• 2016/09/08

    5th Workshop Machine Hammer Peening

    On 3rd November 2016, the 5th Workshop Machine Hammer Peening will take place in Darmstadt. This Workshop serves as a platform for the exchange of participants interested in the technology of machine hammer peening and takes place in annual turns at TU Darmstadt, TU Vienna, RWTH Aachen and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

  • 2016/09/07

    10th Symposium on Roll Forming


    On 20th February 2017, the “Institut für Fertigungsforschung e. V.” and the Institute for Production Engineering and Forming Machines organize the “10th Symposium on Roll Forming” in Darmstadt, Germany.

  • 2016/09/06

    Manufacturing Integrated Design – Final Colloquium CRC 666

    At the 21st of February 2017 the Institute for Production Engineering and Forming Machines organizes the “Manufacturing Integrated Design – Final Colloquium CRC 666” in Darmstadt, Germany.

  • 2016/09/05

    Grant of the project funds for the third period of the priority program 1640 funded by the DFG


    The requested resources for the third period of the priority program 1640 (SPP1640), which is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), have been granted. We are pleased to continue together with 14 projects the cooperation in the research field of joining by forming.

  • 2016/08/24

    Student internship at the PtU

    Schuelerpraktikum am PtU

    During a three-week internship at the PtU three pupils from the Goethe-Gymnasium Frankfurt got an insight into the scientific activities at a research institute at a university.

  • 2016/08/12

    Invitation to the EuroBLECH 2016 in Hanover


    At this year's EuroBLECH in Hanover, the Institute for Production Engineering and Forming Machines as well as the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 666 will be presented with a stand. Thus, interested listeners of the PtU master lectures are given the opportunity to participate in a free excursion to the exhibition on the 26th of October.

  • 2016/07/31

    Permit of the LOEWE-priority program BAMP!


    In the middle of July Boris Rhein, hessians minister of economic affairs, announced, that the LOEWE-priority program building with paperboard – concise BAMP! will be funded from the 1st of January 2017.

  • 2016/07/20

    Overall win for TU Darmstadt in the student competition »Stahl fliegt« in Dortmund

    Stahl fliegt Wettbewerb

    59 students in 17 teams from six German universities competed in Dortmund on the 04th and 05th of July for the longest possible flight with an aircraft entirely made of steel.

  • 2016/07/13

    Successful doctoral examination

    steitz manuel

    Manuel Steitz successfully defended his results on “Tribologisch günstige Oberflächenstrukturierung von Tiefziehwerkzeugen mittels maschinellem Oberflächenhämmern” on July 13th 2016. We wish him all the best and continued success in his further career.

  • 2016/07/10

    Excursion to Daimler plants Kuppenheim and Gaggenau


    30 students visited the press plant Kuppenheim and the test facility “Sauberg” in Gaggenau within the scope of the lecture “process chains in automotive industry“.