ISF Direkt


Current Edition

June '23


The "Freundeskreis des Instituts für Schweißtechnik e.V." and the Welding and Joining Institute, ISF, are the editors of the semi-annual magazine "ISF-Direkt" where research fields of the ISF are presented in more detail. The magazine contains, moreover, information about doctorates, events and conferences, academic policy – in short, everything whichis of concern for the ISF.


Freundeskreis des Instituts für Schweißtechnik e.V., ISF Aachen

Editorial Staff:

Peter Dewald, M.Sc


Further Editions:

ISF Direkt 66, December '22:

  • Direction-independent laser GMAW hybrid welding with ring focus and coaxial wire feeding for joint welding and additive manufacturing
  • Welding process-dependent control of the extraction power when using a torch-integrated extraction system for GMAW welding

ISF Direkt 65, April '22:

  • Single-sided Resistance Element Welding (SREW) for joining of steel and non-ferrous materials
  • Predictive Quality Monitoring in Ultrasonic Metal Welding

ISF Direkt 64, December '21:

  • Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) - An alternative numerical method for mass and heat transfer for the welding process simulation
  • Development of a process model for friction stir welding (FSW) to avoid cavity-shaped discontinuities

ISF Direkt 63, April '21:

  • Thermal Direct Joining: Ageing Behaviour and Usage Properties of Metal-Plastic Joints
  • Process Monitoring and Control of Adhesive Bonding Prepara-tion of PUR- and Thermoplastic-Based, Fibre-Reinforced Plastics by Lasers

ISF Direkt 62, December '20:

  • Surface structuring by Surfi-Sculpt process on a microscale level to improve osseointegration behaviour
  • Temporally and locally controlled temperature fields during material processing with electron and laser beams

ISF Direkt 61, June '20:

  • Hydrogen-induced damage during welding of high-strength
    structural steels
  • Industrial-scale manufacture of FRP/metal hybrid components
    by integration of weldable insert structures

ISF Direkt 60, December '19:

  • Plasma-GMA-Hybrid Welding of Aluminium Materials
  • Resistance projection welding of Al-Cu joints for use in current-carrying components

ISF Direkt 59, April '19:

  • Analysis of the current path in gas metal arc welding process
  • Physical real-time welding process simulation for virtual reality supported welder training systems

ISF Direkt 58, November '18:

  • Applied image sensor technology in process monitoring and automation during arc welding
  • Ultrasonic metal welding of three-dimensional current collectors for the production of innovative lithium-ion battery cells

ISF Direkt 57, April '18:

  • Influence of variations of the cathode propertieson the beam quality and the welding resultsin electron beam welding
  • Inductive post-weld heat treatment of wet
    underwater welded high-strength fine-grained structural steels

ISF Direkt 56, November '17:

  • Laser beam submerged arc hybrid welding – the innovative method for welding thick plates
  • Improving the efficiency of submerged arc welding by plasma support

ISF Direkt 55, April '17:

  • Single-sided resistance spot welding as a welding alternative for light steel structures in vehicles
  • Approaches towards emission minimisation in pulsed arc welding

ISF Direkt 54, November '16:

  • Material combination of continuous fibre-reinforced plastics and metal with integrated sensor monitoring
  • Investigation of the load-carrying behaviour of filigree pin structures for steel-concrete composite construction

ISF Direkt 53, Mai '16:

  • Laser beam welding of copper and copper alloys on plates with a thickness of more than 3 mm under reduced ambient pressure
  • Influence of the storage conditions of aluminium wire electrodes on the pore formation in gas metal arc welding

ISF Direkt 52, November '15

On the following page you can find all past issues.