StateMonitor Boosts Manufacturing Efficiency

SCHAUMBURG, IL (November 2021) – In answer to requests from machine tool users around the world, HEIDENHAIN introduces version 1.4.0 of its popular StateMonitor software platform enabling remote monitoring and data evaluation during real-time manufacturing. First introduced in 2019, StateMonitor has become an important option with HEIDENHAIN TNC controls to digitally connect and evaluate machine […]

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5 Jaw-Dropping Motion Control Facts

How incredibly far we have come in the world of precision measurement; advances in motion control technology continue to boggle the mind. We’re lucky to have a front row seat. From small components that offer tiny nanometer measurements to extraordinarily large torque motors that propel equipment in ways never before possible, we’ve been at the forefront […]

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What’s really happening in the semiconductor industry? Q&A with Peter Suliga

Peter Suliga is an electrical engineer specializing in motion control solutions. With more than 15 years of experience in electronics, Peter is responsible for business development for the electronics industry in North America. He and his west-coast-based team work closely with HEIDENHAIN researchers in Europe to develop industry-leading solutions for suppliers across the semiconductor supply […]

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New Leine Linde Splash-Proof Encoder

Schaumburg, IL (November 2021) – To meet the needs of food and chemical processing industries, Leine Linde now offers a splash-proof and corrosion resistant absolute encoder for machinery positioning and synchronization. This encoder is part of the RSA 500 family, and is available in North America through parent company HEIDENHAIN. The encoder is made of […]

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New ETEL ST Actuators for Semi Manufacturing

SAN JOSE, CA (October 2021) – ETEL introduces two new short stroke actuators specifically for use as a unique solution for “Test and Scan” turret handlers in semiconductor manufacturing. Available in North America through parent company HEIDENHAIN, the TUCANA ST and the AQUARIUS ST are an extension of its Z line of actuators, providing users […]

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Joining Forces with Infinadeck to Transform VR

When Infinadeck provided Warner Brothers Studios with their prototype omnidirectional Virtual Reality (VR) treadmill in 2018 for the Stephen Spielberg movie “Ready Player One,” the world’s first and only commercially viable omnidirectional treadmill itself debuted. Allowing the user to walk in any direction on a deck atop a stationery platform, the Infinadeck from California has […]

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Direct Drive Technology Integration Online Training

Drive technology has been around for over 40 years. Despite this, there still is a lack of adoption by many machine builders. Even those who are familiar with it may not have a desire to adopt the technology for a variety of reasons, from the difficulty of creating a new design to the concern of […]

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New Encoder Modules Ideal for Robotics

SCHAUMBURG, IL (September 2021) – HEIDENHAIN’s new MRS encoder module series for robot arms has been expanded and is now available with redesigned embedded bearings to better withstand outside tilting forces. This new compact and all-inclusive design also significantly simplifies the installation process. The new MRS 2280 and 2281 encoder modules have been specifically designed […]

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Innovative Dual Encoder for Robots

SCHAUMBURG, IL (September 2021) – Designed to fulfill two critical needs via a single component in high accuracy robots, HEIDENHAIN introduces the innovative KCI 120 Dplus rotary encoder. This new unique absolute encoder provides both reliable feedback to a robot’s motor and accurate position measurement to its controller to enable safe and accurate motion. Extremely […]

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