• 2018/11/14

    Successful doctoral examination

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    Vinzent Monnerjahn successfully defended his results on “Simultanes Umformen und Fügen im Fertigungsprozess Spaltprofilieren” on November 13th 2018.

    We wish him all the best and continued success in his further career.

  • 2018/11/13

    October 2nd, 2018 | Workshop with industry representatives


    On 2. October 2018, the members of DFG priority program 1640 (SPP1640) and industrial delegates from twenty different companies gathered at the “Erholungsgesellschaft Aachen” to participate in a one-day workshop on joining by plastic deformation. This event which was jointly hosted by Institute of Applied Mechanics (IFAM, RWTH-Aachen) and Institute of Metal Forming (IBF, RWTH-Aachen) aimed at transferring the findings of the SPP1640 project into industrial applications.

  • 2018/11/06

    Completion of the 3D servo press


    After more than 10 years of development and production, the multi-technology machine 3D Servo Press was completed at the beginning of 2018.

  • 2018/11/06

    Visit of the Hessian State Secretary within the research project EfoS, funded by LOEWE-3

    Besuch des hessischen Staatssekretärs Patrick Burghardt

    On 25.10.2018 the grant contract for the LOEWE-funded research project EfoS (“Surface modification in car body part production”) was handed over at the PtU by the Hessian State Secretary Patrick Burghardt.

  • 2018/10/10


    Als Gastgeber des diesjährigen Assistententreffens der Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft für Produktionstechnik (WGP) boten das Institut für Produktionsmanagement, Technologie und Werkzeugmaschinen (PTW) und das Institut für Produktionstechnik und Umformmaschinen (PtU) vom 24. bis 26.09.2018 ein interessantes und abwechslungsreiches Programm für den wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs.

  • 2018/09/27

    13. Umformtechnisches Kolloquium Darmstadt

    Umformtechnisches Kolloquium Darmstadt

    On 25.09.2018 the 13th Umformtechnisches Kolloquium Darmstadt was held under the motto “Modern forming technology – flexible, versatile, resilient”.

  • 2018/09/20

    Edwin Kirchner's 40th anniversary at the PtU

    Mr. Kirchner already completed his apprenticeship at PtU and has been working for us as an experimental field technician ever since.

  • 2018/09/14

    Allegro Workshop 2018


    From September 13th to 14th, all project partners of the Allegro research association (high-performance components made of aluminium alloys using resource-optimised process technologies) gathered for a joint two-day workshop.

  • 2018/09/09

    Industriearbeitsplatz 2025

    Industrie 4.0 – Was passiert mit den Menschen?

  • 2018/08/06

    PtU hosting the student competition »Stahl fliegt!«


    Students in 11 teams from five German and one Egyptian universities competed in Darmstadt on the 3rd and 4th of July for the longest possible flight and airtime with an aircraft entirely made of steel.