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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HEIDENHAIN Opens TNC-CNC Academy

HEIDENHAIN opened its new TNC-CNC Academy, an expanded training center in the Chicago area available for users at all levels, including 5-axis machining.

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ACU-RITE’s G2 Control Now Available for Bed Mills

HEIDENHAIN’s easiest-to-operate CNC for vertical knee mills, the ACU-RITE-brand MILLPWR G2 control, is now also available for bed mills with AC motors.

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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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ADS Uptime for Wireless Encoder Service Check-Up

Leine Linde’s next generation of condition monitoring systems for encoders—ADS Uptime—features a wireless service check-up through Bluetooth, and more.

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Trend-setting solutions from HEIDENHAIN for machining tasks in tool and mold making

Powerful TNC functions for perfect molds In tool and mold making, dimensional and contour errors need to be so low as to be barely measurable and must certainly never be visible. These requirements are increasingly at odds with demands for higher productivity and lower costs. Many powerful TNC functions of HEIDENHAIN controls offer possible solutions […]

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Servo Motors for CNC Machines

Machine tool operators interact directly with the control, tooling and work envelope, but rarely do they handle or even see a machine tool’s feed motors. Yet, it’s one of, if not the most important piece of equipment for producing quality parts. A perfect code, dialed-in offsets, high-performance tooling–none of it matters if the motor is […]

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New Sturdy DRO with Touch Screen for Machining

Announcing the new POSITIP 8016 digital readout with touch screen and sturdy machined aluminum housing for manual machine tool applications.

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HEIDENHAIN to Share Expertise at Amerimold 2019

HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION will take part in the upcoming Amerimold 2019 trade show by hosting a booth and participating in a panel discussion.

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