HEIDENHAIN’s New Large-Bore Inductive Encoder Available for Motor Markets

SCHAUMBURG, IL (March 2013) –
A new large bore rotary encoder offering high resolution and support of external temperature measurement is now available from HEIDENHAIN Corporation.

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New Magnetic Ring Encoder Offers Velocity Feedback for Large Shafts

SCHAUMBURG, IL (February 2013) –
A new magnetic ring encoder strategically segmented to simply fit around large shafts is now available from Leine & Linde. Called the MRI 2000, this new ring encoder meets the challenge that some large machinery OEMs and users face of increasing output power at the same time as reducing weight, such as in wind turbines for example.

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HEIDENHAIN’s New Point-to-Point Control for Boring Mills

To meet the needs of basic point-to-point CNC milling machines, HEIDENHAIN introduces a new compact but versatile straight-cut control, the TNC 128. This new control is well suited for machines with a central drive as well as those with independent drives and servo spindle.

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Linear Encoders with Safe Absolute Position Values

For years now, HEIDENHAIN absolute linear and angle encoders have been the product of choice for machine tools wherever high requirements for accuracy, reliability and productivity must be met.

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LVDTs versus Optical Scanning

Gaging fixtures are a staple in many metrology labs and assembly lines. They offer a fast, easy, and inexpensive way to determine if a measured part passes tolerances. Two popular tools that are found in many fixtures are HEIDENHAIN length gages and Linear Variable Differential Transformers (LVDT). While LVDTs and HEIDENHAIN length gages are both used for the same purpose, the way they operate is fundamentally different.

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New interactive training concept from HEIDENHAIN HIT– HEIDENHAIN Interactive Training: The License to Learn Easily

HIT– HEIDENHAIN Interactive Training is the new concept for comprehensive and practice-oriented learning of how to program machine-tool controls. It consists of three modules that complement each other: an interactive training software, the programming station software, and the HIT Milling Workbook.

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Encoders for Brushless Motor Commutation

The process of steering current through the appropriate motor windings in order to produce an output torque is called commutation. Before start-up permanent-magnet three-phase motors must have an absolute position value available for electrical commutation.

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HEIDENHAIN’s New Incremental Linear Scales Offer More Than Ever

SCHAUMBURG, IL (September 2012) –
With the newly revised LF series linear scales, HEIDENHAIN now offers higher precision than ever for use on high accuracy machine tools, jig bore and grinding machines, and linear motors.

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HEIDENHAIN’s New TNC 640 Control – Introduced for Milling and Turning Machines

Poised to be unveiled to North America during the upcoming IMTS trade show is the TNC 640, HEIDENHAIN’s first milling-machine control offered with optional turning functions.

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