Taking control of cost of ownership in semiconductor production machinery

When it comes to component selection for semiconductor equipment, the name of the game is often cost of ownership. In other words, how long and how well it will perform as designed out-of-the-box and installed into the system, and ultimately, uptime. Semiconductor work is so precise and delicate, that the slightest instability of an image […]

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Eight Tips to OPTIMIZE Your Operation During COVID

During the 2020 IMTS digital trade show, Gisbert Ledvon, HEIDENHAIN’s Business Development Manager of the Machine Tools division, was interviewed by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) for IMTS Network. Ledvon, who started his career as an apprentice toolmaker in Germany and has since held a variety of engineering, marketing and business development positions with leading […]

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Service Upgrades Encoder Testing Capabilities

By David Fuson, Service Operations Manager As part of HEIDENHAIN’s continuing Customer First initiative, the Service Department in Schaumburg, IL, has enhanced its testing capabilities with the acquisition of a new traversing testing device for high-accuracy encoders. Arriving from Germany earlier this year, this new tool is now performing rated speed testing on RON and […]

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ETEL’s UltimET Advanced Motion Controller

SAN JOSE, CA (June 2021) – ETEL’s new UltimET Advanced is a powerful and versatile multi-axis motion controller now available to bring fast real-time processing and a higher level of flexibility to a variety of complex manufacturing applications. This standalone controller from ETEL, a HEIDENHAIN company, is perfect for high-level machine processes in the electronics […]

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Learning Opportunity

HEIDENHAIN and partner FRAISA recently welcomed a group of apprentices from the Technology Manufacturing Association to view some of the latest manufacturing technology advancements. Here at HEIDENHAIN’s Illinois headquarters, the students watched demonstrations of 5-axis and 3+2 machining, as well as used some of the HEIDENHAIN training simulators via an interactive training utility called HIT. […]

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Linear and rotary feedback for medical imaging solutions [VIDEO]

There’s no room for error in medical imaging. Precise images and patient comfort depend on reliable and resilient motion control. That’s why machinery builders turn to the HEIDENHAIN Family of Brands time after time for solutions and advice. Using a CT scanner as an example, we take a quick look at some ways HEIDENHAIN linear […]

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How interface electronics are enabling Industry 4.0

Just like encoders and motors have had to advance to meet the demands for higher throughput and smaller products, so have the interfaces they use to communicate. Automating production ultimately depends on the fast and accurate transfer of data. And the intensely competitive race to digitize and gather actionable data has put added emphasis on […]

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New TS 750 High-Precision Touch Probe

SCHAUMBURG, IL (May 2021) – HEIDENHAIN’s new TS 750 high-precision touch probe is now available for in-process workpiece measurement in grinding machines and lathes. This extremely durable new probe offers the ability to state the reproducibility of its jobs at increased probing speeds better than its competitors. And the low probing force inherent in the […]

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New RSF Sealed Encoders for Metrology

Schaumburg, IL (May 2021) – RSF Elektronik is proud to announce the launch of a newly designed sealed linear encoder series for high-end metrology applications. Offered through parent company HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION in North America, these MSA 7xx/8xx model encoders offer high quality and easy mounting solutions that are well suited for use on CMMs, Optical […]

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