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Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Michael Lechner

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Egerlandstraße 13, 91058 Erlangen
Tel.: 09131/85-28310
Fax: 09131/85-27141
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  • A1 - Deep Drawing
    Process Combination for Manufacturing of Teethed, Thin-walled Functional Components out of Tailored Blanks
  • T02 - Orbital Forming
    Manufacturing of Tailored Blanks by orbital forming for industrial applications

Working Groups



    • Hildenbrand, P.; Lechner, M.; Vogel, M.; Herrmann, H.; Merklein, M.: Orbital forming of tailored blanks with two-sided local material thickening. In: The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, (2018), pp. 1-10
    • Vogel, M.; Lechner, M.: Manufacturing of process adapted tailored blanks by a flexible rolling process using the aluminum alloy AA6016. In: Key Eng. Mater., 15(2018), pp. 1224-1231


    • Schulte, R.; Hildenbrand, P.; Vogel, M.; Lechner, M.; Merklein, M.: Analysis of fundamental dependencies between manufacturing and processing Tailored Blanks in sheet-bulk metal forming processes. In: International Conference on the Technology of Plasticity, ICTP 2017, 17-22 September 2017, Cambridge, United Kingdom, (2017), published
    • Vogel, M.; Lechner, M.; Hildenbrand, P.; Schulte, R.; Merklein, M.: Manufacturing of tailored blanks by flexible rolling and its application in a sheet-bulk metal forming process. In: Steels in Cars and Trucks (Edt.): (2017), published
    • Schulte, R.; Lechner, M.; Vogel, M.; Hildenbrand, P.; Merklein, M.: Umformtechnische Herstellung von Funktionsbauteilen aus Tailored Blanks durch Blechmassivumformverfahren. In: 22. Umformtechnisches Kolloquium Hannover – Innovationspotentiale in der Umformtechnik. 15./16.03.2017, (2017), published


    • Gröbel, D.; Schulte, R.; Hildenbrand, P.; Lechner, M.; Engel, U.; Sieczkarek, P.; Wernicke, S.; , .; Tekkaya, A.; Behrens, B.; Hübner, S.; Vucetic, M.; Koch, S.; Merklein, M.: Manufacturing of functional elements by sheet-bulk metal forming processes. In: Production Engineering, 10(2016)1, pp. 63-80
    • Merklein, M.; Lechner, M.; Gröbel, D.; Löffler, M.; Schneider, T.; Schulte, R.; Hildenbrand, P.: Innovative approaches for controlling the material flow in sheet-bulk metal forming processes. In: Manufacturing Review, 3(2016)2, pp. 1-17
    • Hildenbrand, P.; Lechner, M.; Merklein, M.: A new strategy for manufacturing tailored blanks by a flexible rolling process. In: Materials Science Forum, 854(2016), pp. 99-105