Welding technology center of excellence

Welding technology center of excellence

Welding technology center of excellence

The VDM Metals welding laboratory is equipped with cutting-edge systems and process technologies. A team of qualified welding metallurgists, welding engineers and welders is available to answer the questions of our customers about welding techniques in complex projects at every step from planning to commissioning of plants and installations.

welder with welding machine

Our service portfolio

Our core services include:

  • Ongoing development and optimization of welding filler materials
  • Advice regarding technical issues in welding and service for difficult applications
  • Investigation of new welding techniques to improve the economic viability of processing nickel materials and high-alloyed special stainless steels
  • Welding of test specimens for practical use in operational plants
  • Providing expert welding advice during special assignments, e.g. when welding plated materials or linings with thin sheets using the wallpapering method

As part of the VDM research and development division, our welding laboratory has access to our entire infrastructure, e.g. optical and electron microscopes for metallographic examinations, mechanical technology processes for material testing and also the corrosion laboratory. In addition, our customers benefit from our comprehensive stock of samples that are available in a wide variety of sizes for test welding semi-finished products made of standard and special materials.

Your contact

Dr.-Ing. (IWE) Martin Wolf
Dr.-Ing. (IWE) Martin Wolf Head of Technical Competence Center Welding vCard
Route VDM Metals International GmbH Kleffstraße 23 58762 Altena