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Rotary encoders

A selection of the latest product news, technical articles and application examples for the term Rotary 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
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
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
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
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
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
Compact encoder offers high speed motion synchronisation for PLCs: Wachendorff covers PROFINET IRT in its WDGA absolute encoder range

Compact encoder offers high speed motion ...

Variohm EuroSensor: As a recent addition to its PROFINET IRT protocol variants, Wachendorff’s WDGA 58F absolute magnetic encoder features a minimum bus cycle time of 125 μs which is eminently suited to tightly synchronised multi-axis...

2017-12-14
New HEIDENHAIN rotary encoders with safe hollow-shaft connection

New HEIDENHAIN rotary encoders with safe ...

HEIDENHAIN now offers its encoders of the ECN 400, EQN 400 and ERN 480 series also with a safe hollow shaft connection and mechanical fault exclusion. This rules out faults, such as slippage from a friction-type connection, that cannot be detected...

2017-06-07
Redundant, non-contact angle and distance measurement for mobile machines!

Redundant, non-contact angle and distance ...

SIKO GmbH: In the field of mobile commercial vehicles, safety requirements are increasing, especially within the EU. This presents not only suppliers, but also manufacturers of vehicles, with new challenges. In order to make it as easy as possible...

2017-04-04
Non-contacting rotary encoder for space-restricted installation: Contelec’s compact and durable Vert-X 05E available from Variohm EuroSensor

Non-contacting rotary encoder for space- ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Contelec’s ultra-compact and durable Vert-X 05E encoder perfectly suits precision rotary position control applications in heavy duty machinery where space is restricted and where simple installation and competitive cost...

2017-03-16
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