Recent update of AASHTO LRFD Bridge Construction Specifications

The 12 Nov 2019
In the United States of America many welded components on existing bridges are prone to fatigue failure. The US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) estimates that $76 billion is necessary to repair deficient bridges throughout the country. Research conducted by Purdue University in 2018 has shown that Ultrasonic impact treatment is a highly…

AITS / AATS

The 24 Apr 2019
EMPOWERING TECHNOLOGIES is attending two international business conventions in Birmingham (AL) on May, 7-9th : AATS : Automotive Advanced Technology Summit - A convention dedicated to the automotive industry  and focused on the use and application of Advancd manufacuring and Innovative Technologies. AITS : Aerospace Innovative Technology Summit - A…

Aeromart

The 16 Apr 2019
We are attending Aeromart Montreal (April, 16-18th), the suppliers forum for the aeronautic and space industry. On booth 730 for composite cutting and welding, for robotized acoustic drilling and sanding, and for ultrasonic peening and metal fatigue enhancement solutions. EMPOWERING TECHNOLOGIES will promote SONATS (Ultrasonic Shot Peening, Ultrasonic Peen Forming),…

New partnership with Miller Marine

The 10 Sep 2018
Miller Marine (NAVSEA and ABS certified welders) and Empowering Technologies (Ultrasonic Peening OEM) have exclusively partnered to offer turnkey ship repair services to the naval industry. Specialized in sensitized 5XXX and 6XXX aluminum repairs, our services include: Ultrasonic Impact Treatment (UIT certified operators and inspectors) Weld repair (NAVSEA and ABS…

New project on UNP capabilities – Application on bridges

The 08 Dec 2016
Steel welded bridges are subject to fatigue failure, Ultrasonic Needle Peening is probably the most suitable process to improve the fatigue life of new or in service bridges. In partnership with the Bowen Lab of Purdue University (Indiana, USA), SONATS and EMPOWERING TECHNLOGIES began a project to demonstrate the capability of UNP process on…

George Washington Bridge repair by Empowering Technologies

The 23 Jul 2014
American Bridge has chosen StressVoyager® - UNP - to repair welded structures of the George Washington Bridge in New York. This bridge is known as having the most heavily trafficked road in the world, with over 285,000 vehicles crossing it daily and connects the island of Manhattan with two layered decks. The…