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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
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
High-accuracy inclination sensor in robust stainless steel housing

High-accuracy inclination sensor in robust ...

ASM Sensors: The MEMS-based inclination sensor positilt® PTM29 measures inclination in the range of +/-180° with one axis and in the range of +/-60° with two axes. With a linearity deviation of 0.05° and a resolution of 0.001°...

2020-11-10
The Inertial Labs Kernel-100 Measures Linear Accelerations and Angular Rates with Low Noise and Very Good Repeatability

The Inertial Labs Kernel-100 Measures Linear ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: The Kernel-100 is a revolutionary compact, self-contained strapdown industrial-grade inertial measurement system that measures linear acceleration and angular rates with three-axis MEMS accelerometers and three-axis MEMS gyroscopes....

2020-10-28
As small as a finger: Magnetic angle sensor fits into door hinges

As small as a finger: Magnetic angle sensor ...

ASM Sensors: Narrow and slim installation spaces in industrial applications require special sensor designs. Furthermore, these sensors often have to withstand harsh environmental conditions such as humidity, dirt and intensive cleaning processes....

2020-10-12
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