• 2017/02/03

    Excursion to Daimler plant Wörth

    31 students visited the Daimler plant Wörth within the scope of the lecture “Process Chains in Automotive Industry 1“.

    PtU offers the lecture “process chains in automotive industry” in cooperation with Daimler AG. The lecture given by Dr.-Ing. Steindorf offers deep insights into the processes in automotive industry.

  • 2017/02/01

    UT-Excursion winter term

    Within the lecture “forming technology”, the PtU regularly offers an excursion for the attending students to selected companies. This term, the excursion took place on 18th and 19th of January, 2017. After an early start in Darmstadt, the company Läpple Automotive GmbH in Heilbronn was visited.

  • 2017/01/30

    Innovative lightweight construction with steel 2017 ″Stahl fliegt″

    Stahl fliegt Wettbewerb

    An interdisciplinary ideas competition for creative thinking students. Tutorial 4 CPs!

    Contact: Felix Kretz, M. Sc.

    Info Sheet Download

  • 2017/01/23

    Abschlussveranstaltung des Verbundprojekts RobIN 4.0

    Am 04. April 2017 richtet das Institut für Produktionstechnik und Umformmaschinen (PtU) der Technischen Universität Darmstadt die Abschlussveranstaltung des Verbundprojekts RobIN 4.0 in Darmstadt aus.

  • 2017/01/01

    Annual report 2016


    Once again, in this year the Institute for Production Engineering and Forming Technology continues the tradition of its annual report and adds another chapter to the history of the research institute. The annual report 2016 is now available for download.

    Annual report 2016

  • 2016/12/12

    Colloquium – Collaborative Research Center 805

    Within the collaborative Research Center (CRC) 805 – Control of Uncertainty in Load-Carrying Structures in Mechanical Engineering – interdisciplinary colloquia are organized regularly.

  • 2016/11/25

    New 5-axis-miling machine

    5-axis-CNC-milling machine DMF180|7

    Purchase of a milling centre within the Hochschulpakt 2020

    As part of the funding program “Hochschulpakt 2020” of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and together with the Institute of Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools, the machine park was modernized with a new 5-axis-CNC-milling machine DMF180|7 from DMG MORI.

  • 2016/11/07

    5th Workshop Machine Hammer Peening

    In occasion of the 5th Workshop Machine Hammer Peening at the Institute for Production Engineering and Forming Machines (PtU) on November 2nd and 3rd, 43 participants interested in the technology of Machine Hammer Peening came together to discuss the latest achievements and developments in the field of automated surface modification.

  • 2016/10/19

    International Cold Forging Group awarded Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Heß with the International Prize 2016

    From 4th to 7th September, the annual meeting of the International Cold Forging Group (ICFG) took place in Stuttgart. This event offers with numerous workshops, industry-related and scientific presentations a platform for the exchange of innovations in cold forging.

  • 2016/09/09

    Project completion “Advanced friction consideration in sheet metal forming simulation”

    At the beginning of the year the research project FricON: Advanced friction consideration in sheet metal forming simulation was completed successfully. The two-year-project was funded by the Hessen Agentur.