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Encoders: Industry News

Diabetes, Heidenhain and the Story of a Dog Named Pickles

Heidenhain supports a worthy cause through the Ron & Vicki Santo Diabetic Alert Dog Foundation.

New Distributor for Heidenhain in Texas

Lighthouse Global Energy specializes in applications of their rugged Leine & Linde encoders.


Encoders: Products

Hollow-Shaft Encoders Provide Functional Machine Safety

Ideal for quick machine shut-off in dangerous situations, ECN/EQN/ERN 400 connection encoders from Heidenhain use a new shaft coupling for mechanical fault exclusion when connecting to the user’s machine shaft.

Third Generation Absolute Inductive Encoders Increase Safety

With improved vibration specifications, a more durable multi-turn gearbox and increased permissible axial motion of the shaft, ExI 1100 series rotary encoders from Heidenhain are ideal for automation and robotics safety-related applications up to SIL 3, Category 4 PL e.

Measure Delicate Medical Materials with Accuracy, Not Force

Using optical encoder technology to maintain thermal stability and a high accuracy of ±0.2 µm, the Zero-Force Metro Length Gauge from Heidenhain is ideal for measuring malleable materials in medical devices.