking in titanium and its alloys - Industrial Member Report 658/1998
Effects of surface condition on CO2 laser cutting quality for two ferritic steels - Industrial Member Report 846/2006
Friction stir welding of steels - an evaluation of some mechanical properties - Industrial Member Report 883/2007
The applicability of vision systems to positional control of hot wire TIG welding - Industrial Member Report 433/1991
Validation of theoretical models for focused/phased array ultrasonic inspection - Industrial Member Report 896/2008
Design of electromagnets for arc oscillation in surfacing applications, for MIG and TIG processes - Industrial Member Report 541
Effect of nitrogen addition to nickel alloy TIG weld metals on corrosion resistance - Industrial Member Report 712/2000
Effect of Weibull parameters on 'local approach' to cleavage fracture predictions - Industrial Member Report 665/1999
Feasibility trials on heat sink attachment for new electronic ceramic substrates - Industrial Member Report 591/1997
High average power Nd:YAG laser beam transformation hardening and cladding of steel - Industrial Member Report 610/1997
Modelling of GCHAZ hardness - before and after post weld heat treatment - Industrial Member Report 778/2003
The high speed resistance seam welding of nominally 1.2mm low carbon steel sheets - Industrial Member Report 240/1984
Active fluxes - do they stabilise the process and increase penetration? - Industrial Member Report 725/2001
Effect of Gamma Sterilisation on Dissimilar Materials Bonded with an Adhesive for the Medical Industry - Member Report 956/2010
Fracture toughness of friction stir welds in 2014A, 7075 and 5083 aluminium alloys - Industrial Member Report 705/2000
Investigation of crack depth effects on the performance of a C-Mn pipeline steel in a sour environment - Member Report 926/2009
Laser welding of laser cut edges produced by high pressure inert assist gas techniques - Industrial Member Report 475/1993
Synergic control in steady D.C. open arc and short-circuiting arc MIG welding - Industrial Member Report 285/1985
Techniques for welding fine insulated Cu wire without prior removal of insulation - Industrial Member Report 413/1990
The use of the elastic T-stress and other constraint parameters in fracture mechanics - Industrial Member Report 516/1995
Assessment of the mechanised flux cored arc welding process for underwater wet welding - Industrial Member Report 700/2000
Development of friction stir tools for the welding of thick (25mm) aluminium alloys - Industrial Member Report 692/1999
Effect of clamping system configuration and joint gap on through-transmission laser welding of plastics - 946/2010
Evaluation of a Laser Diode Based Vision System for Monitoring Arc Welding Processes - Industrial Member Report 935/2009
Inverter developments with improved response to flashovers during electron beam welding - Industrial Member Report 553/1996
Preliminary examination of forces generated during the friction stir welding process - Member Report 696/2000
Procedures for reducing solidification cracking in CO2 laser welds in structural steel - Industrial Member Report 674/1999
The effect of post-weld heat treatment on critical hardness for carbon-manganese steels in sour service - Member Report 839/2005
A study of the applicability of the tensile weld test for thick walled polyethylene pipe - Industrial Member Report 533/1995
Comparison of measured and calculated residual stresses in steel girth and butt welds - Industrial Member Report 942/2010
Fatigue crack propagation in C-Mn steel HAZ microstructures tested in air and seawater - Industrial Member Report 526/1995
Initial study in generating a microwave powered plasma for cutting and welding thin materials - Member Report 640/1998
Laser welding of butt joints in low carbon steel sheets - process tolerance data - Industrial Member Report 228/1983
Manual ultrasonic inspection: characterisation of flaws in welds using neural networks - Industrial Member Report 645/1998
Preliminary evaluation of electrospark deposition process for repair of worn components - Industrial Member Report 699/2000
Properties of resistance and laser sheet welds in Type UNS S32304 duplex stainless steel - Industrial Member Report 528/1995
Current status of revisions to PD 6493 assessment procedures for fusion welded structures - Industrial Member Report 523/1995
Feasibility of using laser profiling for image enhancement of digital radiographs - Industrial Member Report 887/2007
Heat affected zone hydrogen cracking of C-Mn steels when welding with tubular cored wires - Industrial Member Report 578/1996
Intermetallic formation in superduplex stainless steel simulated heat affected zones - Industrial Member Report 594/1997
Rapid prototyping (RP) - technology overview carried out under TWI exploratory funding - Industrial Member Report 620/1997
The evaluation of molecular orientation and structural changes in polypropylene welds - Industrial Member Report 439/1991
Two pass per layer narrow gap submerged-arc welding of 50 mm BS 4360 Grade 50D steel - Industrial Member Report 580/1996
Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacture: Efficiency Measurements of Welding and Joining Equipment - 944/2010
Getting stuck in - evaluating the adhesive qualities of sprayed coatings - Industrial Member Report 748/2002
Reduced pressure electron beam welding - Development of a prototype local vacuum system - Industrial Member Report 898/2008
Structures under variable amplitude loading - better fatigue assessment - Industrial Member Report 752/2002
Weld metal mixing in hybrid Nd:YAG laser-MAG welding of 8mm S275 structural steel plate - Industrial Member Report 862/2007
Fibre-delivered laser welding of ultra-high strength steels for automotive applications - Industrial Member Report 865/2007
Hot plate welding injection moulded thermoplastics: the effect of process parameters - Industrial Member Report 389/1989
Plasma transferred arc (PTA) surfacing of small and medium scale components - a review - Industrial Member Report 364/1988
The effect of the tool shoulder on friction stir welding of 6mm thickness aluminium alloys - Industrial Member Report 869/2007
An assessment of Ar-He-N2 shielding gases for the TIG welding of duplex stainless steel - Industrial Member Report 506/1995
Diffractive optical elements for manipulation of CO2 laser radiation - a feasibility study - Industrial Member Report 540/1996
Drop weight impact testing of spot welded, weldbonded and adhesively bonded box sections - 304/1986
High velocity spraying - down to the wire [high velocity wire flame spraying] - Industrial Member Report 759/2003
Investigation into the joining of creep-resistant oxide-dispersion-strengthened [ODS] alloys - Industrial Member Report 570/1996
Numerical determination of dynamic fracture toughness from measured time-to-fracture - Industrial Member Report 891/2007
Static and fatigue performance of mechanically fastened and hybrid joints in sheet metal - Industrial Member Report 691/1999
An assessment of the susceptibility of Al-Mg alloy welds to stress-corrosion cracking - Industrial Member Report 428/1990
Improvements in guided wave focusing technology for detection of defects in pipelines - Industrial Member Report 886/2007
Increasing manufacturing performance using computer simulation an industrial case study - Industrial Member Report 587/1997
Local vacuum system development for reduced pressure electron beam welding - Technology review - Member Report 853/2006
Structure and corrosion resistance of friction stir welds in aluminium alloys 2014A and 7075 - Industrial Member Report 683/1999
Validation of the ESIS protocol for measurement of the J-fracture toughness - Industrial Member Report 603/1997
