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Encoders

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

Measuring Wheel Systems for Length and Speed Measurement with Encoders

Measuring Wheel Systems for Length and Speed ...

Turck has added spring arms and measuring wheels to its encoder portfolio, thus offering a reliable solution for measuring linear moving objects. The freely combinable spring arms and measuring wheel systems enable the measurement of lengths and...

2022-09-29
POSITAL LINARIX sensors: rugged linear position sensors with optimized accuracy

POSITAL LINARIX sensors: rugged linear position

FRABA group: POSITAL LINARIX linear positions sensors have been updated with extra-heavy-duty draw-wire mechanisms and with a convenient pre-scaling option for devices with analog communications interfaces. LINARIX position sensors are ideal for a...

2022-09-23
Absolute position and speed data for automation and drive technology

Absolute position and speed data for automation

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. The high-resolution, non-contact absolute encoder MSA213K...

2022-09-19
World's most compact Ethernet/IP encoder

World's most compact Ethernet/IP encoder

Wachendorff is expanding its range of Ethernet-based encoders: Encoders with the EtherNet/IP protocol are now available, including the most compact in the world: the WDGA58F. Wachendorff's R&D team has succeeded in minimising the sensor to an...

2022-09-06
POSITAL Extends Product Finder Portal to Include Kit Encoders

POSITAL Extends Product Finder Portal to ...

FRABA group: Encoder-maker POSITAL has updated its online Product Finder tool to include the company’s extensive line of kit encoders. Kit (or modular) encoders are designed to be integrated into electric motors or other types of rotating...

2022-07-27
Automating Battery Production for eMobility Applications

Automating Battery Production for eMobility ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Powerful batteries for electromobility applications are manufactured in highly automated processes. Numerous sensors using various measurement procedures ensure efficient control of machines and plants. Pepperl+Fuchs has decades of...

2022-06-02
50 Years of Bit Parallel Encoders from POSITAL

50 Years of Bit Parallel Encoders from POSITAL

FRABA group: Encoder-maker POSITAL remains committed to supplying customers with absolute encoders with bit parallel communications interfaces. “Rotary encoders with parallel interfaces have been sold under the FRABA and POSITAL brands...

2022-05-25
Unique in the world: Wachendorff encoder configurable via NFC

Unique in the world: Wachendorff encoder ...

Wachendorff: The new WDGN series of incremental encoders from Wachendorff Automation enables configuration of any pulse count from 1 I/U to 16,384 I/U via NFC. Depending on the equipment, Basic or Advance, further parameters can be set via APP...

2022-05-03
PCB-Scale for Inductive Encoder

PCB-Scale for Inductive Encoder

POSIC introduces two new scales for its popular ID1102L and ID4501L linear encoders. The short-range scale TPLS04 has a length of 26 mm, whereas the TPLS05 is 205 mm long. The scale’s width of 4.5 mm and thickness of 0.77 mm match nicely...

2022-03-30
Wachendorff’s WDGA series absolute encoders offer significant advantages for demanding precision measurement tasks

Wachendorff’s WDGA series absolute encoders ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Wachendorff’s WDGA series multi-turn absolute encoders are well-proven for their highly precise performance, robustness, and long working life for precision measurement and motion control applications across a broad range...

2022-03-25
POSITAL’s Explosion-Proof Rotary Encoders Receive ATEX/IECEx Certification

POSITAL’s Explosion-Proof Rotary Encoders ...

FRABA group: POSITAL’s explosion-proof IXARC rotary encoders have been certified to comply with ATEX/IECEx directives for Category 3 electrical products. These devices are suitable for use in Zone 2 and Zone 22 conditions (potential exposure...

2022-03-18
Industrial Ethernet Encoder: Absolute, Compact and Future ready

Industrial Ethernet Encoder: Absolute, Compact

SIKO GmbH: The term Industry 4.0 is on everyone’s mind. Industry 4.0 doesn’t just refer to the intelligent networking of sensors and machines, but rather to the possibility of providing solutions, which make your processes and...

2022-03-17
Compact 36mm absolute rotary encoders with analog Interface

Compact 36mm absolute rotary encoders with ...

SIKO GmbH: Whether in factory automation, process or medical technology, the complexity and uptime requirements are constantly increasing. This increases the demand for ever smarter sensors where limited space is available. With the new AV3650M...

2022-02-18
Smart sensor family for mobile machines

Smart sensor family for mobile machines

SIKO GmbH: Whether mobile elevating work platforms, mobile cranes or truck-mounted concrete pumps – mobile machines have to consistently function as smoothly, precisely and efficiently as possible. This requires smart sensors that can...

2022-02-11
Robust 36 mm encoder from Wachendorff

Robust 36 mm encoder from Wachendorff

Wachendorff: Wachendorff Automation now also has a heavy-duty variant in the very compact 36 mm design in its range of incremental encoders in the WDGP series, as well as absolute encoders in the WDGA series. This version is characterized by a...

