Main Topics

  • Cutting tools, cutting processes, abrasive processes, cutting conditions and their optimization
  • Cutting process simulation and virtual machining
  • Machining strategies for high productivity
  • Machining of difficult-to-cut materials (titanium alloys, nickel- base alloys, stainless steels, hard materials) and nonmetallic materials (composites, ceramics)
  • Machinability of materials after additive or forming processes
  • Intelligent machines and intelligent manufacturing, monitoring of technological processes
  • Environmental aspects of the design and operation of machine tools
  • Machining dynamics and process optimization, chatter avoidance
  • Machine tool design, modeling, optimization and identification of machine tool behavior
  • Spindle modeling, testing and diagnostics
  • Feed drive modeling and optimization, control systems, control strategies and mechatronics
  • Thermal behavior of machine tools
  • High precision machining and high precision machines
  • Diagnostics and measurement of machine tool behavior
  • Noise and Vibrations in machine tools
  • Broaching: cutting tools and machine tools
  • Industrial case studies related to the above-mentioned topics

The special focus will be on these topics during the conference:

  • Digitalisation in future machining
  • Self-optimizing machining systems
  • Robots in machining
  • Energy efficient and energy flexible machine tools and supply technology
  • Sustainable machining and manufacturing
  • Intelligence in machining
  • Machinability for hybrid manufacturing