TWI has provided technical advice and consultancy to the worldwide aerospace industry - including the main airframe, engine and main component manufacturers - for many years. We offer novel solutions in joining technology for the broadest range of aerospace materials and safety-critical applications.
For example, we have provided assistance to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) covering:
Welding of airframe structures by laser beam welding and friction stir welding
The production of aircraft engine components using tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding, keyhole plasma welding, linear friction welding, electron beam welding and laser direct metal deposition.