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Compensate

Semi-automatic error correction in native machine tool language

Compensate allows you to minimise scrap and save costs through:

  • easy geometric error correction,
  • improved positioning performance,
  • reduced downtime editing compensation tables.
Compensate pitch error correction


Compensate volumetric error correction

Pitch compensation

Provides easy updates of linear and straightness and rotary compensation tables for controls with supported options.

Compatible hardware

  • XL-80 laser interferometer
  • XM-60 or XM-600 multi-axis calibrator

Supported machine controllers

  • Siemens 840D Solution Line
  • Heidenhain TNC 640
  • Heidenhain iTNC 530
  • Fanuc 30i series

Volumetric compensation

Provides easy updates of compensation tables for linear, angular, straightness, roll and squareness (21 degrees of freedom).

Compatible hardware

  • XM-60 or XM-600 multi-axis calibrator (linear axis errors)
  • QC20-W ballbar or XK10 alignment laser (squareness errors between axes)

Supported machine controllers

  • Siemens 840D Solution Line (requires Siemens VCS option A3, A5 or A5 plus)