Steinbeis Transfer Center Innovative Production Engineering (IP)


  • Technology transfer in the field of production engineering with a focus on joining technology
  • Testing the suitability of materials for joining and welding
  • Process diagnostics and numerical process simulations
  • Sample welding/prototype production, consulting, training

Key Areas

  • Innovative process development
  • Quality assurance in production (process analyses, damaging/non-damaging testing)
  • Lightweight construction
  • Welding, soldering, gluing, mechanical joining techniques, laser materials processing, heat treatment

Project Examples

  • Certification for welding techniques (automotive engineering, precision engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and construction)
  • Process analyses using high-speed video analysis
  • Testing of raw materials (metallography, electron microscopics)
  • Laser hybrid welding



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Kanalstr. 33, D-73728 Esslingen
Phone: +49 711 6873592
Management: Prof. Dr.-Ing. (IWE) Martin Greitmann
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Hoffmeister
(Stand: 09/06/2023)

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