New Post Processor Developed for Mastercam Users

SCHAUMBURG, IL (August 2019) – In a collaborative effort to best enable 5-axis machining for users with HEIDENHAIN TNC controls and Mastercam® CAD/CAM software, a new collaborate post processor is now available. Called the HEIDENHAIN TNC 5X Mill post processor, CNC Software, Inc., developers of Mastercam software, introduced it recently after coordinating development efforts between […]

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Modern Encoder Applications [5 Popular Industries]

Encoders have long been a foundational component of many of the mechanical systems we use every day and the advanced ones we use to build them. In fact, at HEIDENHAIN, we developed the first precision measurement encoder in the early 1960s

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CCD First ATP of HEIDENHAIN Controls in North America

Community College of Denver’s Advanced Manufacturing Center is the first HEIDENHAIN authorized training partner in North America, focusing on CNC controls.

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Networking the Right Way

How does Connected Machining work in practice? Let’s produce a bicycle pedal using a HEIDENHAIN control as the central pivot of digital communication.

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Different Types of Encoders and Their Applications

Encoders play an integral role in almost every mechanical system that involves motion monitoring or control. There are a variety of types that work with different kinds of motion with different options for how they detect and communicate. Let’s explore some of the foundational elements and variables in the world of encoders: What Does an […]

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HEIDENHAIN Opens TNC-CNC Academy

HEIDENHAIN opened its new TNC-CNC Academy, an expanded training center in the Chicago area available for users at all levels, including 5-axis machining.

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ACU-RITE’s G2 Control Now Available for Bed Mills

HEIDENHAIN’s easiest-to-operate CNC for vertical knee mills, the ACU-RITE-brand MILLPWR G2 control, is now also available for bed mills with AC motors.

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Servo Motors for CNC Machines

Machine tool operators interact directly with the control, tooling and work envelope, but rarely do they handle or even see a machine tool’s feed motors. Yet, it’s one of, if not the most important piece of equipment for producing quality parts. A perfect code, dialed-in offsets, high-performance tooling–none of it matters if the motor is […]

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New Sturdy DRO with Touch Screen for Machining

Announcing the new POSITIP 8016 digital readout with touch screen and sturdy machined aluminum housing for manual machine tool applications.

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