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Linear encoders sense and digitize linear position change for positional measurement and feedback to control systems.
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RESOLUTE™ Series BiSS Output Readhead -- With RELA Invar Scale FASTRACK is a revolutionary track-mounted linear encoder scale system from Renishaw that combines ±5 µm/m accuracy with the ruggedness of stainless steel, and the quick and easy installation of a...
FASTTRACK™ Incremental Linear Encoder FASTRACK is a revolutionary track-mounted linear encoder scale system from Renishaw that combines ±5 µm/m accuracy, with the ruggedness of stainless steel, and the quick and easy installation of a...
TONiC™ Series Readhead and Interface -- With FASTRACK and RTLC Tape Scale Combining low SDE (Sub-Divisional Error) for smoother velocity control, ultra-low jitter (noise) for rock-solid positional stability and resolutions to 1 nm, TONiC offers impressive performance to match the high accuracy...
LinACE™ Absolute Linear Shaft Encoder LinACE™ is an extremely robust absolute linear cylindrical encoder system designed for integration into hydraulic, pneumatic and electromechanical actuators as a feedback element for position/velocity closed loop applications. Absolute position...
RESOLUTE™ Series BiSS Output Readhead -- With FASTRACK and RTLA Tape Scale RESOLUTE is a true absolute, fine pitch optical encoder system that has excellent dirt immunity, and an impressive specification that breaks new ground in position feedback. RESOLUTE is the world™s...
RESOLUTE™ Series BiSS Output Readhead -- With RSLA Stainless Steel Scale RSLA spar scale provides the performance of a fine pitch encoder system yet retains all of the benefits RESOLUTE. RSLA scale is available in defined lengths up to 10 m...
TONiC™ Series Readhead and Interface -- With RGSZ Tape Scale The compact readhead is complemented by the latest evolution of RGS gold tape scale, now featuring customer-selectable optical IN-TRAC„¢ reference marks (datum positions). Uniquely, these structures are directly embedded...
LM10 Series Readhead -- With MS10 Magnetic Scale The LM10 features a compact sealed readhead that rides at up to 1.5 mm from the self-adhesive magnetic strip scale, which brings 100 m travel. Simple to install, the LM10 features an...
LM15 Series Readhead -- With MS15 Magnetic Scale The LM15 features a compact sealed readhead that rides at up to 4 mm from the self-adhesive magnetic strip scale, which brings 100 m travel. Simple to install, the LM15 features an...
Linear Absolute Magnetic Encoder System -- LMA10 The LMA10 is an absolute magnetic linear encoder system which has been designed for motor control applications as a position and velocity control loop feedback element. The information carrier is...
SiGNUM™ Series Readhead and Interface -- With RSLM Stainless Steel Scale
TONiC™ Series Readhead and Interface -- With RSLM Stainless Steel Scale
The new RSLM stainless steel spar scale offers performance to rival fine pitch glass scales yet is available in lengths up to 10 m. RSLM offers a total accuracy (including slope...
RGH24 Series Readhead -- With RGS20-S Tape Scale The open, non-contact RGH24 readhead uses Renishaw's unique flexible 20 µm RGS20-S tape scale and offers resolutions to 10 nm. The compact RGH24 is ideal for use in microstages, actuators,...
RGH40 Series Readhead -- With RGS40-G Glass Scale The open, non-contact RGH40 readhead is designed for use with Renishaw's 40 µm RGS40-G glass scale or 40 µm RESR ring and offers resolutions to 50 nm Compact and robust...
RGH41 Series Readhead -- With RGS40-S Tape Scale The open, non-contact RGH41 readhead uses Renishaw's unique flexible 40 µm RGS40-S tape scale and offers resolutions to 50 nm. Compact and robust readhead with internal interpolation offers industry standard...
TONiC™ Series Readhead and Interface -- With RELM Invar Scale The RELM high accuracy scale offers high speed, non-contact performance, combined with advanced features including dynamic signal processing and the IN-TRAC„¢ auto-phase optical reference mark. RELM is extremely robust yet...
SiGNUM™ Series Readhead and Interface -- With RELM Invar Scale The RELM high accuracy scale offers high speed, non-contact performance, combined with advanced features including dynamic signal processing and the IN-TRAC„¢ auto-phase optical reference mark. RELM is extremely robust...
RGH26 Series serial comms Readhead -- With RGS20-S Tape Scale The RGH26 readhead is specifically for use with Mitsubishi's MELSERVO®- J2S/J3 series of servo amplifiers. Unlike other serial communication linear encoders, the RGH26 does not require a separate interface. The...
RoLin™ Linear Incremental Magnetic Encoder System The RoLinTM component level encoder system consists of an RLM readhead and a self-adhesive MS magnetic scale. The actuator is a periodically magnetised scale with a pole length of...
LM13 Series Readhead -- With MS10 Magnetic Scale The system consists of a compact readhead and a self-adhesive magnetic scale. Simple to install, the LM13 features an integral set-up LED on the readhead, wide installation tolerances and an...
TONiC™ UHV Vacuum Compatible Linear Encoder The TONiC UHV linear encoder readhead is compatible with Renishaw's high-accuracy linear scales with IN-TRAC™ optical reference marks, including RELM Invar® and RSLM stainless steel spar scales. These encoder...
RGH25F Series Readhead and REF Interface -- With RGS20-S Tape Scale UHV encoders compatible with vacuum pressures as low as 10-11 TORR. The RGH25F encoder system works with RGS20-S tape scale for both linear and partial arc applications. The RGH20F...
RGH34 Series Readhead and RGI Interface -- With RGS40-S Tape Scale Can be integrated into a range of micro systems High speed, reliable operation with zero friction and zero wear RGI34 interface processes signals from the RGH34 readhead into industry standard...
RGH34 Series Readhead and RGI Interface -- With RGS40-G Glass Scale Can be integrated into a range of micro systems High speed, reliable operation with zero friction and zero wear RGI34 interface processes signals from the RGH34 readhead into industry standard digital...
RGH22 Series Readhead -- With RGS20-S Tape Scale Compact and robust readhead with internal interpolation offers industry standard digital and analogue outputs Non-contact design offers high speed, reliable operation with zero friction and zero wear Integral set-up LED...
RGH20 Series Readhead -- With RSLR Stainless Steel Scale
RGH20F Series Readhead and REF Interface -- With RSLR Stainless Steel Scale
Compact readhead offers industry standard digital and analogue outputs Non-contact design offers high speed, reliable operation with zero friction and zero wear Readhead set-up LED simplifies installation Patented filtering optics...