TWI are a major independent R&D Consultancy Centre covering all joining and associated techniques and the structural integrity of fabricated structures and components
World-wide activity serving all manufacturing industrial sectors.
Established in 1946 with approaching 1000 employees, it works with over 1800 Industrial Member companies in 70 countries.
• additive manufacturing, welding, brazing, soldering, adhesives, surfacing and cutting for the fabrication of metal, non-metal and composite structures
• practical evaluation and modelling of the performance and life of fabricated structures and components under conditions of fatigue, fracture and corrosion
• QA of fabricated structures and components, including non-destructive testing procedures and processes
Experienced Expert Witnesses for:
• failure investigations
• production plant/equipment
• materials evaluation
• defect assessment
TWI has its headquarters in Cambridge, UK which include modern laboratories dedicated to the testing of materials and engineering structures. It also has three more research centres in the UK (Middlesbrough, Port Talbot and Rotherham) and subsidiaries worldwide. TWI will send appropriate staff members on-site, worldwide, if it is required to support an expert witness role.
TWI also houses a professional institution, The Welding Institute, with a separate membership of 6000 individuals.