Encoders On The Job: Duff Norton Charlotte, NC
In this addition of Encoders on the job, we take a trip to Charlotte, North Carolina, where we visit
Duff Norton Headquarters for design and manufacturing. Here we get to see our Model 15T Thru Bore encoder being used for motion control on four heavy duty railcar lifting jacks.
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The Basics Of How An Encoder Works
Before you can fully understand how an encoder works, you should first understand what an encoder is and what it does. An encoder is a sensing device that provides feedback from the physical world-- it converts motion to an electrical signal which can be read by some type of control device, such as a counter or PLC. The control device can then use that signal to control a conditional event, such as activating a print head to create a mark at a specific location.
There are several variables to consider when choosing an encoder. The most common are mounting style, resolution, output type, frequency response, accuracy, and electrical connections. Environment also plays a role: specifically, encoders must withstand a range of conditions such as moisture and dust that can seep into internal optics and electronics. Sealed encoders are available to address this. Encoders are also available that address other environmental conditions, including exposure to corrosive and caustic chemicals and ambient temperatures that reach up to 120° C.
Encoder Products Company Introduces the Programmable Model 25SP Encoder
Encoder Products Company (EPC), a leading designer and worldwide manufacturer of motion sensing devices, has introduced the all new Model 25SP – a programmable encoder in the industry-standard Size 25 package (2.5" x 2.5", or 63.5 mm). Contained with...22 Nov 2016
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