11/11/2017

TNC 620 Contouring Controls Features Touchscreen Technology

Originally titled 'Contouring Controls Features Touchscreen Technology'
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Heidenhain’s TNC 620 contouring control with touchscreen has a workshop-oriented operational design and conversational programming that combines contouring controls with the latest in touchscreen technology. 

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Heidenhain’s TNC 620 contouring control with touchscreen has a workshop-oriented operational design and conversational programming. The control combines contouring controls with the latest in touchscreen technology, the company says.

The control is operated by gestures, similar to smartphones or tablet PCs. The operator can navigate through long lists, programs, tables and other content by what is known as kinetic scrolling.

According to the company, dynamic scrolling makes it possible to find an NC block or a tool in long NC programs or tool tables. In the 3D test mode, it is possible to zoom in and out as well as move and rotate objects. Further, a pop-up keyboard appears for text input.

The MC 8410 main computer with touchscreen technology in the TNC 620 also corresponds to the MC 7410 in the prior solution with this functionality.

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