EnDat 3: Ready for the Future of Digital Manufacturing

EnDat 3 is HEIDENHAIN’s newest generation of encoder interface and is an important part of the future of industrial digital manufacturing. This interface offers enhancements to HEIDENHAIN’s long-established EnDat family by introducing new diagnostics and connectivity functionality not seen before in an RS-485 style interface. While carrying forward the features and benefits of the well-established […]

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In-Process Touch Probes as Metrology Tools

Touch probes are now widely used in the machine tool world.  What is not always known are the advantages that some touch probes can provide as a metrology tool for in-process inspection within those same machine tools.  When used as such, the machinist can add a higher element of accuracy to the process, more functions […]

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New ETEL TBS Linear Axis for Semiconductor Market

SAN JOSE, CA (June 2022) – With the new TBS Linear Axis offering from ETEL, semiconductor equipment manufacturers can now integrate a high precision linear axis enabling outstanding performance in term of accuracy and precision in its category of one-Degree-Of-Freedom (1-DOF) systems. With its ISO 2 rating for cleanrooms and incorporated HEIDENHAIN Group encoder technologies, […]

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IMTS Premiere of New TNC7

IMTS 2022  |  September 12-17  |  Chicago’s McCormick Place – South Hall  |  Booth #339449   SCHAUMBURG, IL (May 2022) – At IMTS 2022, HEIDENHAIN will be entering a new chapter in shop floor-centered manufacturing by unveiling the new TNC7 in North America (Booth #339449). This standard-setting CNC control supports users from initial design to […]

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New “PressFit” Encoders for Small Motors

SCHAUMBURG, IL (April 2022) – With the introduction of the revolutionary PressFit rotary encoders from HEIDENHAIN, small-motor manufacturers finally have a better solution for incorporating automated mounting for feedback devices. This new ExI 11xx encoder series features a unique compact design that allows fast and simple mounting by press-fitting into a motor housing while still […]

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PlantMonitor Aids Digital Manufacturing

Schaumburg, IL  (April 2022) – HEIDENHAIN’s new PlantMonitor is a digital solution to aid the manufacturing shop floor. Now available for companies interested in simultaneously monitoring and analyzing production data at multiple sites utilizing machine tools where at least one is equipped with a HEIDENHAIN TNC control/StateMonitor software combination per site, this new PlantMonitor can […]

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Stay Ahead of Your Competition with CNC Training Classes

HEIDENHAIN is offering both in-person and online 2022 CNC training classes for those interested in improving part quality, shop-floor efficiency and return on investment.  Classes using either TNC or ACU-RITE controls are available as summarized in the 2022 Training Calendar. HEIDENHAIN’s in-person class offering consists of nine different classes on multiple dates, held in the […]

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One Micro Step for M5, One Giant Leap for Healthcare

Investing in new 5-axis machine tools for micro-machining and meeting the needs of critical medical device manufacturers during the COVID-19 crisis pays off for a small job shop in Minnesota. Supported by HEIDENHAIN controls on KERN machine tools, M5 has been able to play an important role in the movement to wellness so desperately needed […]

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New AMO Speed Sensor Optimizes Main Spindle

SCHAUMBURG, IL (March 2022) — The new WMK 3010S rotational speed sensor from AMO is now available, and provides users of milling and turning machines a better option for operation of their main spindle. Besides providing speed data, the WMK 3010S also supports the capturing of operating status data of that spindle thus optimizing many […]

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