TWI is one of the world’s foremost research and technology organisations. From bases in UK, USA, China, Malaysia and Middle East, over 700 staff provide technical support in welding, joining and technologies such as material science, structural integrity, NDT, surfacing, electronic packaging and cutting. Services include contract R&D, technical information, consultancy standards drafting, training and qualification. TWI offers a signle, impartial source of service for joining engineering materials.
TWI is internationally renowned for its multidisciplinary teams that implement established or advanced joining technology solving problems at any stage – from initial design, materials selection, production and quality assurance, through service performance to repair.
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BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Embraer, MoD, DSTL, GKN Aerospace, SAFRAN, US Navy
Quality Certifications Held
ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, UKAS 17025
LRQ0925004, LRQ4000756, LRQ4004571, Testing Lab 0088
LRQA, LRQA, LRQA, ISO/EC
Products and Services
List X facility for defence related project work
Full range of welding and joining processes for metallic and composite materials
ASNT Level 3 qualified engineers in several NDT techniques
Fully equipped metallurgy and chemistry laboratory
Arc Welding Power beam welding (laser and electron beam) Friction welding Adhesive bonding Diffusion bonding Non-destructive testing NDT) Thermally sprayed coatings Microwave curing of composites Mechanical testing Modelling Training and certification in welding and NDT