Convenient Choose-a-Date Option for Online Service/Support Classes

By David Fuson, Service Operations Manager These past twelve months during the COVID-19 pandemic have been the most challenging for businesses that I have ever seen. Navigating how to manage in-house facilities to meeting with outside associates to supplying customers have required all of us to have to think out of box. And that includes […]

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RCN Angle Encoders Smarter and Faster

SCHAUMBURG, IL (February 2021) – HEIDENHAIN is proud to introduce smarter and faster versions of the RCN absolute angle encoders series for use in machine tools requiring high speed, accuracy and contamination resistance. The new models RCN 2001, 5001 and 8001 are especially useful with fast rotating axes and direct-drive motors because the permissible speeds […]

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New LIC 3100 Expands Kit Encoder Series

SCHAUMBURG, IL (January 2021) – HEIDENHAIN is proud to introduce a new high accuracy motion feedback encoder that can now be used for absolute positioning in machines in the semiconductor, metrology and robotic industries. This new LIC 3100 absolute kit encoder is an additional offering that fits between HEIDENHAIN’s already successful LIC 4100 and 2100 […]

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Inductive vs. optical vs. magnetic encoders: how to choose

Where magnetic encoders use positive and negative poles and optical encoders use light passing through a disc, inductive encoders are a little more complicated. Inductive encoders have charged coils that are passed over by a passive disc, modulating what charges the sensor receives. There are only a few companies in the world that have the […]

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2021 TNC Training Calendar Released

Click image to open interactive PDF Technical qualification and continuing training are indispensable for achieving technological improvement and securing the future of a company and its employees. HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION in Schaumburg, IL, provides technical training covering installation and programming as well as general training for distributors and end-users. Classes include engaging presentations and live machine […]

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[VIDEO] Helping engineers imagine

Throughout our proud history of more than 125 years, we’ve always focused on the future. Since day one, research and development has been at the core of HEIDENHAIN’s mission. We’ve always worked to create technologies and capabilities that inspire the engineers of today and tomorrow. It’s an admittedly difficult goal–engineers are creative, they’re problem solvers […]

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Family of Brands Unlocking Motion Control Mysteries

See a 1.5-minute VIDEO showing HEIDENHAIN’s humble beginnings during the second Industrial Revolution and how it has evolved into the many highly-advanced motion control component companies found all over the world today. This short video provides a glimpse into some of the countless technological advances enabled by this advanced motion control and how it continues […]

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New ACU-RITE Technology Education Center

SCHAUMBURG, IL (December 2020) – Continuing to emphasize its Customer First initiative during these uncertain times, HEIDENHAIN announces the opening of a new ACU-RITE Technology Education Center in the Chicago suburbs. This new ACU-RITE Technology Education Center (ATEC) is now open with the promise of providing special support to its North American customers and prospects […]

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Jaw-Dropping Facts in Motion Control #4 & #5

Continuing the story of how the motion control feedback industry is enabling technologies to perform absolutely incredible feats, today we focus on angle measurement. One usually does not encounter extreme angle measurement in their everyday life, but it is so important and fundamental to the way we live, explore and progress. Here is the third […]

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