Chair of Metal Forming and Casting

More than 50 years of research and teaching in metal forming and casting technology

Our students receive both a comprehensive overview of manufacturing processes and plants and detailed research insights in our teachings.
Various internships offer the possibility to deepen the theoretical contents in practice.

In research, we focus on a balanced relationship between basic research and application-oriented development.
Our core competencies are stamping technology, material and process qualification, composite casting, and moulding material research.

Core Competences


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, after South Korea 2020, colleagues in Stuttgart also had to move the renowned thermoforming research conference online. [more]

We look positively into the future and hope very much that personal meetings will soon be possible again. Until then, we will be happy to keep you up to date via the newsletters, our website and also in... [more]

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Wie können wir die Außendarstellung der vielen spannenden Projektinhalte öffentlichkeitswirksam verbessern? Als Koordinationsstelle des SPP 2013 "Gezielte Nutzung umformtechnisch induzierter Eigenspannungen in... [more]