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Heidenhain Corporation

333 East State Parkway, Schaumburg, IL, 60173, USA

  • 847-490-1191

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Heidenhain Corporation

Mechanical Power Transmission

MCU Drive Control System-on-Chip offers EnDat 2.2 interfacing.

June 2, 2017

Providing direct connection for motor and servo drives, C2000™ MCU Drive Control System-on-Chip supports digital and analog position sensors. Suitable for robotics, CNCs, elevators, material conveyance and transportation applications, unit can be merged with DesignDRIVE position manager. Enabling faster control loop, product reduces board area in FPGA or ASIC-based solutions.

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Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

KGM 281 Grid Encoder offers contact-free measurement.

May 6, 2017

Having a measuring range of Ø 140 mm with an accuracy of ± 1 µm, KGM 281 Grid Encoder comes with phase grated grid plate. Embedded in a two-piece aluminum holder, units provide circular interpolation tests with 115 mm down to 0.1 mm radii range. Encoders perform free-form test in two axes.

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Controls & Controllers

PNC 610 Control System is used for programming axis movements in the PLC.

April 24, 2017

Interpolating auxiliary and principal axes, PNC 610 Control System is used for performing movements on tool magazines or workpiece handling systems. Featuring automation interfaces such as TCP/IP, PROFIBUS-DP and PROFINET-IO, product can be customized using ITC 755 industrial screen, UEC or UMC inverters and Python OEM options.

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Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

ECI/EBI 4000 Series Ring Encoders offer position resolution of 20 bits.

April 6, 2017

Designed for injection molding, film and foil production, paper machines and electric presses, ECI/EBI 4000 Series 90 mm Hollow-Shaft Ring Encoders provide maximum speed up to 6000 rpm and maximum vibration load up to 400 m/s2 for scanning unit and 600 m/s2 for rotor respectively. With 115°C maximum operating temperature and 0.2 mm shaft runout tolerance and ±1.5 mm operating tolerances,... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

ECA 4410 Encoder Series features EnDat data interface.

March 20, 2017

Designed with centering collar on the inside diameter of the drum, ECA 4410 Angle Ring Encoder Series feature additional back-off threads for disassembly. Mechanically compatible with normal ECA 4000 line and ERA 4000 line of angle encoder feedback devices, unit can be used as single-encoder system in applications with control category SIL 2 and Category 3 PL performance level “d”.

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Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

4000V Encoder Series feature ENDAT 2.2 electrical interface scanning heads.

February 2, 2017

Providing angular motion feedback in different machine types, ECA 4000V Angle Encoder offers high resolution and accuracy inside vacuum chamber at 10-7 mbar. Suitable for semiconductor, flat panel and instrumentation fields, ECA 4000V has resolutions that depend on drum size from 70mm inner diameter up to 512mm inner diameter and range from 27 to 29 bits. Delivering ±1.5 to ±3 arc seconds... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

FSI 800 Series Rotary Encoders are suitable for SIL2/PLd applications.

January 7, 2017

Suitable for drive and measurement applications such as pulp and paper, forest and wood processing, agriculture, aggregate and mining equipment, FSI 800 Series Rotary Encoders take less space and need less cabling. Designed to withstand to high-disturbance environments, units are certified to use in SIL2/PLd applications. FSI 862 hallow shaft encoder meets EN ISO 13849-1, EN 61800-5-2, IEC... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

SC040 Slip Ring features steel bearings.

November 19, 2016

Ensuring current industry standards, SC040 Slip Ring features sliding gold on gold contacts and provides reliable transmission of energy and signal between stator and rotor. Providing interfacing compatible to rotary transmitters, unit replaces mercury rotary transmitters. Suitable for food and pharmaceutical industries, product is designed with steel bearings.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Leine Linde System’s ADSR® Slip Ring with LED display.

November 13, 2016

Surveying and estimating within slip rings, ADSR® Slip Ring diagnoses the service life of wind turbines that are located onshore and offshore. ADSR measures vibrations, voltage, current, number of revolutions, internal and external humidity and temperature using integrated sensors. The diagnostic system continuously monitors contact systems and functions of slip ring and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

ECI 4000/ EBI 4000 Rotary Encoder Series features scanner unit and scale drum.

