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Encoders

A selection of the latest product news, technical articles and application examples for the term Encoders:

Application Note: Precision magnetic encoders for the toughest environments: Wachendorff’s customised WDGA encoders endure the harsh conditions on AT-Boretec’s horizontal boring machinery

Application Note: Precision magnetic encoders ..

Variohm EuroSensor: Shock and vibration-resistant absolute rotary encoders from Wachendorff Automation are providing precision position feedback for the automated feeding of pipe components as part of a control system on AT-Boretec’s...

2020-11-17
Machine safety without SIL: Wachendorff’s WDG series redundant encoders provide cost-effective safety

Machine safety without SIL: Wachendorff’s WDG ..

Variohm EuroSensor: Wachendorff, the German measurement systems manufacturer, has recently launched redundant versions of its well proven WDGR and WDGE series incremental and absolute encoders. Available from Variohm EuroSensor,...

2020-09-14
Bearing-Free IO-Link Rotary Encoder for Ex Areas

Bearing-Free IO-Link Rotary Encoder for Ex Areas

Turck is now also offering a variant of the contactless QR24 encoder for use in explosion protected areas Zones 2, 22 and 3GD. Contactless measurement considerably outperforms bearing guided optical encoders in dust-laden environments since...

2020-07-01
HeavyDuty rotary encoders – the high precision heavyweight champions

HeavyDuty rotary encoders, the high precision ..

Baumer: HeavyDuty rotary encoders from Baumer Hübner are the "original". More than half a century ago, Baumer Hübner developed this type of particularly reliable and robust rotary encoders. Since then they have been used in all...

2020-06-17
Magnetic Encoder System SIL 2

Magnetic Encoder System SIL 2

Balluff: With the BML05RP, Balluff offers a magnetically encoded displacement encoder especially for safety-related applications. It is TÜV Rheinland certified and features both an analog and a safe absolute SSI or BISS-C interface. Thanks to...

2020-05-21
Compact, high-precision magnetic discs for absolute angle measurement systems

Compact, high-precision magnetic discs for ...

Balluff: The advantages of absolute measurement systems, such as immediate readiness when powered up, no loss of position after unplanned stops, and fast startup have long been known. With their BML BM 1 magnetic encoder system Balluff now offers...

2020-05-12
Not spoilt for choice - HeavyDuty encoders in crane and lifting applications

Not spoilt for choice - HeavyDuty encoders ...

Baumer: Baumer Hübner has established the class of extraordinarily resilient and reliable HeavyDuty encoders and offers a broad portfolio. Manufacturers of cranes and hoists are among the most frequent users of such sensors. And for good...

2020-05-06
New miniature drives for medical robots and multi-axis systems

New miniature drives for medical robots and ...

maxon motor: maxon is once again expanding its range of configurable drives with more brushless DC motors, gearheads, and encoders from the ECX series. There is also news on positioning controllers in the micro segment. The ECX series is growing with the...

2020-04-29
A surefire adrenalin kick - Baumer POG 10 HeavyDuty encoders set the heart racing

A surefire adrenalin kick - Baumer POG 10 ...

Baumer: In Europe’s biggest roller coaster, the Helix at the Liseberg amusement park in Gothenburg, POG 10 HeavyDuty incremental encoders from Baumer monitor the speed of the carrriage's drive as it approaches the start ramp. The HeavyDuty...

2020-04-07
One sensor, four encoders: New multi-unit axle encoder BPIV2 by Baumer for the railway industry

One sensor, four encoders: New multi-unit ...

Baumer: They deliver speed information to the driver's cab, regulate traction during start or make sure the wheels do not block when braking: For many train subsystems, precise wheel speed information is indispensable. Operating independently from...

2020-02-26
Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq interface from Balluff

Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq ...

Balluff: The BML absolute magnetic encoder in the SGA series stands out in any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end-of-travel is required. Comprehensive diagnostics functions ensure reliable operation and more efficient...

2020-02-20
New flexCoder sensors for robotics and handling automation

New flexCoder sensors for robotics and handling

SIKO GmbH: New developments in robotics, automation and many other rotative applications are aiming for ever more compact designs and often cannot be implemented using the standard components available on the market. To prevent restricting the...

2020-01-28
Baumer magnetic encoders: Precise, robust and enhancing efficiency

Baumer magnetic encoders: Precise, robust ...

Baumer: The Baumer magnetic encoders of the EAM580/360 series are unbeaten when it comes to reliability and precision. "No competitive product of similar robustness and longevity could be a match for them in terms of absolute angular precision,"...

2020-01-27
Industrial grade position feedback for IoT: Wachendorff announces promotional pricing offer for absolute shaft encoders with Industrial Ethernet interfacing

Industrial grade position feedback for IoT: ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Available for Variohm EuroSensor’s UK and Ireland customers, a new promotional price offer from Wachendorff covers the leading German industrial encoder and precision automation component manufacturers’ wide range...

2019-11-25
Optimized Encoder Portfolio

Optimized Encoder Portfolio

Turck: With an optimized encoder portfolio, Turck will serve in future a wide range of customer requirements – from price sensitive encoders, right through to particularly robust and wear free devices. From three product lines, users have...

2019-11-22
New wire-actuated encoder for 12 m measuring length – robust, compact, flexible

New wire-actuated encoder for 12 m measuring ...

