Research at IFUM

The IFUM deals with both basic research and current application-oriented issues from almost all areas of forming technology. The institute's experience in research and development covers innovative processes and methods of cold and hot forming, future-oriented machine and tool concepts as well as the handling of new materials and composites, both in experimental and virtual terms. The institute's core competencies include the specialist areas of sheet metal and solid forming, forming technology machines and material characterization and simulation. On the following pages you will find an overview of our main research areas.