2022-02-09
Robust magnetic encoders offer increased application flexibility: Wachendorff’s WDGP incremental encoders have freely definable pulse number

Robust magnetic encoders offer increased ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Wachendorff Automation, the encoder and measurement systems manufacturer, has launched a new variant of its well-proven industrial grade rotary encoders that feature a freely definable pulse count. The new WDGP series,...

2022-02-07
Bourns Introduces 12mm Dual Concentric Rotary Encoder Series Featuring Two Encoders in a Single Package

Bourns Introduces 12mm Dual Concentric Rotary ..

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, introduced a new 12mm dual concentric rotary encoder series that features two encoders in a single package. Bourns® Model PEC11D allows designers to specify a single...

2022-01-25
The big screen: special effects with the aid of absolute draw-wire encoders

The big screen: special effects with the ...

SIKO GmbH: Draw-wire encoders are not the kind of component that is normally associated with motion picture production. But what distinguishes the draw-wire encoders from SIKO GmbH, a leading manufacturer of sensors and positioning systems, and...

2022-01-24
Smart encoders: Cost-efficient connection and parameterization flexibility

Smart encoders: Cost-efficient connection ...

Baumer: Electrical and mechanical integration of encoders has become much easier and more economically viable. The new bearingless encoder EB200E from Baumer is proving this right. It can be compactly integrated on any axis without complex...

2022-01-11
Three in one –  Draw-wire encoders with integrated inclinometer for position, speed and inclination

Three in one – Draw-wire encoders with ...

SIKO GmbH: Mobile machines such as mobile cranes or mobile elevating work platforms are exposed to harsh environmental conditions that their components must withstand at all times. At the same time, installation space is at a premium, so the more...

2021-12-15
Position monitoring in free fall

Position monitoring in free fall

SIKO GmbH: Heavy machinery in specialist civil engineering requires precise and reliable components in order to be able to perform the respective functions reliably. The absolute rotary encoders WV58MR from SIKO GmbH, manufacturer of sensors and...

2021-12-08
Future ready: Compact absolute Rotary Encoder for Industry 4.0

Future ready: Compact absolute Rotary Encoder ..

SIKO GmbH: For decades absolute rotary encoders have been the „Go To” sensor in machines where exact position and/or speed feedback are required. Nowadays encoders provide much more than simple process data. They are key components in...

2021-12-03
Absolute position and speed data for automation and drive technology

Absolute position and speed data for ...

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. The high-resolution, non-contact absolute encoder MSA213K...

2021-11-29
POSITAL rotary encoders available in space-saving 27 mm-long housing

POSITAL rotary encoders available in ...

FRABA group: Position and motion sensor specialist POSITAL has announced new models of its popular IXARC rotary encoders with housings that are only 27 mm long. This reduced length, combined with a diameter of only 36 mm, means that these...

2021-10-26
Encoders with an SAE J1939 Interface

Encoders with an SAE J1939 Interface

Turck has extended its comprehensive encoder portfolio with new encoders featuring the SAE J1939 interface, which is particularly used in mobile equipment. The encoders are now available in Turck's Industrial and Efficiency Line as single or...

2021-09-24
Precise positioning with the LMSCA

Precise positioning with the LMSCA

Wachendorff: The German manufacturer Wachendorff Automation is expanding its product portfolio of length measuring systems. The new LMSCA system is extremely compact and yet extremely robust.The system is just 120 mm long and requires very little...

2021-08-31
POSITAL upgrades PROFINET interface for absolute rotary encoders

POSITAL upgrades PROFINET interface for ...

POSITAL has upgraded the performance of the PROFINET communications interface for their IXARC series of absolute encoders. The speed of the interface has been increased, reducing cycle time by a factor of eight (new:125 μs). In addition, new...

2021-08-27
POSITAL kit encoders certified for compliance with BiSS interface standards

POSITAL kit encoders certified for compliance ..

POSITAL has received certificates of compliance for its family of kit encoders that feature BiSS C interfaces. These encoders are designed to be installed in motors or drives, providing the control system with position feedback to over single- or...

2021-07-30
Position monitoring in free fall

Position monitoring in free fall

SIKO GmbH: Heavy machinery in specialist civil engineering requires precise and reliable components in order to be able to perform the respective functions reliably. The absolute rotary encoders WV58MR from SIKO GmbH, manufacturer of sensors and...

2021-07-13
More than DNV-GL: Rotary encoder for robust offshore applications

More than DNV-GL: Rotary encoder for robust ...

Baumer: For ships out in rough seas, the failure of machinery on deck means an end to the journey or considerably slowed maneuvers, including the associated high financial costs. For this reason, some components are often replaced every time the...

2021-07-02
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