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HEIDENHAIN and partner FRAISA recently welcomed a group of apprentices from the Technology Manufacturing Association to view some of the latest manufacturing technology advancements. Here at HEIDENHAIN’s Illinois headquarters, the students watched demonstrations of 5-axis and 3+2 machining, as well as used some of the HEIDENHAIN training simulators via an interactive training utility called HIT. […]

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Linear and rotary feedback for medical imaging solutions [VIDEO]

There’s no room for error in medical imaging. Precise images and patient comfort depend on reliable and resilient motion control. That’s why machinery builders turn to the HEIDENHAIN Family of Brands time after time for solutions and advice. Using a CT scanner as an example, we take a quick look at some ways HEIDENHAIN linear […]

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How interface electronics are enabling Industry 4.0

Just like encoders and motors have had to advance to meet the demands for higher throughput and smaller products, so have the interfaces they use to communicate. Automating production ultimately depends on the fast and accurate transfer of data. And the intensely competitive race to digitize and gather actionable data has put added emphasis on […]

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New TS 750 High-Precision Touch Probe

SCHAUMBURG, IL (May 2021) – HEIDENHAIN’s new TS 750 high-precision touch probe is now available for in-process workpiece measurement in grinding machines and lathes. This extremely durable new probe offers the ability to state the reproducibility of its jobs at increased probing speeds better than its competitors. And the low probing force inherent in the […]

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New RSF Sealed Encoders for Metrology

Schaumburg, IL (May 2021) – RSF Elektronik is proud to announce the launch of a newly designed sealed linear encoder series for high-end metrology applications. Offered through parent company HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION in North America, these MSA 7xx/8xx model encoders offer high quality and easy mounting solutions that are well suited for use on CMMs, Optical […]

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New Compact Rotary Encoder for Robots

SCHAUMBURG, IL (April 2021) – With its small dimensions and high reliability, HEIDENHAIN’s new KCI/KBI 1300 series of inductive rotary encoders are made specifically to support compact servomotors for collaborative and service robots. First presented at the international virtual trade show SPS in November of 2020, these new KCI 1319 / KBI 1335 measurement feedback […]

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Choosing the right encoder for your robot

While they have a futuristic aura around them, robots aren’t really all that new. They’ve been used in advanced manufacturing facilities for decades already. But, what is being demanded of robots and how they’re used is accelerating and diversifying all at once. It’s making component-level decisions more crucial to success than ever before. Here, we’ll […]

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New ECM 2400 Magnetic Ring Encoder

SCHAUMBURG, IL (April 2021) – For those needing contamination-resistant encoders with functional safety (FS) for machine feedback, HEIDENHAIN introduces an absolute modular magnetic angle encoder. This new ECM 2400 encoder supplements HEIDENHAIN’s portfolio of absolute angle encoders and is designed for machine tool applications that require a sturdy encoder with medium accuracy. The ECM 2400 […]

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New High Accuracy ETEL DXRH Rotary System

SAN JOSE, CA (March 2021) – With the introduction of the new high precision DXRH rotary axis system, ETEL once again offers those involved in the development and use of highly accurate semiconductor/electronics machines a new and better Theta axis option as either a stand-alone or system-integrated solution. ETEL’s new DXRH incorporates the best-in-class encoder […]

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