A comparison of hot bar and laser soldering techniques for 0.5 mm pitch electronic devices - Industrial Member Report 579/1996
A stress intensity factor solution for root defects in fillet and partial penetration welds - Industrial Member Report 575/1996
An improved backscattered electron vision system for high power electron beam welding operation - Member Report 529/1995
Relationship between Ni-based weld metal strength, welding current and weld metal dilution in 9%Ni steel joints - 950/2010
The prediction of maximum HAZ hardness in multiple pass C-Mn and low alloy steel weldments - 715/2000
A study of the ultrasonic welding of short glass fibre reinforced polyphenylene sulphide - Industrial Member Report 388/1989
The development of electron beam real-time seam tracking equipment using backscattered electrons - Industrial Member Report 550/
Investigation of fatigue damage to welded joints under variable amplitude loading spectra - Member Report 889/2007
The effect of thermomechanically controlled processing of steels on heat affected zone properties - Industrial Member Report 535
A review of porosity formation and recommendations on the avoidance of porosity in TIG welding - 387/1989
Ceramic/metal bonding: A study of joining zirconia to cast iron, and silicon carbide to steel - Industrial Member Report 414/199
Effects of Al, Ti and V on microstructural development in laser and electron beam steel weld metal - Member Report 531/1995
Guide to high average power Nd:YAG laser processing with fibre-optic beam delivery for metals - Industrial Member Report 545/199
Impact tests on welded joints in 6000 series aluminium alloy extrusions for rail vehicles - Industrial Member Report 905/2008
Improved cutting performance from the addition of water to the plasma gas in plasma arc cutting - Member Report 337/1987
The effect of additives in the absorber coating on the performance of laser welded textiles - Member Report 917/2009
Ultrasonic bonding of plastic packages for protecting electronic devices - a feasibility study - Industrial Member Report 448/19
Microsegregation and laser beam surface melting of high alloy austenitic stainless steel weld metal - Member Report 525/1995
Reference stress and J-based limit load for circumferential embedded flaws in pipe girth welds - Member Report 921/2009
Structural hot spot stress based fatigue design for welded structures using finite element analysis - Member Report 855/2006
An introduction to laser weld monitoring: literature review and preliminary experimental results - Industrial Member Report 629/
Failure mechanisms of subsea dissimilar joints and opportunities for improving their performance - Member Report 939/2009
Optimising focussed/phased array ultrasonic testing of clad pipe: Initial verification of CIVA 3D modelling software- 836/2005
Solidification cracking of modified 9Cr1Mo submerged arc weld metals: The influence of Mn and Nb. - 690/1999
The corrosion resistance of supermartensitic and duplex stainless steel pipes welded by arc and power beam processes - 828/2005
The effects of multiple preloads on subsequent low temperature fracture of a pressure vessel steel - Industrial Member Report 59
In-process weld quality monitoring of laser and hybrid laser-arc fillet welds in 6-12mm C-Mn steel - Member Report 843/2006
The feasibility of ultrasonic ball/wedge bonding 200 micrometers diameter Al-1%Si and Al wires - Member Report 295/1986
Validation of the European FITNET Fitness-For-Service Procedure: Use of Fatigue Assessment Route 4 - Member Report 879/2007
A review of structural assessment techniques for yield strength mismatch and welding residual stresses - 638/1998
Development of phased array ultrasonic techniques for the inspection of clad line pipe girth welds - Member Report 941/2009
Engineering critical assessment of steel catenary risers in sour deepwater oil and gas developments - Member Report 931/2009
The development of non-destructive test procedures for hot plate butt fusion welds in polyethylene - Member Report 370/1988
Tolerating the flaws in glass fibre reinforced plastics - the static and fatigue cases - Industrial Member Report 728/2001
A comparison of electro discharge machining, laser and focused ion beam micromachining technologies - 662/1998
Hole repair in steel plate using friction taper plug welding - initial trials in air and underwater - Member Report 864/2007
The experimental generation of ultrasonic surface, plate and interface waves in adhesively bonded joints - 643/1998
The significance of embedded non-planar defects in transmission pipeline girth welds - Industrial Member Report 515/1995
Design and damage tolerance of fibre reinforced polymer composite joints: a review and technical appraisal - 706/2000
Investigation of the fatigue crack growth performance of a C-Mn pipeline steel in a sour environment - Member Report 930/2009
Non-destructive techniques for the inspection of surface mount solder joints - review and experiment - Industrial Member Report
Structural integrity of butt fusion welds in polythylene pipes - comparison of short-term coupon tests - 647/1998
Appraisal of PD 6493:1991 fracture assessment procedures. Part III - Industrial Member Report 512c/1995
Press joining and self piercing riveting for sheet joining; joint formation and mechanical properties - Member Report 492/1994
Root run consumables for single-sided manual metal arc butt welds in steel structures - Industrial Member Report 547/1996
The influence of composition on microstructural development - Industrial Member Report 509/1995
A review of literature on porosity formation and recommendations on the avoidance of porosity in MIG welding - 386/1988
Appraisal of PD 6493:1991 fracture assessment procedures. Part II - Industrial Member Report 512b/1995
Effect of thermal cycles on the properties of 25%Cr duplex stainless steel plates - Industrial Member Report 505/1995
Validation of the European FITNET fitness-for-service procedure: use of fracture assessment option 4 - 893/2008
The effect of load fluctuation on sulphide stress corrosion cracking in C-Mn steel weld metal - Member Report 560/1996
Electron beam texturing - metallic and non-metallic substrates get the power beam treatment - Industrial Member Report 751/2002
Evaluation of tool material performance for the friction stir welding of 6mm AISI 304L stainless steel 915/2009
Development of assessment methods for environment assisted cracking - review of shallow crack behaviour - Member Report 898/2007
Joining aluminium to steel - a review of mechanisms and techniques in friction welding and diffusion bonding (Technology Briefin
Magnetically impelled arc butt [MIAB] welding of aluminium alloy tube: machine developments and initial trials - 334/1987
Modelling of long-range guided wave inspection beyond pipe bends using novel signal reconstruction techniques 928/2009
The development of a computer based in-process data acquisition system - Industrial Member Report 372/1988
Fatigue properties of clinched, self-piercing, riveted and spot welded joints in steel and aluminium alloy sheet - 680/1999
The effect of TiN particles on the HAZ properties of microalloyed steels - Industrial Member Report 590/1997
The preparation of graded metal ceramic coatings by high velocity oxyfuel (HVOF) spraying - Industrial Member Report 539/1996
A fracture mechanics approach to adhesively bonded joints. Phase 1: Fatigue performance and joint characterisation - 677/1999
Correlating the long-term performance of electrofusion joints in polyethylene pipes with short-term tests 913/2009
Durability of structural adhesives and adhesively bonded joints and mechanisms - Industrial Member Report 548/1996
Development of keyhole plasma orbital welding procedures for carbon steel and austenitic stainless steel pipes - 866/2007
