While retrofitting involves adding new capability or new technology to an existing machine, a rebuild is a complete restoration of the machine’s components. Both offer ways to obtain new life and additional value out of machine tools that are old but otherwise potentially still serviceable.
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Retrofits Done Right

Manufacturers considering anything less than a total motion system upgrade could be selling themselves short.


Tool Certainty

For GKN Aerospace to overcome tool-related variations on its largest milling machines, it had to confront error sources that go unnoticed in many shops.

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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.

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