Different Types of Encoders and Their Applications

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 Does an […]

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Patient Comfort and Functional Safety

HEIDENHAIN offers reliable, highly-accurate solutions for medical technology, such as patient positioning or position measurement in automated laboratories.

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New video illustrates breakthrough in lab automation design

Achieving the high throughput and extraordinary accuracy necessary for lab automation—liquid handling, DNA sequencing and sample analysis to name a few—is extremely challenging. But now, a groundbreaking partnership between HEIDENHAIN, ETEL and IMT are changing lab automation design forever.

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3 Biomedical Engineering Trends that are Saving Lives

From unprecedented DNA sequencing capabilities to flawless robotic surgeries and other automated treatments, doctors and medical laboratories have more life-saving innovations at their disposal than ever before.

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Popular LIF 400 Linear Encoder Family Enhanced

HEIDENHAIN’s LIF 400 family of encoders has been redesigned with several improvements. The updates to this exposed linear kit style encoder originated from listening to customer requests over the years, and now comes with much improved contamination resistance, among other enhancements.

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Unique microfluidics manufacturing process enables jaw-dropping biomedical feats

Microfluidics, or lab-on-a-chip technology, is a powerful tool that sits at the intersection of biotechnology, automation and functional integration.

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RSF Elektronik Launches the MC 15 Encoder

RSF Elektronik has provided an absolute upgrade path for customers using the MS 15 linear encoder or for those who would like to design in absolute linear measurement technology in price-sensitive applications.

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NUMERIK JENA’s New Absolute Linear Encoders

NUMERIK JENA, known for high quality smaller package-size linear and rotary encoders, has now developed two families of absolute linear encoders to fit into tight spaces.

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Modular RENCO Encoder is Well Suited for Blood Pumps in Medical Industry

HEIDENHAIN’s RENCO brand RCML15 rotary encoder has been widely used as a preferred feedback solution in automated medical devices throughout the world, and is now commonly found in motors being made for blood pumps too.

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