HEIDENHAIN products ensure accurate position feedback and control

This is the North American site of DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH, a leading manufacturer of precision measurement and control equipment. Our superior technology is utilized in high-precision motors, motion control and machining systems worldwide.

With over 100 years in the precision measurement industry, HEIDENHAIN is setting the future standards of position feedback accuracy today.

Our primary industries are metalworking, machine tool, semiconductor and electronics, motor/drive, general automation, and medical, but can be of service anywhere highly dependable precision measurement and motion control is needed. Let's talk about what you need – and how we can help you.



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  • Identify and eliminate contributors and causes of positioning errors in motion control systems. Design absolute position feedback systems.

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  • The ACANTO length gauge combines the benefits of incremental optical devices and absolute measured value acquisition.

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  • The simple, purely axial installation of the ExN 13xx Series encoders permits optimum integration in the motor design with mounted brake.

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  • The new MANUALplus 620 software supports machining with the Y axis, recognizes multipoint tools, monitors tool life and much more.

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  • The TS 740 is designed for use in modern machine tools with fast tool changers distinguishing itself with high probing accuracy and repeatability, and low probing force.

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  • HEIDENHAIN digital readouts offer ideal solutions for many applications on all machines where axis slides are moved manually.

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Length  Measurement
  • Sealed linear encoders
  • Exposed linear encoders
  • Linear Length Gauges
Angle/Rotary  Measurement
  • Angle encoders
  • Rotary encoders
  • Magnetic modular encoders
Machine Tool  Control
  • TNC Controls for Milling Machines and Machining Centers
  • MANUALplus 620–contouring control for lathes
Setup and  Measurement
  • TS workpiece touch probes
  • Measuring Systems for Machine Tool Inspection and Acceptance Testing
Measured Value  Acquisition and Display
  • Position Display Units
  • Interface Electronics