Main focal points of research

In the terms of the economically viable utilisation of the resources, not only are the individual locations geared to core competence areas but the close cooperation between the R&D departments assures the exchange of know-how, personnel and equipment. Main focal points of research are developed in a way oriented to both the process and the sector and deal with questions relating to technology, materials engineering and equipment:

    • Development and optimisation of new process variants
    • Investigation and application of new equipment, fillers and auxiliary materials
    • Examination of the material behaviour during welding
    • Joining processes for mixed joints
    • Development of new equipment variants
    • Elaboration of fundamentals for the designing of welded structures
    • Development of new process variants for non-destructive material testing