Maximum Precision for a New View of the Universe

Angle encoders from HEIDENHAIN for the world’s most powerful telescope By: DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH, Traunreut, Germany The international ALMA project is a source of prestige for all those involved. Although the observatory is to be completed in 2013, it was already supplying breathtaking images from the depths of the universe on October 3, 2011. 25 […]

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Exposed Linear Encoders for Direct Drives

Linear motors have made irreversible inroads into highly dynamic applications such as manufacturing and measuring equipment in the semiconductor industry, in PCB assembly machines, textile machines and in automation.

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Camera stabilization for filming action sequences from boats and moving platforms.

Did you know that a RENCO encoder is used in camera stabilization equipment found on many boats and moving platforms that film for television and movies, allowing filmmakers to get steady shots during high speed boat chases, for example? Chosen by Motion Picture Marine in California, the RENCO encoder has been part of their PERFECT HORIZON camera stabilization head for many years.

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A System for Troubleshooting and Preventative Maintenance

At the Stora Enso paper mill in Hyltebruk, an unplanned production stoppage costs around $10,000 an hour. In order to avoid encoders causing such stoppages, Leine & Linde has developed a Heavy Duty sensor with an advanced diagnostic system, ADS™.

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An Automation System for Theater Production

Did you know that over a hundred HEIDENHAIN rotary encoders are in use every day during the extraordinary Le Rêve theater production at the Wynn Las Vegas? The show is set in a one million gallon (water) capacity theater and features acrobatic diving and feats of strength with state-of-the-art special effects.

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Find a Solution that Moves You with New Selection Tool

New online selection tool helps users find position feedback options from nine different brands As part of its ongoing “Customer First” initiative, HEIDENHAIN introduces the new multi-level online Encoder Selection Tool for automation. This new Encoder Selection Tool simplifies the encoder search process by considering various industries and applications, and then suggests brands with suitable […]

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Bearing the Load of Complex Motion Control

Developing new products often forces manufacturers of highly accurate machines to push the envelope of the technologically possible. At this juncture, HEIDENHAIN provides support for robust systems with new motion control solutions perfectly tailored to the requirements of many different applications and industries. The more demanding the application, the simpler the solution can be. This […]

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