All researchers and engineers who deal with this topic theoretically and in practice are invited to present their latest results to a professional audience.

Contributions should be based methodologically on the following key aspects:

  • Machining of metallic and non-metallic materials
  • Hybrid machining
  • Precision machining
  • Die and mold machining
  • Mechanics and dynamics of material removal processes
  • Residual stress and damage of finished surfaces due to cutting
  • Abrasive processes
  • Spindel technology, models, tuning and testing
  • Machine design, structures and configurations
  • CAD / CAM systems and strategies for high performance cutting
  • Control of multi-axis machine tools
  • Cutting tool materials, tool design and tool performance
  • Intelligent tooling
  • Metrology and measurement
  • Monitoring and control of machining operations
  • Sustainable manufacturing processes
  • Non-conventional machining
  • Machining of difficult-to-cut materials
  • Environmental aspects of the design and operation of machine tools