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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
APPLICATION NOTE: Gibson Technology choose Variohm EuroSensor D-shaft throttle position sensors for Le Mans 2022

APPLICATION NOTE: Gibson Technology choose ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Based in Repton, Derbyshire, Gibson Technology is a world leading manufacturer of motorsports powertrains encompassing engines, electronics, and electronic gearshift systems. In abundant action across the globe supporting teams...

2022-08-17
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
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
Long travel position feedback with CAN SAE 1939 comms: Combilift’s CSS container loading system uses Variohm EuroSensor supplied cable extension transducers

Long travel position feedback with CAN SAE 1939

Variohm EuroSensor: Combilift, based in Co. Monaghan – Ireland, is the largest global manufacturer of multi-directional forklifts and an innovator and leader in long-load handling solutions. Its recently launched Combi- CSS (Container...

2022-04-12
Draw-wire sensors in waste management

Draw-wire sensors in waste management

Waycon: In Germany alone, waste management employs about 35,000 people with an annual turnover of 40.6 billion euros (as of 2021). The volume of waste generated in 2019 was about 417 million tonnes (476 kg of household waste and 194 kg of residual...

2022-03-31
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 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
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
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
New Novotechnik RFE-3200 angle sensor perfectly suits mobile machinery and off-highway position measurement

New Novotechnik RFE-3200 angle sensor ...

Variohm EuroSensor: New from the German sensor specialist and available in the UK from Variohm EuroSensor, RFE-3200 series angle sensors are built for precision rotary position sensing tasks in the harsh environments encountered in agricultural...

2021-09-08
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 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
Quality and Quantity – A Detailed Look at the Inertial Labs Kernel-100

Quality and Quantity – A Detailed Look at ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: The Kernel-100 is a compact and lightweight Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and Digital Tilt Sensor (DTS) that consists of precision tri-axis MEMS accelerometers and tri-axis MEMS gyroscopes. This industrial grade IMU measures linear...

2021-05-10
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
High Dynamic Inclinometers

High Dynamic Inclinometers

Turck: In its new generation of inclinometers Turck has combined accelerometer technology (MEMS) with gyroscope technology so that shocks and vibration can be masked out much more effectively than with conventional signal filters. The B1NF and...

2021-04-19
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
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
Harsh environment angle sensor for mobile machinery: Novotechnik’s new RSA-3200 touchless Hall technology angle sensor available from Variohm EuroSensor

Harsh environment angle sensor for mobile ...

Variohm EuroSensor: With its optimised design for harsh environment position sensing tasks on mobile machinery and equipment for construction, agriculture, forestry and haulage etc., Novotechnik’s new RSA-3200 series angle sensors offer a...

2021-01-06
Miniature contactless dual output angular sensor CP-2HX

Miniature contactless dual output angular sensor

Pewatron: CP-2HX is an only 7mm thick magnetic contacless sensor with dual crossed or parallel ratiometric outputs. Both circuits are independent with distinct power supply inputs for safety applications. A wide gap up to 3.5 mm simplifies the...

2020-12-21
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