Products & Services

See also: Categories | Featured Products | Technical Articles | More Information
Page: 1 2 Next

Conduct Research Top

  • Optical Rotary Encoders: The Basics
    On every factory, and on every shop floor, something is rotating and someone wants to monitor it. Enter the optical rotary encoder. Encoders transform mechanical rotary motion into a sequence of electrical pulses, which are in turn monitored for display or control functions through a counter
  • Optical Incremental and Absolute Rotary Encoders
    The purpose of an encoder is to act as a position feedback device as part of an integrated control system. The encoder is an electro-optomechanical device that attaches to a rotating shaft providing angular position information to a counter or controller. An optical encoder uses a code disk
  • Optical Shaft Encoders
    Rotary and linear optical encoders are common in position and motion sensing. Here, a disc or plate containing opaque and transparent segments passes between an LED and detector to interrupt a light beam. All rotary encoders consist of a light source, light detector, code wheel, and signal
  • Motion control and Optical encoders
    offers up to 18-bit resolution in a single-turn system or 36-bit in multiturn versions. The largest diameter hollow-shaft multiturn encoder measures 2 in. in diameter, with an overall housing diameter of only 4.56 in. Its multiturn resolution ranges up to 25 bits. Optical rotary encoders are the most
  • How Does an Optical Encoder Work?
    The Optical Encoders typically consist of a rotating and a stationary member. The rotor is usually a metal, glass, or a plastic disc mounted on the encoder shaft. The disc has some kind of optical pattern, which is electronically decoded to generate position information. The rotor disc in absolute
  • Rotary encoders for motors
    Constant-speed ac-induction motors don't really hold a constant speed. In an optical encoder, an LED typically shines light through a code disk and mask to illuminate a photodetector assembly. The slots in the disk and mask form a shutter that passes or blocks the light beam as the code disk
  • Re-Inventing the Rotary Encoder: The No-Compromise IXARC from POSITAL
    Designers of motion control or industrial automation systems who need to measure the. rotation of shafts or other mechanical components have had two types of rotary. encoders to choose from. Encoders based on optical measurement technologies can. provide high levels of precision and dynamic
  • Encoder Resolves to within 5 arc-sec
    functions to handle the accuracy and resolution demanded from industry. An example of advances in encoder technology comes from ). The Dignalizer is an absolute optical rotary encoder with 36-bit resolution in a multiturn configuration. It can measure 262,144 pulses (2 ) per revolution over 262,144

More Information Top

Lock Indicates content that may require registration and/or purchase. Powered by IHS Goldfire