Heidenhain Corporation

TNC Software targets machine manufacturers and users.
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TNC Software targets machine manufacturers and users.

Multi-functional iTNC 530 NC software offers Adaptive Feed Control option that makes it possible to adapt contouring feed rate to spindle performance, optimizing machining quality, velocity, and permissible usage time of tool. For tool and mold making, Global Program Settings option allows data to be entered in form, which are superimposed on previous data during program run. Various functions...

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Controls & Controllers

Counters use input/output boxes for added capabilities.

Compatible with manual machine tools up to 3 axes, ND 780 DRO uses Model IOB 49 to provide 2 additional functions, depending upon application. When milling application is active, switching functions can be executed, and when turning application is active, IOB 49 makes it possible to machine with constant cutting speed. For machines with up to 6 axes, POSITIP 880 uses IOB 89 for 8 additional...

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Heavy-Duty Encoder comes in compact package.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Heavy-Duty Encoder comes in compact package.

Resistant to vibration and shock, incremental encoder model 862 is electrically insulated up to 2.5 kV and suited for drive and measurement applications. It meets IEC 68-2-6 and IEC 68-2-27 standards and comes with short-circuit protected outputs along with reverse polarity protection. Standard line counts include 1,000, 1,024, 2,048, 2,500, 3,072, 4,096, and 5,000 with high-current HTL and HTL...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Sealed Linear Encoders have vibration-resistant design.

Utilizing single-field scanning and linear measurement technologies, LS XX7 Series scales come in lengths up to 3 m, are offered in 2 different mechanical profiles, and are resistant to contamination. Scanning technology lends to signal quality, providing typical output signal error of ±1% within one signal period. Suited for dynamic machine tool applications, series can utilize universal...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

HEIDENHAIN's Redesigned Linear Encoder Program Offers Many New Features and Benefits for Machine Tools

SCHAUMBURG, IL - (July 2006) - HEIDENHAIN Corporation announces updates and enhancements to its well known, high quality linear encoder program. The mechanics and electronics of HEIDENHAIN's LC Series absolute linear encoders have been fundamentally redesigned from the ground up to better meet today's measurement requirements in machine tools, and now includes two interfaces -- HEIDENHAIN's EnDat...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Linear Encoder suits straightforward motion applications.

Exposed linear encoders of LIDA 200 series can be mounted via scale tape then secured directly on mounting surface via its adhesive film. Alternatively, series can be mounted by means of scale tape carrier extrusion, along with supplied adhesive and clamping mechanism for thermal effects. Encoders have 200 Â-µm grating period for analog systems and are available with 0.5, 1, and 5 µm...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Hollow Shaft Angle Encoders come in 7 standard diameters.

Mounted using centering collar method, ERA 4x80 offers system accuracies from ±6.1-2.8 arc sec with 20 Â-µm grating period. T-profile version, ERA 4x81, is mounted using 3-point centering method to eliminate non circular geometries of ring and gratings. Accuracies range from ±8.6-2.8 arc sec using 20 µm grating period. Also using 3-point centering method, ERA 4x82 has...

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Angle Encoders have bearingless, hollow shaft design.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Angle Encoders have bearingless, hollow shaft design.

Equipped with movable faceplate, ERA 4000 series is offered with ODs from 52.65-331.31 mm and grating periods of 20, 40, or 80 microns. Low-profile ERA 4x80 version, mounted using centering collar method, offers accuracies from ±6.1 to ±2.8 arc sec. Weight reduced T profile version, ERA 4x81, is mounted using 3-point centering method and offers accuracies from ±8.6 to ±2.8...

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Interface changes encoder signals from analog to digital.
Controls & Controllers

Interface changes encoder signals from analog to digital.

By changing 1 Vpp encoder signals to EnDat 2.2 bidirectional digital interface, EIB 192 External Interface Box converts its signal from analog to digital. Product enables incremental encoders with 1 Vpp signals to be used as part of absolute system. Interpolation and digitizing electronics are 16,384-fold, and input frequency is less than or equal to 400 kHz. Product benefits machine builders...

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Contouring Control is based on NC Kernel software platform.

Featuring expandable I/O capabilities, full-function TNC 320 provides 5-axis control and includes analog drive interface. Its 15 in. TFT color flat-panel display offers 1,024 x 768 pixel resolution, relaying programming graphics and on-screen user support. Main computer uses conversational programming as standard; G-code programming is possible with addition of USB keyboard. Unit also features CF...

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