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Selection Guide                

                                    

Application Type of machine Signal
transmission
Trigger signal levels
(operating voltage)
Model  
Workpiece alignment
and
Workpiece measurement
NC machine with automatic tool change Infrared HTL from the receiver unit
EA (Up = 15 to 30 V)
TS 632
NC machine with manual tool change machine Cable TTL (Up = 5 V) TS 220
HTL (Up = 10 to 30 V) TS 230
Tool
measurement
  Cable HTL (Up = 10 to 30 V) TT 130
 
 
  Tools and Workpieces: setup and measuring
     
 
 
Touch ProbesTouch Probes                    
   
3-D touch probes from HEIDENHAIN were conceived for use on machine tools - particularly for milling machines and machining centers. 3-D touch probes help to reduce setup times, increase machine utilization rates, and improve the dimensional accuracy of the finished workpieces. Setup, measuring and inspection functions can be conducted manually or - with most NC controls - under program control. The trigger signal is formed by an optical sensor, which functions without wear, and is very reliable.


Principle of Function (Sensor)

       
  Principle of Function (Sensor)  

3-D touch probes from HEIDENHAIN operate with an optical switch as sensor. The light beam emitted from an LED is collimated by a system of lenses and directed to a differential photovoltaic cell. When the probe contact is deflected, the differential photocell produces a trigger signal.

With its contact-free optical switch, the sensor operates without wear to guarantee the high long term stability that is characteristic of HEIDENHAIN 3-D touch

 

 

     
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