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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Popular LIF 400 Linear Encoder Family Enhanced

HEIDENHAIN’s LIF 400 family of encoders has been redesigned with several improvements. The updates to this exposed linear kit style encoder originated from listening to customer requests over the years, and now comes with much improved contamination resistance, among other enhancements.

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Texas Instruments collaborates with HEIDENHAIN on first industrial drive control system-on-chip

In an exciting industry first, Texas Instruments (TI), with help from HEIDENHAIN, has developed a microcontroller (MCU) for the semiconductor industry—the C2000TM MCU.

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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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Integrated Drive Motor for Smooth Motion Control

With its angle encoder modules named the MRP series, HEIDENHAIN has already given manufacturers of high-precision rotary axes enormous support in their design, assembly and alignment tasks. The integration of a torque motor with a very low detent torque is now the logical step forward in this solution. This unique combination, named the SRP series, […]

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Industrial Robots: Encoders for Tool Center Point Accuracy

Position accuracy of industrial robots has sometimes been inadequate, but that’s changing thanks in part to output-side encoders from HEIDENHAIN and AMO.

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RSF Elektronik Launches the MC 15 Encoder

RSF Elektronik has provided an absolute upgrade path for customers using the MS 15 linear encoder or for those who would like to design in absolute linear measurement technology in price-sensitive applications.

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