Main Topics

The conference highlights research on thermal issues in machine tools, forming machines, industrial 3D printers and hybrid machines::

  • Thermal interactions between workpiece, tool, machine
  • Testing and simulation methods to identify thermal errors
  • Reference workpieces and assessment
  • Energy efficient compensation and correction of thermal errors
  • Improving thermal robustness of machine tools through design changes
  • Thermo-energetic optimization of machine tools