Magnetic arc oscillation for weld surfacing, using mechanised TIG, MIG and PTA processes - Industrial Member Report 544/1996
Polymer coated material (PCM) welding: a novel technique for joining dissimilar materials - Industrial Member Report 454/1992
Development of a methodology to produce samples and ultrasonic techniques for kissing bonds in adhesive joints 929/2009
Friction Skew-stir lap welding 5083-H111 aluminium alloy - process development and mechanical/fatigue evaluation - 863/2007
Repair of single crystal CMSX-10 blades and polycrystalline Mar-M247 vanes by high-frequency pulsed DCEN TIG welding - 854/2006
Shielding gases for CO2 laser welding - an experimental case study - Industrial Member Report 398/1989
Formation of 'tramlines' on arc welds and back face oxidation of keyhole plasma welds in titanium and its alloys - 661/1998
Preliminary investigation into the preparation of aluminide coatings using the high velocity oxyfuel spraying process - 649/1998
Fume emissions from arc welding through shop primers: data generation to establish a method for producing safety data - 871/2007
Fume emissions from resistance welding through organic coatings - Industrial Member Report 897/2008
Ultrasonic bonding of Al-1%Si wire to Ni-Cr thin film metallisation on glass - Industrial Member Report 417/1990
A review of methods for rapid prototyping of computer software - Industrial Member Report 510/1995
Feasibility of using electromagnetic transducers for generating and detecting guided waves in ferritic steel pipes - 672/1999
A coupled model for predicting cleavage and ductile fracture in steel: Improvements to the model and some applications- 713/2000
Environmentally conscious design: review of EuP legislation and primary energy efficiencies of joining techniques - 892/2008
Evaluation of phased array ultrasonic techniques for the inspection of dissimilar metal welds including cladding 914/2009
A theoretical investigation into stresses caused by die-bonding - Industrial Member Report 617/1997
Investigations into temperature and specimen geometry dependence of the 'Local Approach' parameters - Member Report 513/1995
Effect of composition and heat treatment on the microstructure and mechanical properties - Industrial Member Report 534/1995
The use of laser beam spinning to improve fitup and beam alignment tolerances - Industrial Member Report 269/1985
The application of magnetically controlled arc oscillation to the mechnised orbital TIG welding - Member Report 394/1989
An appraisal of methods for quantifying the performance of ultrasonic inspection techniques - Industrial Member Report 559/1996
An evaluation of precision reliability testing and calce modelling for temperature cycle testing - Member Report 904/2008
An introduction to K, CTOD and J fracture mechanics analyses and toughness - Industrial Member Report 577/1996
A review of methods and recommended procedures to evaluate the static strength of corroded nozzles - Member Report 670/1999
Examination of the protocol defined by prEN/ISO 10882-1 when sampling airborne particles from carbon steel - 630/1998
The MIAB [Magnetically Impelled Arc Butt] welding of thick wall carbon and low alloy steel tubing - Member Report 258/1984
One-knob controlled MIG welding power sources - Industrial Member Report 284/1985
Further studies of microstructural development in low oxygen steel weld metal - Industrial Member Report 514/1995
Assessment of mechanical property and fracture mechanics tests - Industrial Member Report 383/1988
Synergic control in MIG welding using a thyristor controlled power source - Industrial Member Report 346/1987
Innovative techniques for sizing locally thinned areas in straight pipes and for inspection beyond pipe bends 911/2008
Missed joints in electron beam welding - Industrial Member Report 586/1997
Control of weld penetration in TIG welding - Industrial Member Report 260/1985
The effect of composition on microstructural development and toughness of weld metals for advanced high temperature - 744/2002
An evaluation of ultrasonic and electrical resistance methods for the non-destructive testing - Industrial Member Report 415/199
Achieving aerospace-standard porosity requirements when laser welding 7xxx aluminium alloy Part A - Member Report 860/2007
Validation of the European FITNET fitness-for-service procedure: incorporation of weld strength - Member Report 892/2008
Long term performance...short term facts - Industrial Member Report 770/2003
Further development of a probabilistic model of HAZ fabrication hydrogen cracking in carbon manganese steels - 731/2001
Modelling methods... a deeper understanding of the behaviour of long range ultrasonic waves - Industrial Member Report 762/2003
Achieving aerospace-standard porosity requirements when laser welding 7xxx aluminium alloy - 861/2007
Evaluation of the use of carbon nanotubes for rubber reinforcement and for improved transmission laser welding - 947/2010
Industry survey of dissimilar materials joining and opportunities for friction welding - Member Report 990/2011
Long Range Ultrasonic Testing using a Broadband Excitation Method (A Feasibility Study) - Industrial Member Report 998/2011
Strain-Based Driving Force Estimates for Circumferential Cracks in Pipe Girth Welds - Industrial Member Report 1000/2011
Error Reduction techniques for Region-of-Interest Computed Tomography of CFRP Composites - Member Report 1001/2011
Improving Essential Variables for Hardness Control: A Feasibility Study - Industrial Member Report 992/2011
Evaluation of the FEA package PZFlex for the ultrasonic beam profile and response on smooth fatigue crack - 993/2011
High Productivity Tape Laying of Carbon fibre / PEEK - Industrial Member Report 994/2011
Preliminary evaluation of spray-formed Ti and Ti coatings prepared by cold spray - Industrial Member Report 995/2011
Offshore Wind Turbine Support Structures: A Review of Standards and Comparison with Fracture Toughness - 996/2011
Effect of hydrogen gas on fatigue performance of steels - a literature review - Industrial Member Report 997/2011
Axial Misalignment in FAD-based Fracture Assessment of Circumferential Girth Weld Flaws - Industrial Member Report 999/2011
Compositional Factors Controlling Solidification Cracking in C-Mn Steel Laser Welds - Industrial Member Report 623/1997
TIG Welding High Nitrogen Superaustenitic Stainless Steels with filler Addition - Industrial Member Report 622/1997
Development of novel compact power supplies using Tesla coils for EBW and other high voltage applications - 717/2000
Process Tolerance In Submerged Arc Welding: Initial Report - Industrial Member Report 1/1976
Cumulative Damage Calculations Taking Account Of Low Stresses In The Spectrum - 2/1976
Fatigue Tests On Friction Welded Pipes - Industrial Member Report 3/1976
Cumulative Damage Calculations With The Proposed New Fatigue Design Rules - 4/1976
On The Influence Of Tensile And Compressive Peak Overloads On Fatigue Crack Propagation In Structural Steels - 5/1976
A Method Of Measuring Displacements And Rotational Factors In SENB Specimens - Industrial Member Report 6/1976
An R Curve Approach To COD And J For An Austenitic Steel - Industrial Member Report 7/1976
Improving The Fatigue Strength Of Fillet Welded Joints By Grinding And Peening - Industrial Member Report 8/1976
Some Basic Fatigue Data For Various Types Of Fillet Welded Joints In Structural Steel - Industrial Member Report Summary 9/1976
Fluxes For Submerged Arc Welding Ferritic Steels - A Literature Survey Part 2: Weld Properties And Weld Defects - 10/1976
Factors Controlling Weld Toughness - The Present Position Part 1 Heat-affected Zones - Industrial Member Report 11/1976
