Upcoming Mold-Making 5-Axis Workshop

A free one-day 5-axis machining workshop is being offered to those in the Mold and Die industry, to be held on July 26 in Troy, Michigan, at the Seco Tools headquarters. It will feature keynote speaker Dr. Jens Kummetz from HEIDENHAIN-Germany, with contributions from Seco, OPEN MIND, GROB and others.

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Teacher Thankful for ACU-RITE Scale Donation

Letter from Andy Kavanaugh, teacher at Fort Dodge Senior High School in Iowa in early 2018

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Digitally Connecting Machines throughout IMTS

IMTS 2018  |  McCormick Place-Lakeside Center  |  Booth #135226   SCHAUMBURG, IL (May 2018) – In order to truly showcase the new age of digital manufacturing, HEIDENHAIN, an international leader in motion control components/systems, will use its control systems during the September IMTS to connect equipment from many machine tool builders throughout the massive exhibition at Chicago’s […]

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HEIDENHAIN Introduces New and Improved DRO

HEIDENHAIN introduces the new ND 5023 digital readout (DRO) for manually operated machine tools, equipped with a new TFT color display that significantly improves the readability of the information displayed over older models, plus features other design changes and enhanced functions.

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Manufacturing Quality Starts with the Motor

Accuracy and surface quality are the goals of superior production processes. This is why machining companies invest a great deal of time and expense in tools, machine tools, controls with special functions and options, measuring technology, and, of course, employee skills.

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Did You Know HEIDENHAIN Scales Were Part of the Rebuild of a Massive Gantry Mill?

Thought to be one of the largest machine tools in the world when commissioned in 1995, this gantry mill at Major Tool & Machine has recently undergone a major rebuild in order to handle even the most complex large parts with speed and high precision utilizing current absolute-technology HEIDENHAIN linear scales.

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Tattoo Machine Developer “Ups His Game” with New CNC

Tattoo artist and rotary tattoo machinist Dan Kubin “upped his game” with the acquisition of a Webb milling machine equipped with an ACU-RITE MILLPWRG2 control.

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Rejuvenating a Massive Vintage Machine Tool to Greatness

Major Tool & Machine (MTM) in Indianapolis trusted HEIDENAHIN when updating their 20-year-old SCHIESS FZG6 (DSI) gantry milling machine. The rebuild included complete retrofitting of the electrical system, new CNC control/drive systems, and new position feedback with HEIDENHAIN absolute linear scales.

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ACU-RITE’s New Performance-Driven Digital Readout Line

HEIDENHAIN’s ACU-RITE brand introduces its new line of digital readouts (DRO) for the machine tool marketplace, with exciting new software features and robust hardware that is making a difference for milling, turning, grinding and boring applications — the most complete line in the industry.

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