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CUI: Shaft Incremental Encoders (MES12-2000PST Series) CUI: Shaft Incremental Encoders (MES12-2000PST Series)

20 mm, 4000 ~ 32000 PPR, Square Wave, Incremental, Optical Shaft Encoder

Avago: Miniature Panel-Mount Housed Encoders (HRPG Series) Avago: Miniature Panel-Mount Housed Encoders (HRPG Series)

HRPG Series Miniature Panel-Mount Housed Encoders

Description

  • Family of miniature panel-mount optical encoders and digital potentiometers

  • Can be mounted on a front panel and used as a rotary, data entry device

  • Multiple configuration options accommodate a variety of different applications

  • Available options include: detents or smooth, multiple terminations, versatile mounting capabilities, and different shaft configurations

  • Uses optical reflective technology

  • Single IC detector circuit makes the part less sensitive to temperature and other environmental variations

Features

  • Miniature size

  • Smooth turning and detented options

  • Multiple mounting bracket options

  • Quadrature digital output

  • Small footprint for versatile mounting

  • TTL compatible output

  • Up to 120CPR

  • 5 V operation

  • 0°C to 70°C operating temperature

  • Up to 300RPM rotation speed

Housed Encoders

Avago has been making encoder modules previously used in US Digital kit encoders for over 25 years. If you are being forced to change because US Digital no longer uses Avago encoder modules, come get your US Digital replacement kit encoder from the original source: Avago Technologies.

Avago is proud to offer a full range of standard and custom housed encoders and kit encoders to meet your technical specifications. These housed and kit encoders utilize the encoder modules described in the other sections of the Avago Motion Control Encoder web site. A variety of standard housed encoders are available for purchase from inventory, or we can customize a solution for your application.

Many popular encoders such as the US Digital E2 Series and US Digital E5 Series can be replaced with Avago housed kit encoders. The HEDC-55xx/56xx Series can be used as direct replacements for the US Digital E5 Series kit encoders. Avago also has replacements for encoders from Renco such as the RCML15, R22i, and R35i.

Renco: Incremental Encoder ( R35i Series) Renco: Incremental Encoder ( R35i Series)

• Small size 35mm [1.38 inch]

• Line count up to 10,000

SICK: Incremental Fixed Count Encoders (DBS50 Series) SICK: Incremental Fixed Count Encoders (DBS50 Series)

TTL/ RS-422, HTL/push pull andOpen Collector NPN

MicroE: Optical Linear Encoders (OPSâ„¢ Series) MicroE: Optical Linear Encoders (OPS™ Series)

MicroE: Optical Linear Encoders (OPS™ Series)

Compact | Precision Encoders for the World’s Machines and Instruments

OPS Series encoders deliver high performance and feature built-in interpolation and AGC, ensuring optimal performance and reliability. OPS can be configured with optical limits to reduce cabling and works with cut-to-length linear tape and linear and rotary glass scales, minimizing total cost of ownership.

Product Benefits:

Easy Installation

  • Wide alignment tolerance

  • 100% optical index and limits reduces cabling and footprint

  • Flexible mounting configurations

  • Same sensor for tape and glass scales

  • Intuitive tools

High Performance

  • Built-in interpolation and AGC

  • High resolution and accuracy

  • Low cyclical error and low jitter

  • Low power consumption

Model: OPS

Resolutions from 1µm to 50nm, A-quad-B digital interface with index and limits, accuracy to +/-3 µm/m, top mount configuration.

Model: OPS-SM

Resolutions from 1µm to 50nm, A-quad-B digital interface with index and limits, accuracy to +/-3 µm/m, side mount configuration and optional FlexFit adaptor.

Model No.: OPS-SM-20, OPS-SM-40, OPS-SM-200, OPS-SM-400

MicroE: Optical Linear Encoders (MTEâ„¢ Series) MicroE: Optical Linear Encoders (MTE™ Series)

MicroE: Optical Linear Encoders (MTE™ Series)

Compact | Precision Encoders for the World’s Machines and Instruments

MTE Series units, optimized for use with tape scales, are energy efficient linear encoders that install quickly without any alignment tools. The miniature sensor can be top mounted or side mounted. Compact tape scales install quickly and are available with factory-encoded optical index.

Resolutions from 5µm to 1µm, A-quad-B digital interface with index, linearity of +/-10 µm/m; Basic unit is top mount, with side mount and FlexFit brackets available.

