Metrology Interface Software for the Classroom

Established at De Anza Community College (Cupertino, CA) in their NIMS accredited department of Design and Manufacturing Technologies (DMT), HEIDENHAIN’s IK 5000 software is operational on a Brown & Sharpe CMM they obtained in 2007.

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Export Data Quickly into Excel

HEIDENHAIN is pleased to announce the latest software version of QUADRA-CHEK Wedge that enables users to quickly and efficiently export data into an Excel format from their HEIDENHAIN QUADRA-CHEK Evaluation Electronics.

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Did you know that ETEL linear motors are used in metrology applications?

ETEL’s direct drive linear motors are used in coordinate measuring machines (CMM), among other areas of metrology and back-end applications in automated machining.

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Successful LIDA 400 Exposed Linear Encoder Is Redesigned for the Future of Motion Feedback

HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION released the well-known LIDA 400 series linear encoder in the year 2000 and, since then, it has established itself in many applications including coordinate measuring machines, linear motion stages, wafer inspection, waterjet cutting, and a long list of others. Now, with advancements in technology, HEIDENHAIN introduces the next generation fully redesigned LIDA 400 series with several benefits and features.

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The Diversity of Tactile Measurements

The number of metrology applications is almost infinite; automated testing, multipoint measuring stations and individual test stations are just a few of the variants, and each application demands specific properties of the encoders and evaluation electronics used. HEIDENHAIN provides a wide spectrum of solutions for such purposes which, thanks to photoelectric scanning, benefit from high accuracy across the complete measuring range.

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Encoders for Linear Motors in the Electronics Industry

The semiconductor industry and automation technology increasingly require more precise and faster machines in order to satisfy growing demands on miniaturization, quality, and manufacturing cost reduction. Linear motors are gradually becoming more important in such highly-dynamic applications with one or more feed axes.

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A Simple How-To Guide on a Metrology DRO

HEIDENHAIN’s metrology digital readouts (DROs) offer numerous functions for measured data acquisition and statistical evaluation of measured values.

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Quality Assurance Made Easy During Production Processes

Precision is the be all and end all in modern production, and continuous compliance with this is an art in itself. Manufacturing companies invest in finest measuring technology to achieve this, implemented on so-called measuring islands in the immediate vicinity of their production plant.

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NUMERIK JENA Offers Slim Angle Encoder-RIK Series

NUMERIK JENA’s RIK kit-style optical angle encoder without bearing is ideally suited for those motion feedback applications where space is limited.

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