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Heidenhain Launches Touch Probe Rapid Repair Service Program
The program is intended to cut turnaround for certain probe assemblies.
Heidenhain Redesigns Website
The new website is said to enable machine builders and end users to search for parts more easily.
DRO Measures 2D Geometrical Features
Heidenhain’s Quadra-Chek 3000 digital readout (DRO) features an evaluation electronics box designed for measuring 2D geometrical features quickly and easily.
Encoder Inspection Device Supports Multiple Serial Interfaces
Heidenhain’s PWT 100 is a compact, stand-alone inspection device used for checking the function and adjustment of the company’s encoders.
Turn-Mill CNC Enables CAD Visualization, Interpolation Turning
Heidenhain’s TNC 640 turn-mill CNC enables interpolation turning and gear hobbing for machining large parts, such as those required for power plants.
Improving a Popular Mill-Turn Control
Gear hobbing capabilities, enhanced graphics and the ability to perform interpolation turning have been added to this well-known mill-turn control.
Linear Encoder Protects Against Scale Contamination
Heidenhain’s redesigned Lida 400 series exposed linear encoders are designed for coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), linear motion stages, wafer inspection, waterjet cutting and other applications.
Control Capabilities Often Go Unused
The value of some control capabilities don’t become apparent until they are seen in use. Heidenhain supports its CNC users with a new Chicago-area training facility.
Heidenhain Hires VP of Sales and Marketing, North America
David Doyle has over 25 years of management experience.
Heidenhain Joins MCMA
The company has already posted several technical case studies and papers to the Motion Control & Motor Association’s website.
Know Your Control
A new training center will enable Heidenhain to support its CNC users by ensuring that they are aware of all that the control can do. The value of some control capabilities don’t become apparent until they are seen in use.
Heidenhain Opens Five-Axis Machining Lab
The on-site lab will serve customers in terms of training as well as demonstration.
The CNC as Nerve Center
In the move to data-driven manufacturing, communication and data transfer have to be possible in all directions. The machine control is a sort of "hub" in the manufacturing environment.
Rotary Encoders Employ EtherCAT Technology
The Leine & Linde PSE and PHE 900 series of rotary encoders, available from Heidenhain, are designed for heavy-duty applications and are now available with an EtherCAT interface option.
Ring Encoder Design Simplifies Service, Handling
Leine & Linde has expanded the range of sizes for its MRI 2000 ring encoder, available from Heidenhain.
Absolute Rotary Encoders Include SSI Interface for High Resolution
Heidenhain has expanded its range of absolute rotary encoders with devices that incorporate the SSI interface, including the 35-mm-diameter ECN 1013, EQN 1025, ROC 1013 and ROQ 1025 models.
April 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Turning
View turning centers, lathes, controls and more in this month’s product slideshow.
Lathe Control Features User and OEM Updates
Heidenhain’s CNC Pilot 640 lathe control has been updated with new functions and hardware for the machine operator and builder.
Interface Board Added to Control Line
Heidenhain offers a new interface board for its Profinet-IO to provide more options for users of conversationally friendly TNC controls.
What to Know about Torque Motors
Torque motors are commonly used in indexing tables on machine tools. This succinct article helps you evaluate this and other applications in which power transmission for rotation calls for the advantages of a torque motor.