Heidenhain Corporation

333 E State Pkwy.
Schaumburg, IL 60173-5337 US


A Message from Heidenhain Corporation

Company Profile

Every industry has one company that defines it, and in measurement feedback, that one company is HEIDENHAIN.

Special Message

Come see us at IMTS 2014 - Booth E-5248 - September 8-13, 2012

Special Message

Come see us at IMTS 2014 - Booth E-5248 - September 8-13, 2012

Special Message

Come see us at IMTS 2014 - Booth E-5248 - September 8-13, 2012

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

crew with large workpiece

Volumetric Compensation for Aerospace Applications
Präwest needed to improve machine tool accuracy. Etalon's LaseTracer-NC and KinematicsComp from Heidenhain enabled the shop to make dimensionally accurate workpieces without readjustments.

Heidenhain Announces New Distributor in Texas
Lighthouse Global Energy distributes Heidenhain’s Leine & Linde encoders to serve the wind energy and oil and gas industries.

Heidenhain ECI 4000/EBI 4000

Rotary Encoders Couple Motor Feedback Systems to Torque Motors
Heidenhain supplements its line of inductive position encoders with the ECI 4000/EBI 4000 rotary encoder series.

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.

Heidenhain PWT 100

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.

Heidenhain TNC 640

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.

Heidenhain Lida 400

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.

Daniel Miller of Heidenhain

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.

David Doyle of Heidenhain

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.

cad image

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.

Leine & Linde PSE and PHE 900 rotary encoders

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.

Leine and Linde Heidenhain MRI 2000

Ring Encoder Design Simplifies Service, Handling
Leine & Linde has expanded the range of sizes for its MRI 2000 ring encoder, available from Heidenhain.

Heidenhain absolute rotary encoder

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.

Absolute Tongtai Q5 CNC gang-type lathe

April 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Turning
View turning centers, lathes, controls and more in this month’s product slideshow.

Product Categories of Heidenhain Corporation

Calibration Equipment
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Units
Digital Readout (DRO) Units
Handwheels, Knobs, Cranks, etc.
Laser Measurement Systems
Linear Scales
Non-Servo Electric Motors (Including Spindles, Drive Units, & Power Feeds)
Probes, Electromechanical
Programmable Logic Controls (PLC)
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Tool Presetters

Trade Names

Double Ball Bar
EnDat 2.2
Evaluation Software
Grid Plate
Manual Plus M