Product Benefits:

Compact Footprint

  • Miniature encoder

  • Compact tape scale

Energy Efficient

  • Low power consumption

Easy Installation

  • Wide alignment tolerances

  • Top or side mount options

  • Cut-to-length CET scale

  • No external alignment tools

Status LED in the Sensor

  • Indicates system health

Model No.: MTE-04-1, MTE-04-2, MTE-04-5, MTE-08-1, MTE-08-2, MTE-08-5, MTE-20-1, MTE-20-2, MTE-20-5, MTE-40-1, MTE-40-2, MTE-40-5

RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 15 Series) RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 15 Series)

RSF Elektronik: MS 15 Series

(Exposed Linear Encoder with Singlefield Scanning)

Features:

  • Small dimensions

  • System resolution: 2 µm - 0.1 µm

  • Indication of signal quality directly at the scanning head via 3-coloured LED

  • Easy mounting without additional test box

  • Easy mounting as a result of large mounting tolerances

  • High insensitivity to contamination by use of an extensive singlefield scanning principle

  • Output signals: TTL, sinus 1 Vpp

  • High traversing speed

  • Reference mark (accurate and repeatable from both traversing directions) Position selectable by customer

  • Integrated subdividing electronics in the encoder head: for up to times 100 interpolation(before quadrature)

  • Max. measuring length: 20 000 mm

  • Two independent switch signals (optical) for individual special functions

Overview:

For special requirements like closed loop, speed control, highest accuracy and others it is important to minimize the interpolation errors.

Historically, the small grating periods used had the disadvantages of smaller mounting gaps and very tight overall mounting tolerances. The MS 15 series encoders´ 40 μm grating period minimizes interpolation errors but can be mounted with a large gap and liberal mounting tolerances.

A drawback of many exposed Linear Encoders is their sensitivity to dirt and contamination on the scale.

The MS 15 series encoders´ unique optical design minimizes the effect of dirt and contamination normally associated with the exposed Linear Encoders.

The MS 15 series utilizes a unique scanning principle which allows high traversing speeds (up to 10 m/s), large mounting tolerances and contamination on the scale.

Reference marks, accurate and repeatable from both traversing directions, are standard.

The position of the reference mark can be selected by the customer.

A wide range of interpolation electronics, integrated into the encoder head, enables resolutions up to 100 nm.

Square-wave signals, single ended, or via Line Driver RS 422, are provided at the output of the encoder head.

Units with sinusoidal output, 1Vpp, are also available.

Two end of travel optical switch signals are available directly out of the reader head. The end of travel signal locations can be easily set by the user.

Due to recent advancements in technology, all of these benefits are now available in a small package design.

Scanning Principle:

The model MS 15 series incremental Linear Encoder system works with the imaging, photoelectric measuring principle and a singlefield reflective scanning method.

The regulated light of an infrared LED is collimated by a condenser lens and passes through the grid of the reticle. After being reflected from the scale, the infrared LED generates a periodic intensity distribution on the structured sensor. The sensor generates high quality sinusoidal signals which are highly insensitive to possible contaminations. The regulation of the LED ensures a constant light output, guaranteeing stability in the case of temperature fluctuations as well as with long-run operation.

Model No.: MS 15.04, MS 15.24, MS 15.44, MS 15.54, MS 15.64, MS 15.74, MS 15.84, MS 15.94

RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 170 Series) RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 170 Series)

RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 170 Series)

Sealed linear encoders are particularly predestined for applications in automation and production technology. They are ideally suited for metrology, printing and robotics, especially in applications where protection for the scale and reading head is required.


Fields of Application:

Enclosed Linear Encoders are particularly suitable for use in situations which demand a high level of precision and efficiency despite harsh ambient conditions including coolant and lubricant ingress or soiling by shavings, filings or dust.


Performance
Characteristics:

  • Compact measuring unit with optical scanning

  • Scale and reading head are protected by aluminum housing and sealing lips from soiling

  • Simple assembly

  • Patented coupling system between scanning carriage and scanning head allows greater assembly tolerances - without compromising precision

  • Reproducible thermal performance

  • Detachable connection cable


Typical Applications:

  • Machine tools: Turning, milling and grinding machines, erosion machines, press brakes

  • Electronics manufacturing: Circuit board drilling and milling, screen-printing systems,

  • Measurement technology: Microscope, measuring stage, presetting device

  • Linear units and drives

  • Rapid prototyping


Features:

  • System resolution: 0.1-5.0 µm

  • Very small cross-sectional profile

  • Scale unit: glass

  • Grating pitch: 20 µm

  • Miniaturized system

  • Measuring length: up to 520 mm


Model No.: MSA 170.03, MSA 170.23, MSA 170.53, MSA 170.63, MSA 170.73, MSA 170.83

RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 7xx Series) RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 7xx Series)

RSF ELEKTRONIK: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 7xx Series)

Sealed Linear Encoders with Fixed Connecting Cable

Sealed linear encoders are particularly predestined for applications in automation and production technology. They are ideally suited for metrology, printing and robotics, especially in applications where protection for the scale and reading head is required.


