Linear Encoders for Length Measurement

Nothing beats the positioning accuracy of linear encoders from HEIDENHAIN. Available in absolute and incremental versions and ideal for a variety of applications—including machine tools, semiconductor machines and medical machines—these measuring solutions combat a variety of issues that erode precision.

Why HEIDENHAIN Linear Encoders?

  • Eliminate machine tool position errors caused by thermal expansion, deformation of the drive mechanics, pitch issues and more
  • High long-term speed stability
  • Sturdy construction and high resistance to vibration
  • Finer signal periods offer highest interpolation accuracy
  • Compact, lightweight and easy to install
  • Durable and dependable—functions properly even after many years of operation
  • Sealed or enclosed linear designs available

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