Encoder Selection: Find a Solution that Moves You

SCHAUMBURG, IL (July 2019) – As part of its ongoing “Customer First” initiative, HEIDENHAIN introduces the new multi-level online Encoder Selection Tool for automation. This new Encoder Selection Tool considers various industries and applications, and then suggests the brands with suitable options. HEIDENHAIN owns and markets position measurement components in North America from nine international […]

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[VIDEO] Different Types of Encoders and Their Applications

Updated 1/6/2021 Encoders play an integral role in almost every mechanical system that involves motion monitoring or control. There are a variety of types that work with different kinds of motion with different options for how they detect and communicate. Let’s explore some of the foundational elements and variables in the world of encoders: What […]

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ADS Uptime for Wireless Encoder Service Check-Up

Leine Linde’s next generation of condition monitoring systems for encoders—ADS Uptime—features a wireless service check-up through Bluetooth, and more.

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New Leine & Linde Linear Encoder for Toughest Environments

Leine & Linde, supplier of velocity feedback solutions and position feedback in heavy-duty industrial processes, releases a new robust linear absolute encoder series called the RLA 4000 to meet the needs of many tough environments.

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LTN’s Next Generation of Wind Turbine Slip Rings

SCHAUMBURG, IL (November 2018) – Within the wind turbine industry, double-fed asynchronous generators are dominate. In order to address the electromechanical connection needs of these turbines, LTN is proud to offer the SC168 slip ring, a robust slip ring with a universal-hole pattern for different generator types. The LTN SC168 is a low-maintenance slip ring […]

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Positioning Accuracy on the Gripper of a Robot Arm

The insertion of cylindrical tools into tool holders with a robot arm was a real challenge —and therefore a task made to measure.

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Heavy-Duty Motion Control Motor Needs in North America

Leine & Linde introduces a new bearingless encoder —the MRI 2850—for high horsepower electric motor applications using vector control.

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EtherNet/IP™ Encoders Rise to Oil & Gas Challenges

Schaumburg, IL  (April 2018) – EtherNet/IP™ encoders from Leine & Linde are available for oil and gas equipment applications, as they are certified for use in ATEX/IECEx zone 1/21 — areas where a high level of protection is needed such as in atmospheres with gas and dust. These encoders will be on exhibit at the […]

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Integrated Drive Motor for Smooth Motion Control

With its angle encoder modules named the MRP series, HEIDENHAIN has already given manufacturers of high-precision rotary axes enormous support in their design, assembly and alignment tasks. The integration of a torque motor with a very low detent torque is now the logical step forward in this solution. This unique combination, named the SRP series, […]

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