PAK 343 & I²FG Workshop on Electromagnetic Pulse Forming and Joining 2015

On 5th and 6th October this year the combined event “PAK 343 & I²FG” Workshop on Electromagnetic Pulse Forming and Joining” took place in Dortmund. The Institute of Forming Technology and Lightweight Construction (IUL), the host of the event, is member and at the same time the administrative office of the “International Impulse Forming Group” (I²FG), which acts as a promoting platform for science in the field of impulse forming. The 6th general assembly of the I²FG was also part of the workshop. Furthermore, the event provided an international forum for presenting results of the project “Development of a methodology regarding combined quasi-static and dynamic forming processes” (PAK 343) funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

For 2 days more than 30 attendees from science and industry coming from America and Europe actively participated on innovative talks about the whole spectrum of impulse forming, ranging from the combination with conventional processes to magnetic pulse welding. Thereby the core points were “technology”, “simulation” as well as material behavior.