YPN visits Heidenhain


30 March 2017


YPN is part of the Dutch Society for Precision Engineering and aims to bring young and enthusiastic engineers in the field of precision technique together. A major part is the organization of visits to interesting companies that are free of charge.
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On the 30st of March 2017, the YPN has planned a visit to the Dutch branch of HEIDENHAIN, located in Ede.

It is possible to join a warm dinner buffet where you can enjoy Bavarian delicacies from the German parent company.


DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH is a manufacturer of precision measurement and control equipment. Their technology is utilized in high-precision motors, motion control and machining systems worldwide.


Preliminary Program

13:30 – 14:00 Welcome
14:00 – 16:00 Presentation about the possibilties & limits of encoders: "The deeper you go, the better it gets" (including break)
16:00 – 17:00 Break and tour with demo's
17:00 – 17:30 Case: "Measurement of position using a 'band-encoder/ring-encoder'" + Q&A
17:30 – <19:00 Dinner: warm buffet (optional)



Copernicuslaan 34
6716 BM Ede


Participation Is free of charge.

With reference to the catering, we would like to know ASAP if you would like to join the warm dinner buffet.

You can register by filling in the following form:


 Will you join the warm dinner buffet?



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