BAUMER OFFERS FAMILY OF ETHERNET-READY ENCODERS
November 13, 2012
Southington, Conn. -- November 13 2012. For industrial automation applications, Baumer offers a family of
Ethernet-ready encoders designed to interface seamlessly with EtherCAT, Profinet, PowerLink and Ethernet/IP controllers.
The Baumer line also includes "power over EtherCAT" encoder products that require only a single cable for data exchange and
The Baumer product portfolio supports all common industrial Ethernet interfaces and includes shaft or hollow-shaft configurations.
Magnetic or optical sensing technologies are available along with single- and multi-turn capabilities. Magnetic encoders are
optimally suited for applications in harsh, dusty or damp environments and are capable of withstanding exposure to high shock
(300 G's) and high vibration.
Optical absolute encoders provide highly accurate motion feedback data with single turn resolutions to 18 bits and multi-turn
capabilities up to 31 bits. These highly versatile units feature a modular bus cover that can remain live even if the base encoder
is de-coupled from the bus cover. Baumer Ethernet-ready encoders are used in a wide range of automated applications including
metal processing, laser cutting, packaging, material handling, lumber/wood processing and other industrial process control
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