Precision Measuring Tools and Motion Control Solutions that Drive Innovation

From jet planes to laboratory equipment, today’s life-changing technologies require ultimate accuracy—and mere microns can make the difference. For more than 125 years, HEIDENHAIN has delivered the trusted precision measurement and motion control solutions behind the machines and devices that move us forward. Our products enable everything from improved manufacturing processes to safer, more reliable medical diagnostics—and we’ve perfected the delicate balance of cutting-edge innovation and universal compatibility.

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Applications

Machine Tool

No matter what the machining application, countless shops count on CNC machine tool controls from HEIDENHAIN. Read stories about how they've improved efficiencies and overcome challenges with our balance of cutting-edge innovation and universal compatibility.

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Semiconductor

As chips and other semiconductor components become smaller and more complex, accuracy and speed are of the essence. HEIDENHAIN encoder technologies set the pace—delivering innovation that helps enable the industry's breakneck progress.

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General Automation

Process plants and factories around the world have discovered significant opportunities to cut per-unit-production costs by applying or updating instruments or controls, refining manufacturing methods and implementing automation.

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Metrology

Metrology demands run the gamut of simple measuring stations to complex inspection systems with multiple measuring points—in industries ranging from aerospace to biotech. HEIDENHAIN supports the spectrum with compatible evaluation electronics.

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Electronics

In electronics manufacturing, demands range from high-throughput pick-and-place automation to exceedingly accurate PCB drilling machines. Regardless of the scenario, HEIDENHAIN products offer rock-solid repeatability and precision.

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Medical

From more reliable diagnostics to more accurate, repeatable lab equipment,
HEIDENHAIN products enable some of the world's most advanced—and life-saving—medical technologies.

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Resources and news

Next Generation RSF Kit Angle Encoder Introduced

Schaumburg, IL (August 2019) – RSF Elektronik is now offering a next generation kit angle encoder for motion feedback best suited for applications in robotics, semiconductor, medical and machine tool.   Offered through parent company HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION in North America, this new encoder is available in both absolute (MCR 15) and incremental (MSR 15) versions.  Both […]

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4 Popular Servo Motor Applications

Servo motors are relied on far and wide for controlled linear or angular motion. They are deployed in systems we interact with every day as well as more specialized mechanical systems. Typically working with a positional feedback device, such as an encoder or resolver, servo motors also require a control to communicate back and forth […]

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6 Latest Trends in Direct Drive Motor Technology

By Brian Zlotorzycki, Business Development Specialist, ETEL Motors Despite the maturity of the machine tool industry, allowing for many advancements in engineering design over the span of decades, a machine is still limited by what the builder is able to implement. One of the most important choices builders make in the development stages of a […]

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