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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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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Introducing New AMO Multi-Section Linear Encoder

HEIDENHAIN is pleased to announce the addition of an exciting new product — the AMO LMF 9310 multi-section linear encoder — specifically designed for long length applications (over 10’) on manually operated machines and is compatible with ACU-RITE brand digital readouts.

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TNC and Virtual Machining with OPEN MIND

Meeting the needs of the evolving Industry 4.0 manufacturing initiative, OPEN MIND Technologies has recently partnered with HEIDENHAIN TNC controls to provide exclusive first use of their new NC code-based simulation solution hyperMILL® VIRTUAL Machining.

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HEIDENHAIN Acquires AMO

HEIDENHAIN recently acquired AMO, an Austrian specialty encoder company well known for meeting precision feedback requirements where high resolution is needed.

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TNC Training Opportunities Significantly Expanded in 2018

To support the increased interest and use of TNC controls in North America, HEIDENHAIN has significantly increased the number of training classes in 2018.

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Did You Know That TNCs Were Used in Replication of a Large-Scale Model Locomotive?

This 1:5 scale replica of the attractive J.A. Maffei LAG 64 steam locomotive will be used in a museum and theme park in Germany.

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