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POSITAL Programmable Incremental Rotary Sensors August 5, 2015

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POSITAL has launched a new line of incremental rotary encoders for the motion control and industrial automation markets. These devices are programmable, which means that performance characteristics such as resolution (number of pulses per turn) and incremental pulse direction (A before B or B before A) can be modified by simply changing firmware parameters. The characteristics of the output driver can similarly be set to either Push-Pull (HTL) or RS422 (TTL).

Posital Fraba Programmable Rotary Encoder

Posital Fraba Programmable Rotary Encoder

The new incremental encoders are based on magnetic measurement technology and are compact, rugged and highly resistant to shock and vibration loadings. Resolution can be set anywhere in the range of 1 to 16,384 pulses per turn. They are also available with high performance seals that make them suitable for use in the most extreme environmental conditions.

Like other POSITAL motion and position sensors, the new incremental encoders are available in a very large number of mechanical configurations. Buyers can choose from an industry-leading range of features and options using POSITAL’s online Product Finder tool, then have the appropriate products built to order in less than two weeks.

Click on the link below to view the datasheet on Posital’s line of programmable incremental rotary encoders-

http://www.electromate.com/pdf_lib/Posital%20Fraba/Posital_Catalog.pdf

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Warren Osak
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Tags:   Posital, Fraba, Servo2Go, Incremental Encoder, Absolute Encoder, Magnetic Encoder, Heavy Duty Encoder, IP68, IP69K, Hybrid Encoder, Programmable Encoder

New TILTIX Inclinometer with Modbus RTU Interface January 7, 2015

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Robust and Cost Efficient Tilt Monitoring

Posital Inclinometer

Posital Inclinometer

POSITAL TILTIX inclinometers are now available with a new communication interface, Modbus RTU. Modbus RTU protocols, which are openly published and royalty-free, have emerged as a de-facto standard for simple, robust and cost-efficient data acquisition and control systems built around standard PLCs. Modbus RTU nodes can be connected together through RS-485 serial connections with up to 32 devices connected to the bus.

Features include:

  • Full 360° Single Axis or Dual Axis ±80°
  • Shock Immunity up to 100 g
  • Tough Fiber-reinforced PBT and Heavy Duty Die-cast Aluminum Housings Available
  • Programmable Measurement Resolution, Zero Setting and Direction via API
  • Ideal for Solar Tracking Applications

Click on the link below to view the datasheet on the TILTIX inclinometers-

Click to access Posital_Catalog.pdf

For more information, please contact:

EDITORIAL CONTACT:
Warren Osak
sales@servo2go.com
Toll Free Phone:  877-378-0240
Toll Free Fax:       877-378-0249
www.servo2go.com

 

Tags:   Posital, Fraba, Servo2Go, Encoder, Absolute Encoder, Inclinometer, Programmable Encoder, Incremental Encoder, Linear Sensor, Inclinometer, TILTIX inclinometers

The POSITAL Advantage – Over 130,000 Varieties of Sensors! November 25, 2014

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The POSITAL Advantage: Modularity and Mass-Customization

Posital Fraba Encoders

Posital Fraba Encoders

Until now, users of position and motion sensors have had to choose between low-cost standardized products and more expensive custom-built items.  For cost-sensitive applications, sensor builders have adopted mass production techniques, building large runs of identical products.  The rotation sensors used in automotive ABS and stability control systems are good examples of high-volume, mass produced items.  For more demanding customers – such as machine builders creating complex industrial automation and motion control systems – sensor manufacturers have often relied on a more craft-based approach, with expert machinists building custom-designed products in in small batch quantities.  These specialized items are more expensive than their mass-produced counterparts and usually take far longer to be delivered. However, for the specialist machine builder, getting instruments that meet their exact requirements can often be more cost-effective than adapting a not-quite-right unit.

POSITAL has broken down the “inexpensive but inflexible” vs. “customized but costly” divide by developing a new mass-customized approach to sensor design and fabrication.  This approach centers on a highly modular device architecture.  Sensing elements, controlling microprocessors, housings, communications interfaces, mounting hardware etc. are all designed to be – as far as possible – interchangeable modules.  Thus, for example, if the buyer of a rotary encoder requires a POSITAL IXARC multi-turn magnetic encoder with a stainless-steel housing, IP67-rated seals, a 10 mm solid shaft and a CANopen communications interface, the technician responsible for assembling the device can simply select the appropriate sub-components from inventory and put them together.  This approach means that FRABA can offer an extremely large number of possible variations on their basic sensor designs – over 135,000 models currently!Moreover, special configurations can be built and delivered quickly – usually within a few days of receiving an order.

FRABA’s modular approach to sensor fabrication is supported by a highly computerized manufacturing control system.  Assembly technicians are provided with step-by-step instructions that guide them through the assembly process.  (These instructions are in graphical form, which avoids communications problems with a multi-lingual workforce.) The production control system also tracks each item from the time an order is received, recording information about construction, QA testing, calibration and shipping.

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For more information, please contact:

EDITORIAL CONTACT:
Warren Osak
sales@servo2go.com
Toll Free Phone:  877-378-0240
Toll Free Fax:       877-378-0249
www.servo2go.com

Tags:   Posital, Fraba, Servo2Go, Encoder, Absolute Encoder, Inclinometer, Programmable Encoder, Incremental Encoder, Linear Sensor