DITTEL history timeline

2012
Marposs S.p.A., located in Bentivoglio (Bologna/Italy), has acquired the full ownership of Dittel Messtechnik GmbH.

2009
DITTEL celebrates its 50th anniversary
Addition to the envelope function in the DM6000 module: the "segmented envelope"
P6001 1-plane pre-balancing module for Windows-based machine controls

2008
P6000 2-plane pre-balancing system for Windows based machine controls
Update of pre-balancing software to include fixed position method
Balancing heads equipped with contact-free transmission link
Active vibration sensor for H6000 and M6000

2007
High-Speed Ring sensor
AE-Fluid sensor – Signal detection via cooling lubricant stream
Ethernet as a new feature for the following modules of the DS6000 family

  • M6000
  • M6001
  • AE6000
  • AE6001

Remote Control PC6000
Process Control DM6000

2006
AE Evaluation and Control unit Sensitron6.
Remote control unit RC6000.

2005
New features of the M6000 module: 2-plane balancing and 2-plane automatic balancing.
Inclusion of ETAMIC MOVOMATIC metrology controls in the Dittel System 6000.
Rotary transmitter DIRECTRANS.
Launch of spindle monitoring data logger.

2004
Extension of the DS6000 family: the hydro-balancing module H6000.

2003
Development and launch of the new equipment generation Dittel System 6000 (M6000 and AE6000) with an improved range of facilities.
DIN EN ISO 9001:2000 and DIN EN ISO 14001 certification.

2001
Additional AE "envelope monitoring" evaluation to improve the control of automated grinding process.
"Dittel M5000 WIN Control" software certified as Sinumerik Solution Provider.
Development of moment-free balancing heads and more compact designs.

2000
Introduction of new "user-defined pre-balancing" function in the Dittel M5000 family.
DIN EN ISO 9001 certification.


1999
"Sensitron2" monitoring electronics for AE sensors.
Development of software to run under Windows 95/98/NT with which to control and visualise grinding processes via machine displays.

1997
Combined process monitoring and balancing electronics in Dittel's M5000 series.
Development and production of AE internal grinding sensor.

1994
Integration of AE sensors in the balancing heads and development of a bidirectional signal transfer routes.

1993
Shaft mounted AE ring sensor - AE measuring device AE4000 with LCD display and four sensor inputs.

1992
Acoustic Emission sensor (AE sensor) with non-contact signal transfer from rotating shaft to evaluation unit.

1989
Launch of non-maintenance, non-contact signal and energy transfer for use in mechanical balancing systems.

1987
Hydro-balancing system HBA4000 with fully automatic phase adjustment and data storage.

1983
Patenting and launch of dynamic hydro-balancing system HBA3001 with phase adjustment.

1980
Expansion by metrology products: development and production of our successful dynamic machine tool balancing systems.

1969
Dittel acknowledged by German Aviation Authority (LBA) as developer and manufacturer.

1962
Introduction of "Static Inverters", in use by over 250 airlines worldwide by 2005.

1959
Founding of Walter Dittel GmbH. Launch of the first battery-powered aircraft radio FSG4/59.