When to retrofit a machine and how to choose the right control

With just about any CNC control, you can be certain you’ll be able to take code from a CAD CAM system and start machining with the push of just a few buttons. But what makes one control better than another? Needless to say, controls are not consumables. They’re not “one size fits all.” Retrofitting a […]

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Upgrades to ERA 4000 Modular Angle Encoders

SCHAUMBURG, IL (November 2020) – HEIDENHAIN announces several significant technical upgrades to the already successful ERA 4000 angle encoder series, thereby adding increased reliability and functionality upon a strong foundation. These bearingless encoders are used heavily in machines in the metrology, machine tool, semiconductor and robotic industries and have been for decades. With these upgrades, […]

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CNC Machine Control Magazine – Klartext Fall 2020

Learn how customers are making the most of HEIDENHAIN CNC machine technologies and how you can too in our Fall 2020 issue. You’ll also find the latest on some of our most interesting partnerships and product advances. Read the Fall 2020 issue here.

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New EnDat 3 Next Gen Encoder Interface

SCHAUMBURG, IL (October 2020) – HEIDENHAIN is meeting the needs of the future of digital manufacturing with the debut of its new EnDat 3 encoder interface protocol. Now first available in HEIDENHAIN’s ExI 1100 series of inductive rotary encoders, this next generation interface offers users faster and more efficient operation in their machine motion control. […]

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The Encoder Selector Tool: Find the right encoder fast

We understand it can be tricky to navigate all the different kinds of encoders out there. So, we’ve built a tool that will help you identify encoder options for your specific requirements from across the HEIDENHAIN Family of Brands. In building the tool, we took a particularly deep dive into one of the more delicate […]

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Donation Supports ASPE Student Challenge

SCHAUMBURG, IL (September 2020) – Twelve NUMERIK JENA LIKgo encoders from HEIDENHAIN have been donated to support the current ASPE Student Challenge. With six university teams competing, these encoders will be of use in the six critical XY stages being provided to the student teams for use in the competitions being held this year and […]

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Jaw-Dropping Facts in Motion Control #3

In the second installment of this new column, HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION presents motion control technologies as jaw-dropping facts in order to highlight how incredibly far we have come in the world of precision measurement. Advances in motion control technology continue to boggle the mind. We are incredibly lucky to have a front row seat at the […]

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Direct Drive Technology Online Training

As many in the industry move toward the use of direct drive motors and their benefits for machine design in manufacturing, questions exist for many about its integration. ETEL, a leader in direct drive technology, is now offering an online course to enable users and those interested to better take advantage of this advanced technology […]

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New EnDat 3: Future of Digital Manufacturing

Globally-recognized encoder interface to serve as a universal industrial solution   With the introduction of the new EnDat 3 interface, HEIDENHAIN has built upon its proven EnDat platform with a new protocol that is ideal to meet the feedback needs of the future in industrial manufacturing. This includes serving the needs of the newest innovations […]

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