November 13, 2016

Equipped with EnDat 2.2 interface, ECI 4000/ EBI 4000 Rotary Encoders offer noise free transmission and perform data transfer between temperature sensors lying inside and outside the encoder. Operated in temperature range up to +115°C, unit offers a vibration resistance of 400 m/s² and 600 m/s² for stator and rotor respectively. Designed with 90 mm hollow shaft, encoders enable the user to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HEIDENHAINs' ROD 600 series Sturdy Rotary Encoders newly integrated with EMC design.

October 3, 2016

Complying with CE directives, HEIDENHAINs’ ROD 620 and 630 models are characterized primarily by an improved reinforced bearing with a high axial and radial load capacity, a large and stable shaft diameter of 15 mm and a solid flange socket connection that allows for connection in the radial or axial direction. Electrical output signals of TTL (ROD 620) or HTL (ROD 630) permits encoders to... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

New HEIDENHAIN Absolute Sealed Linear Encoders available in accuracy grades 3 µm and 5 µm.

October 3, 2016

Presented in full-sized scale housing (LC 195P) and in slimline scale housing (LC 495P), LC xx5 Absolute Sealed Linear Encoders includes the option of a Panasonic interface (Pana01), which can be connected using the existing cable assembly that were commonly utilized to connect to Siemens, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, and HEIDENHAIN controls. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Quality Inspection System works with precision measuring machines.

September 12, 2016

Utilizing video tools, QUADRA-CHEK 3000 lets operators capture and analyze images through camera on measuring microscopes and Video Measuring Machines (VMMs). Evaluation electronics system, as complement for high-precision measuring machines, is operated via capacitive touchscreen that supports multi-touch and gesturing capabilities. Touchscreen also offers adjustable sensitivity... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Length Gauges increases accuracy for in-process measurement.

August 8, 2016

ACANTO 1217 and 1218, when paired with bidirectional serial interface EnDat 2.2, support in-production monitoring and thereby enable operators to detect failures before they occur. Along with built-in error monitoring, products remember last datum used and therefor eliminate need to re-master due to gauge itself. Rated to IP64 or IP67, models feature ±1 µm accuracy and 12 mm stroke... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Universal Touch Probe reduces SKU inventory, enhances versatility.

July 18, 2016

Model TS 642 is offered as universal replacement for all TS 6xx series touch probes. Original transceiver can remain in machine, all original cables can be used, and styluses are also compatible. After exchange, existing taper shank can continue to be used as well. While properties correspond to known touch probes, product offers service life of at least 5 million probes, flexible battery... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bearing-less Encoder optimizes vector motor control.

June 23, 2016

Designed for mounting on NEMA standard 8.5 in. C-Face, MRI 2850 offers motion feedback solution in applications such as large rotating machinery found in construction, pulp and paper, oil and gas, wind, and marine industries. Magnetic code-wheel supports shaft sizes from 1–4 in. without need for stub shaft. One or two independent read-heads can be provided, each with any resolution from... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Evaluation Electronics export data into Excel.

April 26, 2016

Using QUADRA-CHEK Wedge v2.9, users can export data into Excel format from QUADRA-CHEK Evaluation Electronics. Program provides full Windows compatibility, macro-enabled worksheets, and support for Excel 2010 and 2013. Ability to save Excel files to network folders or any other specified folder with QCWedge streamlines process of data acquisition by allowing customers to connect QUADRA-CHEK... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Rotary Encoders utilize inductive sensor technology.

April 13, 2016

Utilizing inductive code disk, Leine & Linde 600 and 900 Series are suited for environments where temperature, strong magnetic fields, shock, and vibration are extreme. Explosion proof encoders are manufactured using fiber-composite construction and printed circuit technology. Because rotor and stator scanning fields involve entire area of both surfaces, measurement is free of eccentricity... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Encoder Diagnostics Tool supports mobile use.

April 7, 2016

Featuring compact, standalone design with 4.3 in. touchscreen for display and operation, Model PWT 100 checks function and adjustment of encoders. Unit supports multiple serial interfaces such as EnDat 2.2, Fanuc Serial Interface, Mitsubishi High Speed Interface, and Panasonic Serial Interface. For encoders with EnDat interface, PWT 100 can display position values and enables user to read... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Shaft and Hollow-Shaft Encoders simplify machine safety.

March 30, 2016

Certified for SIL2/PLd, Category 3 applications, Leine & Linde 850 Shaft and 862 Hollow-shaft Encoders allow incremental encoders to be applied where safe operation of machinery is necessary without requiring redundant encoder or secondary sensing device. Output signal validity is assured by comparing raw sensor signals to digital output states and validating that against actual values output to... Read More

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