Some Limitations Of The Implant Cracking Test For Predicting Hydrogen Cracking Behaviour - Industrial Member Report 12/1976
Weldability Of Stress Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steel: Interim Report - 13/1976
Factors Controlling Weld Toughness - The Present Position Part 2. Weld Metals - Industrial Member Report 14/1976
Predicting The Haz Toughness Of C And C-Mn Steels - Welding At 2kJ/mm - Industrial Member Report 15/1976
Optical Design And Performance Of A 2kW CO2 Laser - Industrial Member Report 16/1976
Resistance Spot Welded Galvanised Steel Sheet, Electrode Life And Corrosion Tests - 17/1976
A Review On The Problem Of Reheat Cracking In Nuclear Vessel Steels - Industrial Member Report 18/1976
Review Of Overlay Welding Procedures For Light Water Nuclear Reactor Pressure Vessels - 19/1976
Root Run Formation In Mechanised Vertical MIG Arc Welding - Industrial Member Report 20/1976
Dilution And Heat Input Control In High Deposition Rate Multi-Power Submerged Arc Welding - 21/1976
Friction Welding Of Dissimilar Metal Combinations: Aluminium Alloy HE9 To Stainless Steel - 22/1976
Friction Welding Of Dissimilar Metal Combinations: Copper To Stainless Steel - Industrial Member Report 23/1976
Developments In Arc Welding Data Retrieval Systems - Industrial Member Report 24/1976
Solidification Cracking During The Submerged-Arc Welding Of Carbon-Manganese Steels - 25/1976
Effect Of Wire Composition And Flux Type On Solidification Cracking When Submerged-Arc Welding C-Mn Steels - 26/1976
The Solidification Crack Susceptibility Of A Range Of Commercial Steels During Submerged-Arc Welding - 27/1976
Solidification Cracking During The Submerged-Arc Welding Of Carbon-Manganese Steels - 28/1976
Advances In Laser Welding - Industrial Member Report 29/1976
Switched Arc Twin MIG Welding Of Joints - Industrial Member Report 30/1976
Initiation Of A Tungsten Inert Gas Arc By High Voltage DC - Industrial Member Report 31/1976
Theoretical Analysis Of The Influence Of Toe Defects On The Fatigue Strength Of Fillet Welded Joints - 32/1977
The Influence Of Residual Stress On The Fatigue Strength Of Butt Welded Joints Containing Slag Defects - 33/1977
The Effect Of Mean Stress On The Fatigue Lives Of Ground Or Peened Fillet Welded Steel Joints - 34/1977
A Theoretical Fatigue Analysis Of A Slender Mast Structure Subject To Wind Loading - 35/1977
Ductile Crack Extension In API 5L X65 And HY 130 Steels - Industrial Member Report 36/1977
A Re-Analysis Of Fatigue Data For Butt Welded Specimens Containing Slag Inclusions - 37/1977
Fluxes For Submerged Arc Welding Ferritic Steels - A Literature Survey Part 3: Classification And Problem Areas - 38/1977
The Chemistry Of Submerged Arc Welding Fluxes - Industrial Member Report 39/1977
A Preliminary Evaluation Of The Effect Of Restraint On HAZ Cold Cracking Of Butt Welds In Three C-Mn Steels - 40/1976
A Study Of The Factors Controlling Root Run Toughness In Multi-Pass Manual Metal Arc Welds In C-Mn Steels - 41/1977
Weldability Of Stress Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steels: Toughness Properties - Industrial Member Report 42/1977
The Effects Of Sulphur On HAZ Hydrogen Cracking In C-Mn Steels - Industrial Member Report 43/1977
The Weldability Of Low Carbon Structural Steels - Industrial Member Report 44/1977
The Effect Of Niobium On The HAZ Toughness Of High Heat Input Welds In C-Mn Steels - 45/1977
Synergic Pulse MIG Welding - Industrial Member Report 46/1977
The Development Of An Electron Beam Weld Solidification Cracking Test - Industrial Member Report 47/1977
Magnetic Trap Devices For Elimination Of High Voltage Breakdown In Electron Beam Welding Equipment - 48/1977
Computer Techniques For High Voltage Design Of Compact Electron Beam Guns - Industrial Member Report 49/1977
No report published (50/1977)
Spot Welding Electrode Life Tests On Aluminium Sheet - Effect Of Machine Characteristics And Welding Schedule - 51/1977
Relationships Between Process Variables And Weld Geometry - Industrial Member Report 52/1977
An Investigation Into The Effect Of Joint Angle On Bead Geometry For The Submerged-Arc Welding Of Mild Steel - 53/1977
Elastic Plastic Fracture Toughness Based On The COD And J Contour Integral Concepts - 54/1978
The COD Approach And Its Application To Welded Structures - Industrial Member Report 55/1978
Pulsed Wire Feed Spray MIG-Welding - Industrial Member Report 56/1978
Alternative Systems For The Manual Gas-shielded Arc Welding Of Aluminium And Its Alloys. 1 - 57/1978
Alternative Systems For The Manual Gas-shielded Arc Welding Of Aluminium And Its Alloys. 2: - 58/1978
An Analysis Of Some Fatigue Crack Propagation Data For Steels Subjected To Pulsating Tension Loading - 59/1978
A Comparison Of Three Stress Counting Methods Using Simulated Stress Spectra - Industrial Member Report 60/1978
The Effect Of Specimen Geometry On Crack Growth Resistance - Industrial Member Report 61/1978
A Revised Analysis Of The Influence Of Toe Defects On The Fatigue Strength Of Transverse Non-Load-Carrying Fillet Welds -62/1978
Weldability Of Stress Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steels: 25Cr-5Ni-Cu-Mo Steel - Industrial Member Report 63/1978
Weldability Of Stress Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steels: Stress Corrosion Testing - 64/1978
Predicting The HAZ Toughness Of C And C-Mn Steels: Welding 25mm Plate At 1-7kJ/mm - 65/1978
The Influence Of Flux On Element Transfer During Submerged-Arc Welding - Industrial Member Report 66/1978
Investigation Into The Role Of Non-metallic Inclusions On Ferrite Nucleation In Carbon Steel Weld Metals - 67/1978
A Study Of The Influence Of C And Si On The Microstructure And Toughness Of Submerged Arc Welds - 68/1978
The Role Of Inclusions In Controlling Weld Metal Microstructures In C-Mn Steels - Industrial Member Report 69/1978
The Influence Of Flux Type On The Strength And Fracture Toughness Of Mild Steel Weld Metal. Part 1 - Two-Pass Welds - 70/1978
The COD Design Curve: An Assessment Of Validity Using Wide Plate Tests - Industrial Member Report 71/1978
An Investigation Of The Influence Of Applied Stress Ratio On Fatigue Crack Propagation In Structural Steels - 72/1978
Further Toughness Data On Electroslag Welds In C-Mn Steels - Industrial Member Report 73/1978
The Relationship Between Arc Welding Parameters And Weld Bead Geometry - A Literature Survey - 74/1978
Fluxes And Slags In Arc Welding - Industrial Member Report 75/1976
The MIAB Welding Of Mild Steel Tubing - Industrial Member Report 76/1978
Spot Welding Electrode Life Tests On Aluminium Sheet - Effect Of Electrode Design And Material (Solid Electrodes) - 77/1976
The Effect Of Electrode Weaving When Producing Vertical Fillet Welds Using Mechanised CO2 Welding - 78/1976
The Submerged Arc Butt Welding Of Mild Steel Part 1 : The Influence Of Procedure Parameters On Weld Bead Geometry - 79/1978
The Submerged Arc Butt Welding Of Mild Steel Part 2: The Prediction Of Weld Bead Geometry From The Procedure Parameters - 80/197
An Initial Study Of Arc Energy And Thermal Cycles In The Submerged Arc Welding Of Steel - 81/1978
The Relationship Between Arc Welding Parameters And Fillet Weld Geometry For MIG Welding With Flux Cored Wires - 82/1978
Prediction Of Square Wave Pulse Current Parameters For Control Of Metal Transfer In MIG Welding - 83/1978
Joining Of Aluminium Alloy Sheet - Literature Survey Part 1 : Resistance Welding - Industrial Member Report 84/1979
Joining Of Aluminium Alloy Sheet - Literature Survey Part 2: Weldbonding - Industrial Member Report 85/1979
Effect Of Projection Design When Welding Single Projections In Aluminium Autobody Sheet - Industrial Member Report 86/1979
Fatigue Tests On Plasma Dressed Fillet Welded Joints - Industrial Member Report 87/1979
