Research Center of Manufacturing Technology | RCMT
Department of Production Machines and Equipment | PME
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering | Czech Technical University in Prague

RCMT is a highly professional research and educational institution, which uses its state-of-the-art equipment to provide services to the industry of cutting and forming machines. RCMT is the main research base for manufacturing technology in the Czech Republic. Cooperation with the industry is among PME & RCMT’s core activities.

RCMT focuses on the development and application of modern methods, especially in the fields of

  • Advanced simulation models
  • Virtual prototyping and virtual testing
  • Development of advanced feed drive control techniques and vibration suppression methods
  • Application of unconventional materials and structures
  • Advanced monitoring and diagnostics of machine tool condition
  • Compensation of machine tool thermal errors and design of additional measuring systems
  • Multi-axis machining technology
  • Minimizing the environmental impact of machine tool operation

 We offer

  • Customized research, development and training for the industry;
  • Comprehensive support for machine tool development;
  • Simulations and measurements of static, dynamic and machine tool thermal properties;
  • Accredited Testing Laboratory services;
  • Design of machine tool diagnostic systems;
  • Energy and environmental optimization of machine tool design;
  • Improvement of machine tool accuracy;
  • Optimization of machining technology;
  • Development of postprocessors and five-axis machining solutions;
  • Solutions reducing production costs.


About RCMT
Research Programme
Support to Czech Machine Tool Industry
Design and Implementation of Manufacturing Technologies
Smart Machine Tool
Virtual Machining
Energy Efficency of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Systems
Advanced Compensation of Thermal Errors
Machine Tool Structural Optimization
Additional Measuring Systems and on-machine Measurement
Optimization of Technology and production Processes
Laser and Hybrid Technologies
Complex Surface Machining
Postprocessors for Multi-Axis Machining Operations
Accredited Testing Laboratory