encoders

Optical Vs. Magnetic Encoders: Which One to Choose

Many industries depend on encoders to measure motion. Sometimes, that makes the selection process a little challenging. Of the different types, optical rotary encoders and magnetic rotary encoders remain popular ...

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Encoders: Types and Their Applications

When it comes to monitoring or controlling motion, encoders play a significant role. However, because there’s more than one kind of motion, you can select the appropriate encoder accordingly. With ...

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Encoders for the Future of Elevator Technology

Soon, elevators will no longer require switches to monitor the brake release. Instead, rotary encoders from companies like Heidenhain will be replacing them. They offer positional feedback, so you can ...

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The Newly Launched Encoders By Renishaw – FORTiS

Global engineering and scientific technology company Renishaw has recently unveiled a new range of enclosed linear absolute encoders. The next-generation FORTiS absolute encoder series is ideal for demanding motion control ...

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Understanding Encoders: Integral Bearing vs. Without Integral Bearing

Some rotary encoders have integral bearings, and others do not have them. Knowing the differences between the different types of rotary encoders will help you make a more informed decision. ...

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