Stress Intensity Factors For Cracks At The Toes Of Transverse Butt Welds - Industrial Member Report 88/1979
Ductile Instability Considerations And The Prediction Of Driving Force Curves For Six Test Geometries - 89/1979
Influence Of Thickness On Critical Crack Opening Displacement (COD) And J Values - Industrial Member Report 90/1979
Theoretical Analysis Of The Influence Of Attachment Size On The Fatigue Strength - 91/1979
Some Aspects Of The Time Dependent Ductile Fracture Of Line Pipe Steels - Industrial Member Report 92/1979
Influence Of Various Factors On The Fatigue Strength Of Steel Plates With Fillet-Welded Attachments - 93/1979
Joining Aluminium To A Steel - A Review Of Mechanisms And Techniques In - Industrial Member Report 94/1979
The Chemistry Of Oxygen In Gas-Shielded Welding Of Steel - Industrial Member Report 95/1979
Weldability Of Stress Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steels : Intercrystalline Corrosion Resistance Of Sheet Material - 96/1979
Weldability Of Stress Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steels: Welding Institute Studies On Duplex - 97/1979
Geometry And Orientation Effects On Ductile Crack Growth Resistance - Industrial Member Report 98/1979
The Effect Of Axial Misalignment On The Fatigue Strength Of Transverse Butt Welded Joints - 99/1979
The Influence Of Flux Type On The Strength And Fracture Toughness Of Mild Steel Weld Metal Part 2: Multipass Welds - 100/1979
The Influence Of Flux Type On The Strength And Fracture Toughness Of Mild Steel Weld Metal Part 3 - 101/1979
An Examination Of Diffusion Bonded Interfaces In A Mild Steel - Industrial Member Report 102/1979
Mechanised Arc Welding With Industrial Robots - An Initial Study - Industrial Member Report 103/1979
Narrow Gap MIG Welding - A Review Of The Literature - Industrial Member Report 104/1979
The Significance Of The Electrode Weave Pattern For Mechanised CO2 Vertical Fillet Welding - 105/1979
Toughness Distributions In Two Steels - Industrial Member Report 106/1979
Reignition Characteristics Of Square Wave AC Manual Metal Arc Welding - Industrial Member Report 107/1980
The ''State-Of-The-Art'' In Crack Tip Opening Displacement (CTOD) Testing And Analysis - 108/1980
Some Correlations Between Charpy V And COD Test Data For Ferritic Weld Metals - Industrial Member Report 109/1980
Interim Progress Report On Toughness Distributions In A Submerged Arc Weld - Industrial Member Report 110/1980
Measurement Of Crack Opening Displacement In Weldments With Particular Reference To Offshore Structures - 111/1980
Fatigue Tests On Two Types Of Welded Joints Under Compressive Loading - Industrial Member Report 112/1980
Instrumentation In Gas Metal Arc Welding - Industrial Member Report 113/1980
Specimen Thickness Considerations For Structural Predictions A533B Class 1 Steel - 114/1980
Effect Of Contamination By Air On The TIG Welding Of Commercially Pure Titanium Sheet - 115/1980
The Effects Of Titanium And Boron Additions To Submerged-Arc Fluxes On Weld Metal Chemistry And Microstructure - 116/1980
Mechanical Properties Of Arc Welds In 18% Chromium 2% Molybdenum Titanium - 117/1980
Corrosion And Stress Corrosion Properties Of Arc Welds In 18% Chromium-2% Molybdenum Titanium - 118/1980
Tests On C And C-Mn Steel Submerged Arc Welds Made With Commercial Consumables Containing Boron - 119/1980
Submerged Arc Welding Of Aluminium Bronze - Industrial Member Report 120/1980
MIG And TIG Arc Spot Welding Of Aluminium Alloy Sheet - A Literature Survey - Industrial Member Report 121/1980
An Investigation Into The Influence Of Nb And V On The Microstructure And Mechanical Properties Of Submerged Arc Welds - 122/198
Some Aspects Of The Influence Of Residual Stresses On The Fatigue Behaviour Of Fillet Welded Joints In Steel - 123/1980
The Influence Of Flux Type On The Strength And Toughness Of Mild Steel Weld Metal Part 4: Additional Test Data - 124/1980
The Flux-Cored Arc Welding Of Carbon Manganese Steels - A Review Of The Present Position - Industrial Member Report 125/1980
Tensile And Toughness Properties Of Arc Welds In Aluminium Bronze - Industrial Member Report 126/1980
Preliminary Investigation Of The Effect Of Controlled Shot Peening On The Fatigue Strength Of Fillet Welded Joints - 127/1980
The MIG Spot Welding Of Aluminium Alloy Sheet - Process Operation And Control - Industrial Member Report 128/1980
Mechanised Electrode Weaving For Vertical MIG Welding - Industrial Member Report 129/1980
Review Of Laser Heat Treatment And Surfacing Techniques - Industrial Member Report 130/1980
Properties Of Diffusion Bonds In A 0.4C Steel - Industrial Member Report 131/1980
Spot Welding Electrode Life Tests On Aluminium Sheet - Effect Of Parent Metal Composition And Surface Treatment - 132/1980
The Submerged Arc Butt Welding Of Mild Steel - A Decade Of Procedure Optimisation - Industrial Member Report 133/1980
An Evaluation Of Minicomputer Techniques For Data Acquisition And Analysis In Arc Welding Process Research - 134/1981
The Influence Of Weld Preparation And Restraint On The Risk Of Root Pass HAZ Cracking In Butt Welds - 135/1981
Stress Intensity Factors Compliances And Elastic Nu Factors For Six Test Geometries - Industrial Member Report 136/1980
An Inter-Laboratory Programme Of Dynamic Fracture Toughness Tests - Industrial Member Report 137/1981
Pulsed MIG With Phased Transverse Oscillation - Industrial Member Report 138/1981
The Development And Welding Performance Of A 6kW Laser - Industrial Member Report 139/1981
Initial Current Characteristics Of Welding Sets For Gas Tungsten Arcs - Industrial Member Report 140/1981
High Power Non-vacuum Electron Beam Welding: Equipment Development And Preliminary Process Evaluation - 141/1981
Fatigue Crack Front Shape And Its Effect On Fracture Toughness Measurements - Industrial Member Report 142/1981
The Chemistry Of Oxygen In Gas Shielded Welding Of Steel: Part II - Industrial Member Report 143/1981
Some Fatigue Tests On Fillet Welded Joints Under Simple Variable Amplitude Loading - 144/1981
Residual Stresses In 25mm Thick Weld Metal COD Specimens In The AS-Welded And Locally Compressed States - 145/1981
The Influence Of Fatiguing Load And R-Ratio On Fracture Toughness - Industrial Member Report 146/1981
The Crack Tip Opening Displacement (CTOD) Design Curve: Some Simple Proposals - 147/1981
The Calibration And Definition Of Performance Of Stress Wave Emission Equipment Part 1 - Transducers - 148/1981
The Effect Of Process Parameters On Tensile Properties For Diffusion Bonded Mild Steel - Industrial Member Report 149/1981
Material Selection Consideration For Offshore Steel Structures - Industrial Member Report 150/1981
Investigation Of Submerged Arc Weld Metal Inclusions - Industrial Member Report 151/1981
The Influence Of Flux Type On The Strength And Toughness Of Submerged-Arc Weld Metal - 152/1981
On The Unloading Compliance Method Of Deriving Single-specimen R-curves In Three-Point Bending - 153/1981
Deoxidant Additions To Submerged-arc Fluxes: Part 1 : Effects Of Titanium On Microstructure And Toughness - 154/1981
Welding Austenitic Stainless Steel With High Completion Rate Processes: Submerged-Arc Welding - 155/1981
The Effect Of Welding Parameter Changes On The Heat-affected Zone Microstructure And Toughness Of Single Pass Welds - 156/1981
The Use Of Maximum Load Toughness For Ductile Fracture Assessments - Industrial Member Report 157/1981
Evaluation Of Three Commercially Available Quality Control Systems For Spot Welding Mild Steel And Aluminium Sheet - 158/1981
The Impact Properties Of Forge Butt Welds In Carbon-Manganese Steels Part 1: Continuous Drive Friction Weld - 159/1981
The Impact Properties Of Forge Butt Welds In A Carbon-Manganese Steel Part II: Orbital Friction And Inertia Welds - 160/1981
