ETEL’s Newly Optimized IL+ Motors

SCHAUMBURG, IL (November 2019) – ETEL, a direct drive motor manufacturer of the HEIDENHAIN Group, now offers updated ironless linear motors optimized for electronics and semiconductor manufacturing. Called the IL+ product lines, these motors are offered in the same profile as ETEL’s previously established ironless linear motors but now specially re-designed to allow for increased […]

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ETEL Adds EtherCat to AccurET Controls

Schaumburg, IL (August 2019) – Available in North America from HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION is a new version of the ETEL-brand AccurET controls with EtherCAT compatibility. As EtherCAT communication moves from “mid-end” automation to more high-end machine control applications, demand for this has been increasing. With that in mind, ETEL now allows its product users to take […]

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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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Sharing Expertise at SEMICON West 2019

SCHAUMBURG, IL (June 2019) – Visitors to this July’s SEMICON West 2019 trade show will have the rare opportunity to learn about “Where Accuracy Meets Throughput” at the HEIDENHAIN and ETEL joint show booth in San Francisco, CA (July 9 – 11). Here, daily presentations will be given by HEIDENHAIN and ETEL experts highlighting this […]

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Innovations for Semiconductor Industry at SEMICON

Parent company HEIDENHAIN will showcase top semiconductor industry products from NUMERIK JENA, ETEL and RSF at SEMICON 2019, booth #851.

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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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New LIKgo Linear Encoder for Semiconductor Industry

NUMERIK JENA introduces the LIKgo, a newly-designed low-cost linear encoder for use in production and inspection machines in the semiconductor industry.

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How Semiconductor Producers are Keeping Up

Historically, few components, of any kind, require the level of production precision of semiconductor components. Considering the increasing variation in mobility and environmental influences on their performance and physical obsolescence—think artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, the internet of things, 5G communications, the list goes on—limits are being pushed even further. Add the fact that application and […]

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New High-Resolution Modular Angle Encoders

The ERP 1000 encoders with exceptionally high resolution, high speed, and high contamination resistance, useful for highly-accurate measurement/positioning.

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