SIKO GmbH: Robust, compact and flexible – sounds like an impossible combination? Not for us! The new SG121 wire-actuated encoder from SIKO proves it. There are good reasons why this sensor manufacturer from Buchenbach near Freiburg has made...

2019-11-06
SG61 – new wire-actuated encoder for measuring lengths up to 6 m

SG61 – new wire-actuated encoder for ...

SIKO GmbH: SIKO GmbH from Buchenbach, the specialist in the field of wire-actuated sensors, presents the new SG61 wire-actuated encoder, which can be used for measuring lengths up to 6 m. On the basis of 30 years of experience in development and...

2019-09-19
WH58MR absolute safety rotary encoder – reliable position detection for utility vehicles with a hollow shaft

WH58MR absolute safety rotary encoder ...

SIKO GmbH: When angles, positions and speeds have to be detected accurately in utility vehicles, engineers are often faced with a difficult task. The rotary encoder has to be sturdy, flexible for mechanical adaptation, offer the right interface...

2019-09-02
Smart and revolutionary: SIKO SGH technology for hydraulic and telescopic cylinders

Smart and revolutionary: SIKO SGH technology ...

SIKO GmbH: Mathias Roth, Industry Manager Mobile Automation at SIKO explains in an interview what distinguishes SGH technology and what its advantages are compared to other systems. In summary: What is special about SGH technology? A: With the...

2019-04-24
New functional safety solutions improve productivity in food processing

New functional safety solutions improve ...

Sensata Technologies: New functional safety solutions from Sensata Technologies, a world-leading manufacturer of sensors and encoders for industrial applications, are helping to improve productivity and enhance safety in food processing plants by...

2019-02-11
Sensata Technologies Introduces Multi-Turn Absolute Encoders for Smart Industrial Applications

Sensata Technologies Introduces Multi-Turn ...

Sensata Technologies, an industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, introduced the availability of MHM5 and MHK5 Absolute Multi-Turn encoders with either Ethernet/IP or ProfiNet interfaces for Factory 4.0 applications. To...

2019-01-16
High-resolution encoder MSA213C for drive technology

High-resolution encoder MSA213C for drive ...

SIKO GmbH: The requirements for sensors used for position detection in automation and drive technology increase with the complexity and performance of the associated machines and systems. A new MSA213C high-resolution absolute sensor from SIKO is...

2019-01-03
Robustness and Precision Beyond the Standard

Robustness and Precision Beyond the Standard

Baumer: What is the most efficient way to acquire rotation angles? It’s the Baumer magnetic absolute encoder series EAM580/360. Their precision is unrivalled; no product of another brand can compete in terms of robustness and longevity at...

2018-12-21
HEIDENHAIN Testing and Inspection Equipment Two devices, many practical possibilities for analysis

HEIDENHAIN Testing and Inspection Equipment ...

HEIDENHAIN encoders provide all of the information necessary for commissioning, monitoring, and diagnostics. So it is good if this data is quickly and easily usable during routine operation. With the PWT 100 testing device and the PWM 21...

2018-10-09
Robust Magnetic Incremental Encoder for Harsh Environments

Robust Magnetic Incremental Encoder for Harsh ..

ASM Sensors: Rotational position needs to be detected in many applications such as mobile machines or packaging machines. However, many encoders are not suited for rough environmental conditions as typically given in these applications such as...

2018-08-15
Absolute encoders with EtherNet/IP for maximized system uptime

Absolute encoders with EtherNet/IP for maximized

Baumer: With PROFINET, EtherCAT and EtherNet/IP, the EAL 580 absolute encoders by Baumer offer the largest selection of real-time Ethernet interfaces. In plant and mechanical engineering, EAL580 encoders not only stand out by latest communication...

2018-08-10
Sensata Technologies Introduces Industry’s First Explosion Proof Stackable Multi-Turn Encoder

Sensata Technologies Introduces Industry’s ...

Sensata Technologies, an industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, has launched the first explosion proof stackable multi-turn encoder for use in oil and gas applications. The new encoder, BEI Sensors’ model MAAX,...

2018-07-26
Variohm add two Contelec non-contacting angle encoders to expanding range: Vert-X-E models offer a wide range of options and programmability for maximum application flexibility

Variohm add two Contelec non-contacting angle ..

Variohm EuroSensor has added two non-contacting models to its wide range of high accuracy angle encoders. Both are from Variohm’s Swiss distribution partner, Contelec AG, and feature separate magnet and sensor components for continuous...

2018-07-03
SGH technology: Wire-based variable position measurement in hydraulic and telescopic cylinders

SGH technology: Wire-based variable position ...

SIKO GmbH: With the new wire-actuated encoders SGH25 and SGH50, Siko has expanded the measuring spectrum of the SGH series, which can now measure lengths ranging from zero to five meters. This is made possible by an innovative, cable-based...

2018-06-25
Linear Encoder in SMD-format

Linear Encoder in SMD-format

POSIC launches the IT5602L linear encoder, which comes in a tiny SMD-format.  Resolution and maximum speed are field-programmable and can be set down to 0.04 um and to 10 m/s respectively. The output signals are A and B in quadrature and an...

2018-06-13
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