Patent Number: 7,134,177

Title: Method and device for applying a scale or scale support

Abstract: A device for applying a scale element to a first body, in relation to which a second body can be moved in a measuring direction, the device includes an alignment element displaceable on a scale element in a measuring direction, and applied transversely thereto in a defined position, and includes a reference surface, which is adapted for interaction with a second reference surface on a second body and otherwise is loose in relation to the second body.

Inventors: Tondorf; Sebastian (Waging am See, DE), Pechak; Peter (Stein/Truan, DE)

Assignee: Dr. Johannes Heidenhain GmbH

International Classification: B23Q 3/00 (20060101); B23Q 17/22 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-14 0:00:00