Belgian Welding Institute

Belgian Welding Institute

The Belgian Welding Institute is a collective research centre, with about 25 employees. BWI has extensive recognised expertise in testing of materials and worldwide reputation in testing of welds. It is a fully independent non-profit organisation, combining the functions of research and development, education, training and transferring knowledge and all service relevant research for welding and related technologies, weldability of various materials and the behaviour of welded components and structures in service. In service behaviour is studied for low or high temperature applications, static and dynamic loading and corrosive conditions.

Role in the project

Coordination / WP5 leader / WP6 leader

Personnel Involved

Fleur MAAS ( and Koen FAES (

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