Research Groups and Topics

Ring Rolling in experiment and simulation

The IBF research groups deal with a wide scope of metal forming, from materials to semi-finished and finished products. Microscopic to macroscopic. Modelling and experiments.

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Cross-Sectional Topics

Digital Process Planing of Incremental Sheet Metal Forming

The IBF addresses many innovative and interdisciplinary topics that are not always strictly assigned to one research group. These cross-sectional topics allow a different perspective on our research. Photo: Ahrens+Steinbach Projekte

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Services, Research & Development

Annealed steel sheet in hot gas bulge test

We use our knowledge and equipment to offer you tailored services and bilateral research projects.

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Main Buildings of IBF

Intzestraße 10  

52072 Aachen

WorkPhone: +49 241 80 95922

FaxFax: +49 241 80 92234


Steel flies!

Group of students at the competition "Steel flies!"

On June 25 and 26, 2019 the 19th "Steel Flies! competition" will take place, in which students will once again be able to develop innovative lightweight construction solutions and subsequently put them into practice.
Photo: JK-Film

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Forming Seminar

Gear Wheel: Experiment and Simulation

On November 6 and 7, 2019 the seminar "Einführung in die Simulation und Optimierung von Umformprozessen" will again take place at the IBF.

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Forum Ringrolling

Produced Ring at the transport from the machnine

On November 11, 2019 the IBF invites you to the Aachen Forum Ringrolling.
Photo: Ahrens+Steinbach Projekte

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Forum Open-Die Forging

Open die forging press at work

On November 12, 2019 the IBF invites you to the Aachen Forum Open-Die Forging.
Photo: Martin Braun

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