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



Basic information

The Soldagem & Inspeção - (S&I) journal is 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).

Presently, its Editor-in-Chief is Paulo J. Modenesi, Associate Professor of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). The journal also counts with seven Associate Editors and an Editorial Board of 23 referees. Besides those, 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

  • Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Minas Gerais - Fapemig


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