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Encoders

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

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...

2021-12-06
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
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...

2021-11-26
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...

2021-11-23
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
New video from Novotechnik: Rotary position sensors for mobile machinery

New video from Novotechnik: Rotary position ...

Variohm EuroSensor: As mechanisation and automation systems for mobile machinery used in construction, agriculture, municipal and related industries become progressively more sophisticated, the need for fit for purpose position sensor technology...

2021-06-08
New Encoder Portfolio

New Encoder Portfolio

Balluff: In industrial applications, process cycles are precisely timed. In order to meet them, the control of rotational and conveyor speeds as well as the exact positioning of workpieces is essential. The new rotary encoders from Balluff...

2021-06-07
Phoenix America’s R2 series absolute rotary position sensors suit heavy duty position feedback tasks

Phoenix America’s R2 series absolute rotary ...

Variohm EuroSensor: R2 series absolute angle sensors from Phoenix America provide accurate and environmentally robust 12-bit resolution position measurement with standard or user-specified output curves from 60⁰ to 360⁰ total range. Available...

2021-05-10
Bourns Introduces Advanced Hybrid Position Sensor Designed for Certain Harsh Environment RS-485-based Applications

Bourns Introduces Advanced Hybrid Position ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, introduced an innovative hybrid position sensor for RS-485-based applications in certain harsh environments. Designed to meet the specifications of heavy-duty applications...

2021-04-29
Smallest CANopen rotary encoder for medical technology and mobile automation

Smallest CANopen rotary encoder for medical ...

Baumer: It is often difficult to integrate the rotary encoder in applications with moving parts and limited installation space. However, precise position measurement in the smallest possible design is essential especially in medical technology or...

2021-04-28
POSITAL Precision Magnetic Encoders – Available with BiSS-C Communications Interface

POSITAL Precision Magnetic Encoders ...

FRABA group: POSITAL’s IXARC high-precision magnetic absolute rotary encoders will be available with a BiSS-C interface. Encoders with this interface are ideal for commutation and position feedback on BLDC servo motors and are also an...

2021-04-27
POSITAL Measuring Wheels: Linear Position and Speed Sensing with Rotary Encoders

POSITAL Measuring Wheels: Linear Position ...

FRABA group: POSITAL’s measuring wheel accessories for its IXARC family of rotary encoders enables these devices to make accurate linear motions and position measurements. “Encoders are great for measuring rotation”, comments...

2021-03-30
Bourns Announces New Sealed Absolute Rotary Encoder Series

Bourns Announces New Sealed Absolute Rotary ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced a new Sealed Absolute Rotary Encoder Series. Featuring an IP64 shaft seal rating that delivers an enhanced IP (Ingress Protection) level and a superior...

2021-03-09
APPLICATION NOTE: Phoenix America’s robust, high resolution magnetic rotary encoder technology now available from Variohm EuroSensor

APPLICATION NOTE: Phoenix America’s robust, ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Following its recent acquisition by the Variohm Group, Phoenix America’s unique range of magnetic encoders and sensor components are now fully available from sensor and measurement specialist Variohm EuroSensor. With UK-...

2021-03-03
A world first: multiturn encoder for micro motors

A world first: multiturn encoder for micro ...

FRABA group: Performance in a tiny package! That is what makes POSITAL’s new 22 mm multiturn kit encoders special. These high precision multiturn absolute position feedback devices clear the way to exciting new possibilities for miniature...

2021-01-29
Fast IO-Link Encoders with COM3

Fast IO-Link Encoders with COM3

Turck has expanded its comprehensive encoder portfolio and is also now offering encoders with an IO-Link interface in the Efficiency and Industrial Lines. IO-Link models are thus now also available in the other two categories in addition to the...

2020-12-14
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
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