Control Technology Includes Features to Create Programs on the Fly
Heidenhain Corp. showcases its latest in control technology, including the TNC 640, a high-performance, mill-turn control with a workshop-oriented operational design. New features include global programming setting for mold repair and blending of parting lines, TCPM tool center point management for better surface finishes and accuracy in 3D surface machining, and a CAM-viewer option that enables importing of CAM files directly into the TNC, so operators can create programs on the fly.
Heidenhain also offers its StateMonitor software for connected machining and the latest in touch probes for controls. The StateMonitor software is for CNC manufacturing personnel who are implementing connected systems as part of the Industry 4.0 initiative. The software is an option with TNC controls and connects with PC systems to enable users to view data and evaluate control processes remotely and in real-time.
The touch probe, model TS460, is ideal for part set up and in-process inspection. The collision protection feature, along with the part cleaning function, ensures a secure and accurate set up or inspection of mold components not only on Heidenhain CNCs, but on all major CNC brands, as well.
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