HEIDENHAIN Precision Machine Measurement & Control Systems

A leading developer and manufacturer of encoders, digital readouts & TNC/CNC numerical controls

HEIDENHAIN GB Ltd. is the UK subsidiary of Dr. Johannes Heidenhain GmbH, the leading international manufacturer of precision measurement and control equipment. Our superior technology is utilised in high-precision motors, motion control and machining systems worldwide.

HEIDENHAIN encoders and controls have been setting the standard for positioning excellence since 1948.

HEIDENHAIN is committed to providing customers with the products they need to meet the continually increasing demands for accuracy, precision, speed and cost savings. We develop products to ensure productive and efficient plants and machines today – and lead the way toward the automated plants and production machines of tomorrow.

  • HIT - the new TNC learning solution from HEIDENHAIN.

    Maximise your 3-axis and 5-axis TNC programming skills with our new interactive training programme.

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  • The ACANTO length gauge combines the benefits of incremental optical devices and absolute measured value acquisition.

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  • The simple, purely axial installation of the ExN 13xx Series encoders permits optimum integration in the motor design with mounted brake.


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  • The new MANUALplus 620 software supports machining with the Y axis, recognises multipoint tools, monitors tool life and much more.


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  • The TS 740 is designed for use in modern machine tools with fast tool changers distinguishing itself with high probing accuracy and repeatability, and low probing force.

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  • HEIDENHAIN digital readouts offer ideal solutions for many applications on all machines where axis slides are moved manually.

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  • HEIDENHAIN supports the next generation of British engineers.


    HEIDENHAIN's Neil Prescott congratulated six young engineers at LAMDAMAP 2013, all of whom were awarded HEIDENHAIN sponsorships to help them attend this prestigious conference.


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Length  Measurement
Angle/Rotary  Measurement
  • Angle Encoders
  • Rotary Encoders
  • Magnetic Modular Encoders
Machine Tool  Control
Setup and  Measurement
Measured Value  Acquisition and Display
  • Position Display Units
  • Interface Electronics
Measured Value  Acquisition and Display
  • Official HEIDENHAIN parts delivered within 48 hours
  • Qualified HEIDENHAIN Service Engineers for top-quality service