Calibration and Repair Services

 

IN-HOUSE SERVICE AND REPAIR OF HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION LINEAR/ROTARY MACHINE TOOL ENCODERS

The G. E. Van Wert Co., Inc. has been a distributor for over 36 years for the Heidenhain Corporation, the recognized standard for accuracy in linear/rotary encoders for the machine tool industry. Van Wert is a factory authorized facility for the service and repair of the extensive Heidenhain product line.Our factory trained personnel can provide you with on-site product repair replacement and training.We also perform repair work at our facility in Topsfield, MA.

 

A. LARGE TRAVEL MACHINES (Up to 30 meters/100 feet travel):

Van Wert specializes in the retrofit and repair of large travel digital readout applications (CNC and manual) for unquestioned accuracy in the tight tolerances required today. We service existing installations and can provide professional turnkey retrofit installations when needed.

 

B. "STANDARD" SIZE MACHINE TOOLS:

We provide the same services for (CNC and manual) machining centers, horizontal and vertical lathes and small mills.

 

C. CMM's (Coordinate Measuring Machines):

We service and upgrade coordinate measuring machines, toolmakers microscopes, optical comparators, machine tool presetters and most measuring devices with linear or rotary encoders to sub-micron accuracy if required. "METRONICS" display retrofits are a specialty.

 

D. TRAINING (Heidenhain equipment, "METRONICS" displays):

We offer on-site training for Heidenhain product maintenance (with proper test equipment). We also offer extensive training on the "METRONICS" Quadra-Chek display series (METRONICS is a wholly owned Heidenhain sister company). Training is also available at Topsfield, MA.

 

E. CALIBRATION:

In addition to the capabilities listed above Van Wert also offers NIST traceable calibration services on all manufacturers brands of optical comparators and manual vision CMMs. A Van Wert calibration is not just a simple pass/fail process; it involves a thorough cleaning, recalibration of the linear/rotary encoders to the Display unit and repair or replacement of defective parts.

 

F. EQUIPMENT RETROFITS / UPGRADES:

As indicated earlier Van Wert offers digital readout retrofits to CNC and manual machine tools and metrology equipment, as well as upgrades to existing digital readout systems. Our installations are turnkey; Van Wert assesses the application, designs and fabricates custom bracketry and installs the digital scales and display to the customer's satisfaction. We include training of maintenance guidelines and operation of the METRONICS displays. In the case of feedback scale replacement to an existing CNC control we provide the appropriate interface signal (EN-DAT, Fanuc, Mitsubishi, etc) as required.

 

CONTACT US AT:

gevanwert@aol.com

PHONE: (978)887-3389  FAX: (978-887)2897

 

G. E. Van Wert CO., Inc.

461 Boston Street, Suite B-4 Topsfield, MA 01983

Eric M. Pearsall, President