Investigation Of Factors Which Affect The Fatigue Strength Of Shot Peened Fillet Welded Joints - 161/1981
An Investigation Into The Influence Of Nb And V On The Microstructure And Mechanical Properties Of Submerged-Arc Welds - 162/198
Tensile And Toughness Properties Of Arc-Welded Al-4.5%Mg-0.8%Mn And Al-1%Si-0.8%Mg-0.7%Mn Alloys - 163/1981
Investigation Of Surface Cleanliness And Diffusion Bonding Of Steel Below The A1 Temperature - 164/1981
Review Of Continuous Wave CO2 Laser Beam Measurement Techniques, And The Development Of A High Intensity Beam Scanner - 165/1981
Microcomputer Control Of Synergic Pulsed MIG Welding - Industrial Member Report 166/1981
Mechanical Approaches To Seam Tracking For Arc Welding - Industrial Member Report 167/1981
Effect Of Cast To Cast Material Variations In TIG Welding Literature Review - Industrial Member Report 168/1981
The Effect Of Process Parameters On The Weld Metal Toughness Of EB Welds In A Range Of C And C-Mn 1% Steels - 169/1981
The Impact Properties Of Forge Butt Welds In A Carbon Manganese Steel Part III: Flash Welds - 170/1982
The Fatigue Strength Of Transverse Butt Welded Joints Made By The Electron Beam Welding Process In A C-Mn Steel - 171/1982
An Investigation Into The Origin And Effect Of Magnetic Fields In EB Welding - Industrial Member Report 172/1982
Arc Disturbances In Consumable Electrode Welding - A Review Of The Literature - Industrial Member Report 173/1982
An Evaluation Of The Production Welding Aspects Of Flux-Cored Wires - Industrial Member Report 174/1982
Instrumentation For Quality Assurance In Arc Welding - Industrial Member Report 175/1982
Laser Weld Metal In A Microalloyed Steel: Fracture Toughness Properties And Porosity - 176/1982
Laser Welding Of Butt And T Joints In Deep Drawing Low Carbon Steel Sheets - 177/1982
Diffusion Bonding Of A 0.4 Carbon, Chromium/Molybdenum Steel (En 19) - Industrial Member Report 178/1982
The Effect Of Welding Parameters On The Impact Properties Of Forge Butt Welds In A Carbon-Manganese Steel Part IV - 179/1982
A Review Of The Use Of Metal Powder Additions In The Submerged Arc Welding Of Steel - Industrial Member Report 180/1982
A Study Of The Effects Of Stress-relief And Seawater Temperature On The Corrosion Fatigue Of Welded Steel Joints - 181/1982
Further Fatigue Tests On Fillet Welded Joints Under Simple Variable Amplitude Loading - 182/1982
Stress Intensity Factors For Toe Defects In Single-sided Transverse Attachments Of Varying Thickness Made With Fully Penetrating
A 3-D Analysis Of The Longitudinal Non-Load-Carrying Fillet Welded Fatigue Specimen - 184/1982
Effect On Element Transfer Of Deoxidant Additions To Submerged-Arc Fluxes For Welding Ferritic Steels - 185/1982
Effect Of Aluminium In C-Mn Steels On Microstructure And Toughness Of Submerged-Arc Weld Metal: Progress Report - 186/1982
Corrosion Resistance Of High Speed Fusion Welds In Austenitic Stainless Steel - Progress Report - 187/1982
The Dependence Of Crack Tip Opening Displacement (CTOD) On The Level Of Test Panel Restraint: Preliminary Report - 188/1982
Deoxidant Additions To Submerged-Arc Fluxes : Part 2 - Effects Of Calcium Disilicide On Microstructure And Toughness - 189/1982
Cast-to-cast Variations In Penetration During Mechanised Welding Of Austenitic Stainless Steels: Progress Report -190/1982
A Survey Of Plastic Collapse Solutions Used In The Failure Assessment Of Part Wall Defects - Industrial Member Report 191/1982
Factors Influencing The Properties Of Spot Welds In Cold Rolled High Strength Steels - TWI Industrial Member Report 192/1982
Assessment Of Resistance Spot Welds In Low Carbon And High Strength Steel Sheet - Part 1 Static Properties - 193/1982
The Influence Of Manganese And Preheat On The Microstructure And Mechanical Properties Of Vertical-up MMA Welds - 194/1982
Resistance Welding Of Thick Section Low Carbon Steel - Industrial Member Report 195/1982
Fatigue Of Stress-Relieved Fillet Welds Under Part-Compressive Loading - Industrial Member Report 196/1982
Manual Metal Arc Welding Effects Of Core Wire Deoxidation Practice - Industrial Member Report 197/1982
The Measurement And Prediction Of Thermal Cycles In Electron-Beam Welding - Industrial Member Report 198/1982
The Effect of Manganese and Nitrogen on Microstructure and Toughness of Modified 9%Cr 1%Mo Weld Metals - Member Report 628/1997
Modelling of Microstructure in C-Mn and Low-alloy Steel Weld Deposits - Industrial Member Report 627/1997
Behaviour of 0.5%Cr Steel in Sour Environments - Industrial Member Report 626/1997
A Review Of Recent Advancements In Arc Welding Power Sources And Welding Processes In Japan - Industrial Member Report 199/1982
A Review Of Optical Methods For Adaptive Control In Arc Welding - Industrial Member Report Summary 200/1982
Friction Welding Aluminium Alloys To Stainless Steels - Part 1: The Use Of Electroplated Barrier Interlayers - 201/1982
Laser Welding Of T Joints In Low Carbon Steel Sheets - Process Tolerance Data - Industrial Member Report 202/1983
An Assessment Of The Advantages Of Plasma Control In Laser Welding Of Austenitic Stainless Steel - Industrial Member Report 203/
Review of Factors Influencing Porosity in Aluminium Arc Welds - Industrial Member Report 625/1997
Laser Transformation Hardening Of A Medium Carbon Steel: Part I - Defocused Beam Trials - Industrial Member Report 204/1983
Laser Transformation Hardening Of A Medium Carbon Steel: Part II Preliminary Assessment Of The Axicon Lens - 205/1983
Effect of HAZ Intermetallic Precipitates on the Toughness of Superduplex Stainless Steel - Industrial Member Report 624/1997
The Effect Of A Post Rotational Twist On Friction Weld Properties Of A C-Mn Steel - 206/1983
Sample Preparation For Ferrous Weld Metal Compositional Analysis - Industrial Member Report 207/1983
Properties Of Flash Welded Carbon Manganese Steel - Influence Of Power Supply And Welding Conditions - 208/1983
Microcomputer Controlled Robotic Equipment For Precision TIG Welding - Industrial Member Report 209/1983
Measurement Of True Resistance At High Alternating Current (For Resistance Spot And Seam Welding And For Cables) - 210/1983
Plastics - An Industrial and Literature Survey of Joining Techniques - Industrial Member Report 301/1986
Adaptive Control of the MIG Welding of Thin Sheet Steel - Industrial Member Report 211/1983
Assessment of Single Resistance Spot Welds in Low Carbon and High Strength Steel Sheet. Part 2
Effect of Aluminium in C-Mn Steels on Microstructure and Toughness of Submerged-Arc Weld Metal. Final Report - 213/1983
Parametric relationships in Short-Circuit MIG Welding - 214/1983
The Fatigue Performance of Repaired Fillet Welds - 215/1983
The Joining of Aluminium and its Alloys to Similar and Dissimilar Materials by Diffusion Bonding - a Review - 216/1983
An Assessment of Pseudo-Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics (LEFM) Analyses Based on Charpy V-Notch Properties - 217/1983
An Initial Study of Thermal Cycle Prediction in Submerged-Arc Welds - Industrial Member Report 218/1983
Correlations between fracture toughness and Charpy impact energy - Industrial Member Report 504/1994
Surface imaging of the electron beam welding process by backscattered electrons - Industrial Member Report 500/1994
Charpy V-Notch Tests: Influences of Striker Geometry and of Specimen Thickness - Industrial Member Report 219/1983
Fatigue Tests Under Variable Amplitude Loading - Industrial Member Report 220/1983
Titanium Flux Additions During Submerged-Arc Welding of Ferritic Steels - Industrial Member Report 221/1983
Effect of Interface Modifications on the Solid-State Bonding of a 0.4C Steel Below the A1 Temperature - Member Report 222/1983
Flux-Cored Wire Welding of Type 316L Austenitic Stainless Steel: Metallurgical Assessment, Mechanical and Corrosion Properties -
