ISSN 0104-9224 printed version
ISSN 1980-6973 online version



Basic information

The Journal Soldagem & Inspeção (S&I) js a techno-scientific journal created in 1995. Printed issues of this journal are distributed free of charge to libraries in Brazil, Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. It has been printed regularly every quarter since September, 2002, and, since the beginning of 2007, its electronic version is available in the address: ( The journal is sponsored by the Brazilian Welding Association (ABS).

Since its creation several well known professionals working in welding contributed with the Journal Soldagem & Inspeção and its editorial board crosses the Brazilian borders. During its evolution the Journal received ta special contribution from the Editors-in-chief : Ronaldo Paranhos, Américo Scoti, Paulo Modenesi e Alexandre Bracarence. Since January 2012 the Editor-in-chief is Ana Sofia C. M. D’Oliveira, Full professor at Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR) . Her work focus mainly on Hardfacing and Physical Metallurgy. The jornal Soldagem & Inspeção also counts with 10 Associate Editors and a fix Editorial board of referees. short-term (Ad Hoc) referees can be invited to evaluate some papers submitted to the journal.

The Soldagem & Inspeção journal is the scientific divulgation channel of the Brazilian Welding Association (ABS). It aims to publish original papers related to the scientific and technological development of welding, inspection, and related fields. Review papers or letters on current and controversial subjects are also published in the Journal.

Its abbreviated title is Soldag. insp. (Impr.), which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Indexing sources

  • Science Citation Index (Thomson Scientific) - SCI
  • Materials Science Citation Index (Thomson Scientific) - MSCI
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson Scientific) - JCR
  • Energy Technology Data Exchange - ETDE
  • WELDASERCH ( The Welding Institute)
  • Metals Abstracts - METADEX
  • Engineered Materials Abstracts
  • Corrosion Abstracts
  • Aluminum Industry Abstracts (CSA)



The publication receives support from:

  • Associação Brasileira de Soldagem - ABS

  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico - CNPq

  • Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior - CAPES


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