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Machine Tool Digital Read Out (DRO) & Scales Retrofits and Upgrades


Retrofitting machine tools and measuring equipment with digital readouts (DRO) provides improved productivity, advances precision, and greater ease of operation. Digital Readouts can be retrofitted to machine tools already in operation no matter the number of displayed axes. Scales are the determining factor for the accuracy of measurement. Hammond Company can install new or upgrade existing linear encoder scales to protect the scanning unit and its carriage to increased accuracy.

Hammond Company specializes in Renishaw and Heidenhain Digital Readouts and Scales retrofits and upgrade for Machine Tools. Hammond Company installs DRO and Scales for machine tools from companies including, but not limited to Heidenhain, Renishaw, Acu-rite, and Metronics.

Our service technicians are experienced with a wide range of machine tools and DROs. We are able to perform retrofits and upgrade for all types of machine tools. Our metrology system experts will find the best solution for your specific machine tools and measuring equipment.

From a Digital Readout installation to a linear scale upgrade for your machine tools, contact a Hammond Company sales representative to speak to a certified technician about retrofitting or upgrading your machine tools.