Product Announcement from POSITAL - FRABA
Absolute Position Sensors used in Construction Machinery and Off-road Equipment must not only be accurate, but also environmentally robust to provide the greatest safety and longevity.
POSITAL brand rotary encoders are already being used in large quantities in construction vehicles worldwide. For specific needs FRABA can offer Optical as well as Magnetic Absolute Rotary Encoders. These precise, cost efficient systems are well suited for the harsh weather conditions with ratings up to IP69K, high shock and vibration. An optional stainless steel housing provides protection in the most abusive marine environments.
Inclinometers from POSITAL likewise find their way into construction machinery for leveling-purposes and boom position feedback. Both high-resolution and low-cost versions are available for multitudes of applications, also rated up to IP69K.
The FRABA Group, as one of the leading manufacturers of high technology sensor and safety systems for industrial automation, is committed to excellence in quality and customer service. The headquarters are located in Cologne, Germany. The US subsidiary, FRABA Inc., began operations in summer 2000 to better meet the growing needs of the American encoder market. It is currently located in Hamilton, NJ. Additionally in 2009, FRABA Pte opened in Singapore, thereby providing total global support.
With the POSITAL product range, FRABA strengthens their leadership in absolute encoders, which they have developed for over thirty years. The POSITAL encoders utilize optical technology and integrated intelligence and combine high performance, high quality, and low cost. The FRABA experts support the standard interfaces (serial and parallel), as well as the new fieldbus interfaces like DeviceNet, Profibus, and Interbus. From robotics to steel-mills and packing machines, a wide variety of applications are positioned by POSITAL encoders all around the world.
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