Dynapar Corp.: Absolute encoder

Oct. 25, 2016
Dynapar expands the Hengstler AI25 absolute encoder product line with the addition of the EtherCAT interface, making the AI25 one of the highest performance EtherCAT encoders in the market with best in class resolution, accuracy, design robustness and cycle times.

With the availability of the AI25 EtherCAT Encoder, users can now integrate into virtu­ally any system that uses the EtherCAT communication protocol, simplifying the design process and guaranteeing reliable communication.

The AI25 EtherCAT Encoder offers fast cycle times of 62.5 μs and the best single turn resolution (22 bit) in the market with absolute accuracy of ±35 in., making the encoder ideal for applications requiring accurate real time speed and position data such as robotics, packaging and high end motion control. With best in class 400 G shock and 30 G vibration ratings, the encoder is also suitable for rugged environments. Additionally, optional shaft seals and stainless steel housing offer increased protection. The encoder is available in several configurable options including hub bore or shafted mounting and resolution options up to a combined 32-bit resolution.

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