Solidification Cracking of High Speed TIG and Laser Welds in Austenitic Stainless Steel Sheet - 224/1983
Improving Procedure Prediction to Avoid Hydrogen Cracking when Welding C-Mn Steels - Industrial Member Report 225/1983
Acoustic Pulsing - a Condition Monitoring Technique Developed at the Welding Institute - 227/1983
Friction Welding Aluminium Alloys to Stainless Steels. Part 2: Weld Properties - 229/1983
Properties of Friction Welds in 50mm Diameter Carbon Manganese Steel. Effect of Welding Parameters - Member Report 230/1984
Cast-to-Cast Variations in Penetration During Mechanised TIG Welding of Austenitic Stainless and Low Alloy Steels - 231/1984
The Fatigue Strength of Electron Beam Transverse Butt Joints in C-Mn Steels - Industrial Member Report 232/1984
Narrow Gap Submerged Arc Welding of Steel: a Technical Review - Industrial Member Report 233/1984
Prediction of Element Transfer During Submerged-Arc Welding of Ferritic Steels from Inclusion Analysis - 234/1984
Review of Recent Developments in Mechanised High Efficiency Gas Shielded Arc Welding Processes for Steel - 235/1984
Feasibility Studies into Surfacing by Friction Welding - Industrial Member Report 236/1984
Additions, Via a Tube, to Ferritic Steel Submerged-Arc Weld Metal: Preliminary Experiments -Industrial Member Report 237/1984
Assessment of the Particulate Welding Fume Associated with the Flux-Cored Arc Welding of Carbon-Manganese Steels - 242/1984
Study of the Mechanical Properties of Flux-Cored Wire Welds in C-Mn Steels - Industrial Member Report 241/1984
Laser Welding of a 12.5mm Thick Niobium Microalloyed Structural Steel at Powers of up to 9kW - Industrial Member Report 243/1984
Effect of Geometry Changes upon the Predicted Fatigue Strength of Welded Joints - Industrial Member Report 244/1984
Demagnetisation Techniques for Welding Requirements - Industrial Member Report 245/1984
Effect of Remelting on OES [Optical Emission Spectroscopy] Calibrations for Ferritic Steels - Industrial Member Report 246/1984
Variations in Stress Intensity Factor Across Curved Crack Fronts in Fracture Mechanics Test Specimens - 247/1984
Theoretical modelling of ultrasonic Rayleigh, Lamb and Stoneley wave propagation in adhesively bonded joints - 499/1994
Joining of intermetallic alloys: Further studies - Industrial Member Report 498/1994
Introducing computer integrated manufacture to small and medium enterprises - Industrial Member Report 497/1994
A framework for a European standard on the automatic ultrasonic testing of welds in metallic materials - Member Report 495/1994
Non-destructive testing methods for adhesively bonded joint inspection - a review - Industrial Member Report 494/1994
Non-unique solutions in PD6493: 1991 Fracture assessment procedures - Industrial Member Report 493/1994
Development of PC 6493 - defect assessment software based on the revisions to BSI PD 6493 - Industrial Member Report 491/1994
A review of arc welding & electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Industrial Member Report 490/1994
The potential of neural networks in welding - Industrial Member Report 488/1994
Improved control of high voltage discharges during electron beam welding using switch-mode power supplies - 487/1994
Guidelines for quality assurance in developing welding engineering software - Industrial Member Report 486/1994
Some fatigue tests on friction welded steel bars - Industrial Member Report 485/1994
Properties of 12%Cr ferritic:martensitic steel heat affected zones produced by non-arc welding processes - 484/1993
Microstructural development in the intercritically reheated grain coarsened heat affected zone of C-Mn steels - 482/1993
The effect of ageing on tensile properties and structure of linear friction and hot plate welds in polyethersulphone - 481/1993
Beam characterisation of industrial CO2, excimer and Nd:YAG lasers - Industrial Member Report 480/1993
Integration - the key to an intelligent computer aided arc welding system - Industrial Member Report 479/1993
The application of the 'local approach' to cleavage fracture of ferritic steels and their weldments - A review - 478/1993
A comparison of TIG canning and electron beam sealing as encapsulation techniques for HIP diffusion bonding - Industrial Member
Electrostatic bonding of silicon to glass - Industrial Member Report 474/1993
An application of a simple numerical model for hydrogen diffusion in multipass submerged arc welds in C-Mn steels - Industrial M
The influence of aluminium and oxygen on the microstructure of hot wire TIG weld metal for C-Mn steel - Member Report 472/1993
A review of mechanical test procedures for adhesively bonded joints - Industrial Member Report 471/1993
High stress abrasive wear testing of chromium boride/stainless steel - Industrial Member Report 470/1993
Investigation of various processes for the deposition of chromium boride/stainless steel hard-facing - Member Report 469/1993
Factors Which Affect Abrasive Wear Resistance of Hardfacing Weld Deposits - Industrial Member Report 249/1984
Pitting Corrosion Resistance of High Alloy Austenitic Stainless Steel Weld Metals - Industrial Member Report 250/1984
Fatigue Tests on Welded Tubular Joints in Air and Sea Water - Industrial Member Report 251/1984
Effects of Postweld Heat Treatment on Mechanical Properties and Residual Stress Levels of Submerged-Arc Welds - 253/1984
Corrosion Fatigue Crack Propagation in Structural Steel - Industrial Member Report 254/1984
Studies on the Dependence of Weld Metal Toughness on the Level of Test Panel Restraint - Industrial Member Report 255/1984
Investigation into the Influence of Calcium Treatment on Submerged-Arc Weld Metal and HAZ Toughness - 256/1984
A Constraint-based Model For Fracture in the Ductile-to-Brittle Transition Region - Industrial Member Report 248/1984
Review of Factors Influencing Particulate Fume Emission During Arc Welding - Industrial Member Report 257/1984
Toughness of Electron Beam Welds in Thick Section C-Mn and Microalloyed Steels - Industrial Member Report 259/1985
Aspects of the Improvement in Fatigue Strength of Fillet Welds by Peening - Industrial Member Report 261/1985
X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis of Small Metal Samples - Industrial Member Report 262/1985
Fatigue Strength of Electron Beam Transverse Butt Welds in a Low Ni-Cr-Mo Alloy Steel - Industrial Member Report 263/1985
Electron Beam Welding Gun Discharge Problems. Part 1 - Industrial Member Report 265/1985
The effect of direct fluxing on steel root weld metal profile - Industrial Member Report 468/1993
Electron Beam Welding Gun Discharge Problems. Part 2 - Industrial Member Report 266/1985
Friction Welding 25mm Diameter Steel Bars. The Effect of Steel Composition on Weld Properties - 267/1985
Improving the Fatigue Strength of Welded Joints by Grinding - Techniques and Benefits - Industrial Member Report 268/1985
Initial Investigation of the Orbital Friction Welding of Mild Steel - Industrial Member Report 270/1985
Laser Welding of Some Low C [Carbon] and Low S [Sulphur] C-Mn-Si-Al-Nb Structural Steels - Industrial Member Report 271/1985
Microstructural development in low oxygen steel weld metal - Industrial Member Report 467/1993
Properties of 25mm Diameter Orbital Friction Welds in Three Engineering Steels - Industrial Member Report 272/1985
Structure evaluation of polyethylene and polypropylene hot plate welds - Industrial Member Report 466/1993
Preliminary Investigation into Arc Disturbances and Poor Weld Appearance in the Spray Transfer MIG Welding - 273/1985
The Welding Institute Procedure for the Determination of the Fracture Resistance of Fully Ductile Metals - Industrial Member Rep
Ultrasonic and radiographic NDT of butt fusion joints in polyethylene - Industrial Member Report 465/1993
