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.
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


utg is currently investigating a forming process that enables the targeted improvement of aluminum sheets' mechanical properties. The use of so-called Equal-Channel Angular Pressing (ECAP) enables effective,... [more]

"TU Munich: Increase in Productivity in Progessive Tools" [more]

DESY operates one of the world's brightest storage-ring-based X-ray radiation sources: PETRA III offers scientists outstanding opportunities for experiments with X-rays of exceptionally high brilliance. ... [more]

KEKS here stands for "Compact Unit for Cost-effective Punch Adaptation Speed". An invention at utg that has already been filed for patent. [more]