Robot system for 3D printing of endless fiber-reinforced components

The LCC installed the first robot-based 3D printer with co-extrusion technology for the integration of fiber reinforcements. This enables the production of continuous fiber- reinforced composites, drastically increases the geometric design freedom, and enables completely...[more]


LCC celebrates 10th anniversary with a jubilee symposium

On May 1st, 2009, almost exactly 10 years ago, Prof. Drechsler accepted his call to the Technical University of Munich by taking over the SGL Group endowed chair for "Carbon Composites". Since then, the LCC has devoted numerous research projects to the holistic...[more]


TUM’s Silver Badge of Honor awarded to Stephan Maidl and Alexander Matschinski

The TUMKolleg program celebrated its 10th anniversary in the presence of Minister of Education and the Arts Prof. Michael Piazolo on 25.06.2019. Exceptionally talented students from the Otto-von-Taube-Gymnasium Gauting and the Werner-Heisenberg-Gymnasium Garching took part in a...[more]


Rocket module of the LCC successfully launched

The Chair of Carbon Composites developed and implemented a manufacturing concept for a module made of carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic polymer for a sounding rocket. The structural component was now launched on 4 March as part of the REXUS 23 rocket and thus was the first...[more]


JEC Innovation Award for joint development of innovative sandwich design for lightweight structures

At the recent JEC World in Paris, the world’s largest industry trade fair for composites, the MAI sandwich partners were rewarded with a JEC Innovation Award in the category Aerospace Process for this development. The project was coordinated by our Chair for Carbon Composites....[more]


A team of members of TUM and the Chair of Carbon Composites (LCC) are participating in the current REXUS programme

The programme allows students to carry out experiments on research rockets. Up to now the structural modules of a REXUS rocket are made of aluminum. A funding by DLR Space Administration allowed LCC to develop a manufacturing strategy for a module made of carbon fibre reinforced...[more]


SAMPE innovations prize 2018 awarded to Dominik Boos and Stephan Maidl

The innovations prize of the Germany Chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE Deutschland e.V.) was awarded at the 23rd national SAMPE symposium at TU Kaiserslautern from 28.2. – 01.03.2018. Dominik Boos was honored for his Master’s...[more]


LCC student was awarded with CCeV study prize

The Carbon Composites e.V. (CCeV) celebrated their study prize award ceremony on the 18th of September 2017 at the 3rd International Composites Congress (ICC) in Stuttgart. The LCC student, Daniel Dickes, was awarded for his bachelor thesis “Isothermal correlation of the...[more]


Live presentation of LCC’s innovative ultrasonic resin mixing at JEC World 2017 in Paris

At the year’s biggest branch meeting, the JEC World fair in Paris (this year from March 14th -16th), the Chair of Carbon Composites (LCC) hosted the "TUM - Composites in Action" area bringing together various industry partners and presenting innovations from the field...[more]


LCC among this year's winners of JEC Innovation Award

Forward Engineering GmbH has applied on behalf of a project consortium consisting of KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH, Alpex Technologies GmbH, DIEFFENBACHER GMBH, SAERTEX GmbH & Co. KG, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Albert Handtmann Metallgusswerk GmbH & Co. KG and the Chair...[more]

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