Electronic Handwheel simplifies setup of automation systems.

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Used in association with machine control, HR 1120 provides mechanical detent with 100 positions per revolution, permitting precise and exact control of movement. Electrical signal output at TTL levels with differential signals as per RS422 allows connection to many standard PLCs and PC slot cards. Compact electronic handwheel is suited for both portable and stationary housings.



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HEIDENHAIN Offers New Handwheel for Automation



SCHAUMBURG, IL - In machine automation systems where changing formats or positioning objects with numerous axes is necessary, HEIDENHAIN Corporation offers the new HR 1120 electronic handwheel which promises to simplify retooling and setup processes. This robust handwheel is used in association with the machine control.

Despite its compact dimensions, the new HR 1120 electronic handwheel is suitable for both portable and for stationary housings. The mechanical detent with 100 positions per revolution permits very precise and exact control of movement. The electrical signal output at TTL levels with differential signals as per RS422 allows connection to many standard programmable logic controllers (PLC) and PC slot cards.

More information about the HR 1100 handwheel is available by contacting HEIDENHAIN at (847) 490-1191 or HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION, 333 E. State Parkway, Schaumburg, IL 60173. HEIDENHAIN can also be accessed directly via the web site at www.heidenhain.com.

HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION is the North American subsidiary of DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH, a leading international manufacturer of precision measurement and control equipment. Our product line includes linear scales, rotary and angular encoders, digital readouts, digital length gages, CNC controls and machine inspection equipment.

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