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(January, 2012)


OCD Encoder

Rotary Encoders with the Absolute Advantage

POSITAL absolute rotary encoders provide precise and unambiguous measurements of the angular position of rotating components. (By comparison, incremental encoders simply send out a signal whenever the shaft rotates a specific amount, leaving the control system to 'keep track' of absolute position). Up to 65,536 steps/turn, ranges to 16,384 revolutions.
(Monday, January 9)

 

MCD Analog Encoder

POSITAL Rotary Encoders with Analog Interface

POSITAL MCD absolute rotary encoders with an analog interface are a great alternative to traditional potentiometers for simple control systems. Non-contacting magnetic technology means that there is no loss of accuracy due to wear. Voltage or current outputs and field-programmable measurement range by pushbuttons on casing. IP69K sealing.
(Tuesday, January 10)

 

ACS Inclinometer

Rugged and Versatile Inclinometers for Motion Control

POSITAL ACCELENS inclinometers are designed to help control systems accurately position mobile equipment such as cranes, lifts, booms, construction equipment and military vehicles. Available in 2-axis (+/- 80 degree) or single axis (0-360 degree) versions. Analog (voltage or current), Serial (SSI) or DeviceNet/ CANopen interfaces. Fully sealed casings.
(Wednesday, January 11)

 

OPT Motion Sensor

POSITAL Sensors for Length and Speed Measurement

POSITAL's OPTIPACT motion sensors use an optical measurement technology that provides accurate displacement and velocity measurement for a wide range of surfaces: rough or smooth, hard or soft, hot, wet, even sticky! With no contact between the sensor and the surface, there are no problems with damage to delicate materials.
(Thursday, January 12)

 

ACS_Industrial_Analog

Inclinometers with Scalable Analog output

POSITAL ACCELENS inclinometers are now available with analog output that can be 'scaled' electronically so that the full voltage or current range exactly matches the anticipated range of tilt angles that will be encountered by the instrument. This can enhance the accuracy of simple analog control systems.
(Friday, January 13)

 

Vitector safety edge

VITECTOR Safety Edges - for a Safer Workplace

FRABA's VITECTOR safety edges are designed to be mounted on the edges of large, moveable objects - doors, robot arms etc. Safety edges sense when the moving object comes into contact with a person or object and send an alarm to the control system. EN ISO 13849-1 and UL 325-2010 certified.
(Monday, January 16)

 

MCD HD

Rugged Encoders for the Harshest Environments

POSITAL's Heavy-Duty MAGNETOCODE rotary encoders can survive the toughest conditions: shock and vibration, high shaft loads, high-pressure water jets (IP69K). Single- or multi-turn. Analog, SSI, CANopen interfaces. Ideal for off-road equipment, military vehicles and marine environments.
(Tuesday, January 17)

 

OCD Encoder

Compact encoders with all the best connections

POSITAL's OPTOCODE encoders with interfaces for EtherNet/IP and PROFINET IRT networks are ideal for sophisticated motion control such as packaging lines, cartoning machines or anywhere else accuracy, precision and reliability are needed. Need speed? Cycle times are less than 10 ms. Compact size simplifies installation in tight spaces.
(Wednesday, January 18)

 

Analog MCD

Digital Encoders with Scalable Analog Output

POSITAL MAGNETOCODE rotary encoders are available with analog output that can be 'scaled' electronically so that the full voltage or current range exactly matches the anticipated range of rotation that will be encountered. This can enhance the accuracy of simple analog control systems.
(Thursday, January 19)

 

MDW Draw-wire linear sensor

POSITAL Draw-Wire Sensors for Accurate Motion Control

MDW draw-wire sensors combine a rugged and reliable magnetic rotary encoder with a heavy-duty wire spool mechanism to provide accurate measurement of linear motion over a 6.9 foot range. Ideal for medical equipment, production assembly or packing machinery. CANopen, analog or SSI interfaces.
(Friday, January 20)