New Encoder Diagnostic Tool from Leine & Linde

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. – Leine and Linde has released an updated version of their ADS (Advanced Diagnostic System) encoder diagnostic tool. The new ADS Online is the company’s proprietary…

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New Compact, High-Accuracy Angle Encoder from HEIDENHAIN

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. – HEIDENHAIN’s newest angle encoder, the ERO 6000, features a flat design, no integral bearing and a small scanning head. It’s ideal for use in many…

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New Slim Linear Encoders from RSF

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. – RSF, whose sister company is HEIDENHAIN Corporation, introduces a new slim profile linear encoder series MSA 700 and 800 for metrology applications requiring protection from…

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Non-magnetic Encoders for High Magnetic Field Environments from NUMERIK JENA

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Jena, Germany – NUMERIK JENA, sister company of HEIDENHAIN, now offers a line of linear and rotary encoders that are non-magnetic and that have been tested in environments…

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Baumer HS35 Programmable Encoders deliver 60 Arcsecond accuracy

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Baumer has unveiled its latest HS35 family of incremental hollow shaft encoders, which include a fully-programmable version, for speed control applications and heavy-duty positioning. The rugged encoders are…

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Baumer launches compact absolute encoder series MHAD

Monday, November 28, 2011

Baumer ( has unveiled its small absolute encoder series MHAD, which seamlessly combines the functional capabilities of an absolute encoder with the product benefits of narrow dimensions. With…

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BEI’s HS52 explosion proof rotary encoder revealed

Friday, October 21, 2011

BEI Sensors ( has unveiled a space-saving and ultra rugged industrial encoder that meets the required standards and certifications for use in potentially explosive environments. Model HS52 is…

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Incremental encoders

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Incremental encoders, like absolute encoders, are used to track motion as well as to determine speed and position. Incremental encoders generally supply square-wave signals in two channels, A…

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Absolute encoders

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Encoders can be either absolute or incremental. Absolute encoders have a unique code for each shaft position. Or in other words, every position of an absolute encoder is…

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Magnetic Tape Encoders for Speed and Position Monitoring

Friday, August 12, 2011

Southington, Conn. – Baumer’s HDMag line of high-precision, bearing-less and contact-free magnetic tape encoders is suited for speed and position monitoring on large diameter shafts. Replacing expensive and complicated…

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