Dr.-Ing. Christian Löbbe
Head of Department

Baroper Str. 303
MB III / Raum 4.010
Campus Süd
44227 Dortmund

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+49 231 755 8431


Multi-stage sheet metal forming

In-situ heat treatment

New forming processes



Influence of the Cut Edge on the Formability of Steel

Development of a Model to Describe Springback and Residual Stresses Resulting from Bending at Elevated Temperatures (completed)

Fundamentals of the Incremental Profile Forming (completed)



Chen, H., Löbbe, C., Staupendahl, D., Tekkaya, A. E., 2018. Development of a Procedure for Forming Assisted Thermal Joining of Tubes. In: Proceedings of the 21st International ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming, Palermo, Italy, DOI: 10.1063/1.5034879.
Löbbe, C., Tekkaya, A. E., 2018. Mechanisms for Controlling Springback and Strength in Heat-Assisted Sheet Forming. CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology 67, pp. 273-276.
Meya, R., Löbbe, C., Hering, O., Tekkaya, A. E., 2018. Bleche biegen unter radialer Druckspannung. Umformtechnik (1), pp. 14-15.
Meya, R., Löbbe, C., Tekkaya, A. E., 2018. Stress State Control by a Novel Bending Process and its Effect on Damage Evolution. In: Proceedings of the 13th Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, College Station, USA, DOI: 10.1115/MSEC2018-6349.
Nazari, E., Staupendahl, D., Löbbe, C., Tekkaya, A. E., 2018. Bending moment in incremental tube forming. International Journal of Material Forming. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12289-018-1411-x.
Nazari, E., Löbbe, C., Gallus, S., Izadyar, A. S., Tekkaya, A. E., 2018. Design of process parameters for the incremental tube forming (ITF) by FEM to control product properties. ESAFORM.  23.-25.04.2018, Palermo, Italy.
Kamaliev, M., Löbbe, C., Hiegemann, L., Tekkaya, A. E., 2017. Potenziale der akustischen Sensorik zur prozessbegleitenden Zustandsüberwachung beim Presshärten. In: 12. Erlanger Workshop Warmblechumformung 2017, Fürth, Germany, pp. 43-54.
Komodromos, A., Löbbe, C., Tekkaya, A. E., 2017. Development of forming and product properties of copper wire in a linear coil winding process. In: 2017 7th International Electric Drives Production Conference (E|DPC), Würzburg, Germany, pp. 13-18.
Löbbe, C., Hater, S., Kamaliev, M., Hiegemann, L., Tekkaya, A. E., 2017. Sheet Metal Forming in Progressive Dies Assisted by Rapid Induction Heating: Setting of Springback and Product Properties. In: 6 th International Conference Proceedings Hot Sheet Metal Forming of High Performance Steel, Atlanta, USA, pp. 649-662.
Gallus, S., Meya, R., Seibt, M., Löbbe, C., Ben Khalifa, N., 2017. Manufacture of tailored tubes at elevated temperatures by heat assisted incremental tube forming. 2 nd Conference & Exhibition on Light Materials, 09.11.2017, Bremen, Germany.
Meya, R., Löbbe, C., Hering, O., Tekkaya, A. E., 2017. New Bending Process with Superpostition of Radial Stresses for Damage control. In: 10 th Forming Technology Forum Model Based Control for Smart Forming Processes, Enschede, The Netherlands, pp. 81-85.
Löbbe, C., Hering, O., Hiegemann, L., Tekkaya, A. E., 2016. Setting Mechanical Properties of High Strength Steels for Rapid Hot Forming Processes. Materials 9, p. 229.
Löbbe, C., Hoppe, C., Becker, C., Tekkaya, A. E., 2015. Closed Loop Springback Control in Progressive Die Bending by Induction Heating. International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing 16 (12), pp. 2441-2449.
Tekkaya, A. E., Allwood, J. M., Bariani, P. F., Bruschi, S., Cao, J., Gramlich, S., Groche, P., Hirt, G., Ishikawa, T., Löbbe, C., Lueg-Althoff, J., Merklein, M., Misiolek, W. Z., Pietrzyk, M., Shivpuri, R., Yanagimoto, J., 2015. Metal forming beyond shaping: Predicting and setting product properties. CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology 64 (2), pp. 629-653.
Gies, S., Löbbe, C., Weddling, C., Tekkaya, A. E., 2014. Thermal loads of working coils in electromagnetic sheet metal forming. Journal of Materials Processing Technology 214, pp. 2553-2565.
Löbbe, C., Becker, C., Tekkaya, A. E., 2014. Warm Bending of Microalloyed High-Strength Steel by Local Induction Heating. In: Forming Technology Forum 2014, Enschede, Netherlands.
Staupendahl, D., Löbbe, C., Becker, C., Tekkaya, A.E., 2014. Process Combinations for the Production of Load-Optimized Structural Components. In: Wieland, H.J., Brockmann, S., TEMA Technologie Marketing AG (Eds.), SCT 2014. 4th Intern. Conf. on Steels in Cars and Trucks, Future Trends in steel development, processing technologies and applications, Düsseldorf, Germany.




Löbbe, C. H., Grzancic, G., Tekkaya, A. E., Device and method for bending profiles or bar material, in particular asymmetric and open profiles or bar material, 20.10.2016, DE102016012677.
Hermes, M., Becker, C., Löbbe, C. H., Putschkat, D., Tekkaya, A. E.,  Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Beeinflussung des Umformungsverhaltens, insbesondere der Rückfederung bei Umformung von Werkstücken in getakteten Umform- und Bearbeitungsstationen, insbesondere beim Biegen in Folgeverbundwerkzeugen, 10.02.2014, DE102014001872, granted in DE.



Meya, R., Löbbe, C. H., Tekkaya, A. E., Device and method of bending metal sheet during simultaneous pressure tension superimposition, 28.06.2017, DE102017006218.
Löbbe, C. H., Meya, R., Tekkaya, A. E., Heizvorrichtung zur Erzeugung von Joule'scher Wärme bei der Erwärmung von vorzugsweise dünnwandigen Blechteilen mittels mittelfrequentem Strom, 18.05.2017, DE102017004935.