The new Klartext is here!

Read about how machining companies are using TNC controls in their production operations to increase competitiveness, productivity, and quality. And find out about how HEIDENHAIN can support you in this with new control functions, training courses, and helpline services. 

The topics – Klartext issue 67

  • CNC PILOT 640: High-end turning at the push of a button
  • Convenience and time savings through touchscreen operation of the TNC 640
  • CAD-CAM-TNC: the new NC programming course for TNC experts
  • Plan the future: the Batch Process Manager
  • Service is better than do-it-yourself

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Connected Machining – Well-Connected in Digital Production

Link your manufacturing skills with digital job management. Use the controls on your milling machines or lathes to make the workshop the focus of your company network.

The Connected Machining package of functions offers you control options, software and hardware that enable you to individually network your company. That’s how Connected Machining provides answers to the latest questions about the digitalization of your production:

  • How can digital networking improve manufacturing and processes?
  • Which software and hardware solutions are suitable for your purposes?
  • How about data security and protection of your own know-how?

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Batch Process Manager: use the pallet management feature of your TNC for production planning

The Batch Process Manager enables you to plan your upcoming production sequence directly on the control. This option is based on the pallet management feature of your TNC 640, thereby allowing you to use the actual conditions at the machine for your planning.

Organize day, night, and weekend shifts quickly and intuitively with process reliability

CAM-Generated Programs for HEIDENHAIN TNC Controls

This webinar will address the capabilities of TNC controls in the field of CAD / CAM programming

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CAD Viewer and CAD Import: now you can work with 3-D data directly on the control

CAD Viewer and CAD Import are effective tools for shop-oriented programming. With these tools, program creation on the TNC is both faster and much more reliable thanks to the direct transfer of data from STEP, IGES, and, of course, DXF files.

Download contours and machining positions from 3-D data files

Discover HEIDENHAIN in your Workshop

You’ll find HEIDENHAIN products everywhere in your production:

  • Clearly visible as controls on your milling machines and lathes
  • In special areas of metrology as length gauges, grid encoders and subsequent electronics
  • Invisible as position encoders, inverters or motors in the machine

Learn more about the benefits that HEIDENHAIN products can offer you.

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The Programming Tip of the Month: Move to machine-based position

If you want to move to a machine-based position in an NC program, i.e. a position independent of the datum, the coordinate transformations and the tool data, you can do it with the M91 function.

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