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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DID YOU KNOW… – HEIDENHAIN DIEFFENBACHER

…that two HEIDENHAIN controls are an integral part of an unusual deep-hole gun drill machine now in place at Dieffenbacher North America hydraulic press manufacturer.

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The TNC 640 l high-end control for milling and turning

HEIDENHAIN is presenting the new TNC 640 at IMTS 2012. For the first time, milling and turning are combined in one TNC. The new TNC 640 is designed for machine tools capable of multi-operation machining.

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Importance of Mounting Tolerances for Modular Encoders

Modular encoders are very susceptible to mounting misalignment. Since modular encoders have no bearing, they rely solely on the accuracy of the motor and encoder manufacturing process.

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What Influences Accuracy of Rotary Tables?

When determining the influencing factors of accuracy on a rotary table, the first thing would be to look at the mechanics of the table itself.

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Exposed Linear Encoders for Direct Drives

Linear motors have made irreversible inroads into highly dynamic applications such as manufacturing and measuring equipment in the semiconductor industry, in PCB assembly machines, textile machines and in automation.

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