HEIDENHAIN Corporation

October 16, 2013 10:30 ET

HEIDENHAIN Offers New TNC 320 Control Functions for End-Users and OEMs

SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - October 16, 2013) - HEIDENHAIN is excited to release the newest software for the compact but versatile contouring control, the TNC 320. The TNC 320 sports three axes plus spindle with the possibility of adding an additional axis, and is the perfect control for universal milling, drilling and boring machines.

The new end-user functions / cycles now available through the new TNC 320 software include engraving, either in a straight line or on an arc. Also new manual probing cycles have been added as well as support for the latest HEIDENHAIN handwheels.

For the machine builder, it is now possible to encrypt part of the control's PLC partition in order to secure the machine manufacturers proprietary information. This and the ability to lock external access, new touch probe configuration parameters and operation of the integrated oscilloscope from the NC program makes this an especially efficient control.

In fact, this, along with the TNC 320's overall shop-oriented programming, simple operation and offline program creation make this control the most efficient in its class!

As always, the TNC 320 can be integrated into networks and connected with PCs, programming stations and other data storage devices. It features the latest generation Fast Ethernet interface, and communicates with NFS servers and Windows networks in TCP/IP protocol without needing additional software.

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For more information, contact North American HEIDENHAIN PR Manager Kathleen Stoneski at (877) 565-9151 or Product Specialist Danny Vitullo at (847) 755-5569 ( or write to us at HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION, 333 E. State Parkway, Schaumburg, IL 60173. HEIDENHAIN can also be accessed directly via our web site at

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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