Face shortage of protective equipment – You can rely on us !

The 19 Apr 2020
Facing the high-demand from PPE manufacturers, Empowering Technologies, located near Birmingham (AL), provides ultrasonic welding module and a full range of ultrasonic spare parts.  ULTRASONIC TECHNOLOGY Ultrasonic welding and cutting for fabric materials For the production of respiratory masks (surgical, thermoformed, FFP2, FFP3, N95 and KN95), SONIMAT provides ultrasonic solutions…

Welds: A Favorite Topic – Article by Jack Champaigne

The 05 Mar 2020
Regarding Shot Peening, Jack Champaigne is a recognized expert in this field and also has done extensive work with standardization processes in the SAE. In the latest issue of The Shot Peener Magazine, Mr. Champaigne discusses his meetings with Dr Robert J. Connor from Purdue University and with Julien Jeanneau,…

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…

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…