Special Interest Group Meeting: Thermal Issues
26 – 27 February 2020,
Aachen, DE


Delegate Registration

Wednesday 26th February 2020

08:15 – 09:00Registration & Refreshments
09:00 – 09:10Welcome Address on behalf of euspen
09:10 – 09:20Welcome from Local Host: Prof. Christian Brecher, RWTH University, Aachen, DE
09:20 – 09:50


Keynote:  Thermo-Energetic Design of Machine Tools – A systematic approach to solve the conflict between power efficiency, accuracy and productivity

Prof. Christian Brecher
Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering, RWTH University, Aachen, DE


09:50 – 10:30

Chair: Dr Gorka Aguirre


Session 1: Measurement of Thermal Influences in Production Equipment, Process and Product (Part 1)

09:50     Metrological investigation and simulation of thermo-mechanical interactions in externally driven spindles
Alexander Steinert, Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University, DE   

10:10     Ambient temperature effect on the volumetric error of a large milling machine
Beñat Iñigo, IDEKO, ES

10:30 – 11:00Coffee & Networking
11:00 – 12:00Session 1: Measurement of Thermal Influences in Production Equipment, Process and Product  (Part 2)

11:00     Extended discrete R-Test as on-machine measurement cycle to separate the thermal errors in Z-direction
Nico Zimmermann, ETH Zürich, CH

11:20     Thermal Qualification of Precision Systems
Maurice Limpens , MI-Partners, NL

11:40     Evaluation of optimal positioning methods of integral deformation sensors for the correction of thermal errors in machine tools
Filippos Tzanetos, Fraunhofer IPT, DE & Andreas Naumann, TU Chemnitz, DE

12:00 – 13:00Lunch & Networking

13:00 – 14:00

Chair: Dr Theo Ruijl

Session 2: Modelling and Model Reduction Techniques (Part 1)

13:00     Efficient thermo-mechanical model of a precision 5-axis machine tool
Pablo Hernandez Becerro, ETH Zurich, CH 

13:20     Simulation-based approach for optimized tempering of concrete machine frames by thermo-elastic FEM and model coupling
Alexander Geist, Fraunhofer IWU, DE

13:40     Modelling & Identification for Thermal Control of Cooling Water with Varying Flow
Sebastiaan Scheepens, Eindhoven University of Technology, NL

14:00 – 14:30Coffee & Networking
14:30 – 15:30Session 2: Modelling and Model Reduction Techniques (Part 2)

14:30     A novel FEM-CFD interface for multi-physical simulations to model the effects of cutting fluid on the tool temperature during orthogonal cutting
Hui Liu, Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University, DE 

14:50     Thermal Modal Analysis including Static correction: an efficient tool to model and design thermal compensation systems
Nicolas Jobert, Synchrotron Soleil, FR   

15:10     Applied thermo-elastic model reduction
Walter Aarden, MI-Partners B.V., NL  

15:30 – 15:50Coffee & Networking
15:50 – 16:30

Chair: Dr Martin Mareš

Session 3: Design Principles for Thermally Robust Production Equipment

15:50     Methodology for thermal optimization of motor spindles
Heinrich Klemme, IFW Hannover, DE   

16:10     Thermal stabilization of ultraprecision turning machines
Jan Behrens, Innolite GmbH, DE 

16:30 – 18:00Laboratory tours
18:30 – 19:00

19:00 – 22:00

Transport to Networking Dinner

Networking Dinner at Karl’s Wirtshaus

Thursday 27th February 2020

09:00 – 09:30Keynote:  The implications of the kelvin redefinition

Prof. Graham Machin, FREng
National Physical Laboratory, UK

09:30 – 10:10

Chair: Dr Theo Ruijl

Session 4: Temperature Measurement & Control (Part 1)

09:30     Input-Output Linearized Control of a Thermoelectric Actuator using an Extended Kalman Filter Observer
Koen Bos, ASML Netherlands B.V., NL    

09:50     Precision Core Temperature Measurement of Metals for Use in Manufacturing Applications
OIaide Olabode, University of Huddersfield, UK 

10:10 – 10:40Coffee & Networking

10:40 – 11:20

Session 4: Temperature Measurement & Control (Part 2)

10:40     Deformation-based control of a thermo-mechanical system
Dennis Heck, ASML, NL  

11:00     Molecular heat transfer in rarefied gas: experimental determination of thermal accommodation coefficients
Joris Oosterhuis, Philips Innovation Services, NL  

11:20 – 12:30Poster Session & Networking 
12:30 – 13:30Lunch & Networking
13:30 – 14:50

Chair: Filippos Tzanetos

Session 5: Compensation and Correction of Thermal Effects 

13:30     Controlling Temperature Effects on Dimensional Measurements – Overview and new Approaches
Aline Baumeister, Carl Zeiss GmbH, DE  

13:50     Development of a method for the evaluative comparison of procedures for the correction and compensation of thermally induced errors on machine tools
Carola Gißke, esp Systems Engineering, TU Dresden, DE 

14:10     Simulation based comparison of thermal error modelling methods for machine tools
Philip Blaser, ETH Zurich, CH 

14:30     Enhancement of vertical turning lathe accuracy by minimising thermal errors depending on rotary table activity and workpiece clamping diameter
Martin Mareš, Czech Technical University in Prague, CZE 

14:50 – 15:00Closing remarks by Prof. Christian Brecher, RWTH University, Aachen, DE
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