Elastic-Plastic Fracture Assessments Based on CTOD - Industrial Member Report 276/1985
The effect of ageing on structure and properties of hot plate welds in acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene-440-1992
A review of thermography used in non-destructive testing (NDT) - Industrial Member Report 441/1992
Linear fiction welding of alpha 2 titanium aluminides - Industrial Member Report 442/1992
Fabrication aspects of a case study laser welded lightweight panel - Industrial Member Report 444/1992
Crack Tip Opening Displacement (CTOD) Method for the Analysis of Ductile Materials - Industrial Member Report 277/1985
CTOD Design Curve Approach: Limitations, Finite Size and Application - Industrial Member Report 278/1985
Fitness-for-Purpose Assessment of Misalignment in Transverse Butt Welds Subject to Fatigue Loading - Member Report 279/1985
Fatigue Life Improvement by Water-Jet Erosion - Industrial Member Report 280/1985
Nondestructive Testing of Radial Friction Welds - Industrial Member Report 281/1985
Crack Arrest Test Methods and Properties for Structural Steels - Industrial Member Report 282/1985
Plasma Transferred Arc (PTA) Weld Surfacing Process - Industrial Member Report 283/1985
Arc Welding Ferritic-Austenitic Stainless steels: Prediction of Weld Area Microstructures - Industrial Member Report 286/1985
Relaxation of Residual Stresses During Postweld Heat Treatment of Submerged-Arc Welds in a C-Mn-Nb-Al Steel - Industrial Member
Effects of Electrode Coating Composition on Fume Emission Rate and Composition in Manual Metal Arc Welding of Steel - 289/1985
Influence of Current Type and Polarity on the Composition, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of C-Mn-Ni - 292/1985
Heat-Affected Zone (HAZ) Hydrogen Cracking Behaviour of Low Carbon Equivalent C-Mn Structural Steels - 290/1985
The effect of a dual stage pressure cycle on the linear vibration welding of thermoplastics - a preliminary study - Industrial M
Metal Powder Additions to Single Pass, Triple Arc Submerged-Arc Welds in Steel - Industrial Member Report 291/1985
Fatigue Tests on Fillet Welded Joints under Variable Amplitude Loading - Industrial Member Report 293/1985
Exploratory Studies on the Fracture Toughness of Multipass Welds with Locally Embrittled Regions - 294/1986
Microcomputer Program for Guidance on the Prevention of HAZ Hydrogen Cracking when Arc Welding Carbon - 296/1986
Preliminary Investigation into the Properties of Stainless Steel Friction Welds - Industrial Member Report 297/1986
Use of Metal Powder Additions for One-Pass and Two-Pass Double-Sided Submerged-Arc Welding of Steel Plate - 299/1986
Industrial Ceramics - A Survey of Materials, Applications and Joining Processes - Industrial Member Report 302/1986
Deposition of Hardfacing, Corrosion Resistant and Non-Ferrous Material by Friction Surfacing - Industrial Member Report 303/1986
Wire and ribbon interconnection techniques for bond pads <50 micrometers in size - Industrial Member Report 446/1992
Fatigue tests on two types of joint to establish joint classifications - Industrial Member Report 447/1992
Arc Parameter Sensing Using Second Generation Robots - A Preliminary Assessment - Industrial Member Report 305/1986
Effects of active and inert gas atomisation on coating quality in arc spraying - a review - Industrial Member Report 449/1992
Electroslag and Electrogas Welding of C-Mn Steel - The Present Position in the UK - Industrial Member Report 306/1986
Further development of finite difference software for the analysis of high current electron guns - Industrial Member Report 451/
Effect of welding variables on the pitting resistance of autogenous welds in UNS S31254 high alloy austenitic stainless steel -
High power electron beam welding of thick section steel with filler wire additions - Industrial Member Report 453/1992
Laser welding of structural steel with cold and hot wire feed techniques - Industrial Member Report 456/1992
Introduction to microwave heating and its use for the joining of ceramics - Industrial Member Report 457/1992
A compendium of toughness requirements for ferritic materials in various international application codes - 458/1992
Residual stresses in crack starter sections of double tension crack arrest specimens - preliminary results - 459/1992
Effects of spray particle characteristics on coating quality in arc spraying - a review - Industrial Member Report 460/1992
Effects of arc energy, plate thickness and preheat on C-Mn steel weld metal hydrogen cracking - Industrial Member Report 461/199
Effect of welding variables on the pitting resistance of autogenous welds in UNS S31254 - Member Report 462/1992
A review of the physical and welding metallurgy of titanium aluminides - Industrial Member Report 463/1992
The influence of mean and residual stresses on the fatigue strength of welded joints under variable amplitude loading - 464/1992
The fatigue performance of adhesively bonded joints - a review - Industrial Member Report 438/1991
A review of numerical modelling of fusion welding for the prediction of residual stresses and distortion - 437/1991
Welding characteristics of a pulsed 1kW Nd: YAG laser with fibre optic beam delivery system - Industrial Member Report 436/1991
The butt fusion (hot plate) welding process for polyethylene pipe of 125 and 400mm diameter - Industrial Member Report 434/1991
Introducing computer integrated manufacture for small and medium enterprises - an interim progress report - 432/1991
Residual stresses in cracked specimens subjected to prior loading - Industrial Member Report 431/1991
Effects of process parameters on surface roughness and porosity for coatings deposited using the arc spray process - 430/1991
Weld metal toughness of MMA and electron beam welded modified 9%Cr1%Mo steel - Industrial Member Report 429/1990
Missed joints in electron beam welding: an investigation of techniques for assessing magnetic effects - Member Report 427/1990
A review of stress intensity factors for a semi-elliptical surface crack in a plate and fillet welded joint - 426/1990
The application of resistance and laser welding to the Al-Li alloy 8090 - Industrial Member Report 425/1990
FATIGUECALC - A microcomputer program for fatigue design of welded joints - Industrial Member Report 424/1990
Elastic-plastic stress analysis of a simulated transverse fillet welded joint subjected to in-plane tensile loading 442 1990
Fracture toughness associated with natural weld defects - solidification cracks - Industrial Member Report 421/1990
Fracture assessments of 50mm thick welded aluminium alloy wide plate tests - Industrial Member Report 420/1990
The butt fusion (hot plate) welding process for polyethylene and polypropylene pipe - improvements to productivity - 419/1990
Optical sensor controlled multipass welding - Industrial Member Report 416/1990
Fatigue of welded joints under complex loading: test methods and preliminary results - Industrial Member Report 412/1990
Fume emission rate and composition for flux-cored arc welding of stainless steel using all-positional consumables - 409/1989
The fatigue strength of electron beam transverse butt welds in low alloy Ni-Cr-Mo steels - Industrial Member Report 408/1989
The influence of aluminium additions to tubular cored welding electrodes on the microstructure and toughness - 407/1989
Derivation of a procedure for determining free nitrogen in ferritic steels - Industrial Member Report 406/1989
Grain size and morphology in nickel-chromium alloy weld metal - Industrial Member Report 405/1989
Weld metal hydrogen cracking behaviour, microstructure and hardness of MMA welded 9%Cr-1 %Mo steels - Member Report 404/1989
Diffusion bonding of an aluminium-lithium alloy (AA8090) - Industrial Member Report 403/1989