Fields of Application:

Enclosed Linear Encoders are particularly suitable for use in situations which demand a high level of precision and efficiency despite harsh ambient conditions including coolant and lubricant ingress or soiling by shavings, filings or dust.


Performance
Characteristics:

  • Compact measuring unit with optical scanning

  • Scale and reading head are protected by aluminum housing and sealing lips from soiling

  • Simple assembly

  • Patented coupling system between scanning carriage and scanning head allows greater assembly tolerances - without compromising precision

  • Reproducible thermal performance

  • Detachable connection cable


Typical Applications:

  • Machine tools: Turning, milling and grinding machines, erosion machines, press brakes

  • Electronics manufacturing: Circuit board drilling and milling, screen-printing systems

  • Measurement technology: Microscope, measuring stage, presetting device

  • Linear units and drives

  • Rapid prototyping


Features:

  • System resolution: 0.02-5.0 µm

  • Small cross-sectional profile

  • Scale unit: glass, glass ceramic

  • Grating pitch: 8, 10, 20 µm

  • Standard with fixed connecting cable

  • Defined thermal behavior

  • Measuring length: up to 3040 mm

  • Various mechanical versions


Model No.: MSA 710.00, MSA 710.01, MSA 710.03, MSA 710.23, MSA 710.30, MSA 710.33, MSA 710.51, MSA 710.61, MSA 710.63, MSA 710.70, MSA 710.71, MSA 710.73, MSA 710.80, MSA 710.81, MSA 710.90, MSA 711.00, MSA 711.01, MSA 711.03, MSA 711.23, MSA 711.30, MSA 711.33, MSA 711.51, MSA 711.61, MSA 711.63, MSA 711.70, MSA 711.71, MSA 711.73, MSA 711.80, MSA 711.81, MSA 711.90, MSA 720.00, MSA 720.01, MSA 720.03, MSA 720.23, MSA 720.30, MSA 720.33, MSA 720.51, MSA 720.61, MSA 720.63, MSA 720.70, MSA 720.71, MSA 720.73, MSA 720.80, MSA 720.81, MSA 720.90, MSA 721.00, MSA 721.01, MSA 721.03, MSA 721.30, MSA 721.33, MSA 721.51, MSA 721.61, MSA 721.63, MSA 721.70, MSA 721.71, MSA 721.73, MSA 721.80, MSA 721.81, MSA 721.90, MSA 730.00, MSA 730.01, MSA 730.03, MSA 730.23, MSA 730.30, MSA 730.33, MSA 730.51, MSA 730.61, MSA 730.63, MSA 730.70, MSA 730.71, MSA 730.73, MSA 730.80, MSA 730.81, MSA 730.90, MSA 731.00, MSA 731.01, MSA 731.03, MSA 731.23, MSA 731.30, MSA 731.33, MSA 731.51, MSA 731.61, MSA 731.63, MSA 731.70, MSA 731.71, MSA 731.73, MSA 731.80, MSA 731.81, MSA 731.90, MSA 770.00, MSA 770.01, MSA 770.03, MSA 770.23, MSA 770.30, MSA 770.33, MSA 770.51, MSA 770.61, MSA 770.63, MSA 770.70, MSA 770.71, MSA 770.73, MSA 770.80, MSA 770.81, MSA 770.90, MSA 771.00, MSA 771.01, MSA 771.03, MSA 771.23, MSA 771.30, MSA 771.33, MSA 771.51, MSA 771.61, MSA 771.63, MSA 771.70, MSA 771.71, MSA 771.73, MSA 771.80, MSA 771.81, MSA 771.90

RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 8xx Series) RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 8xx Series)

RSF ELEKTRONIK: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 8xx Series)

Sealed Linear Encoders with Detachable Connecting Cable

Sealed linear encoders are particularly predestined for applications in automation and production technology. They are ideally suited for metrology, printing and robotics, especially in applications where protection for the scale and reading head is required.


Fields of Application:

Enclosed Linear Encoders are particularly suitable for use in situations which demand a high level of precision and efficiency despite harsh ambient conditions including coolant and lubricant ingress or soiling by shavings, filings or dust.


Performance
Characteristics:

  • Compact measuring unit with optical scanning

  • Scale and reading head are protected by aluminum housing and sealing lips from soiling

  • Simple assembly

  • Patented coupling system between scanning carriage and scanning head allows greater assembly tolerances - without compromising precision

  • Reproducible thermal performance

  • Detachable connection cable


Typical Applications:

  • Machine tools: Turning, milling and grinding machines, erosion machines, press brakes

  • Electronics manufacturing: Circuit board drilling and milling, screen-printing systems,

  • Measurement technology: Microscope, measuring stage, presetting device

  • Linear units and drives

  • Rapid prototyping


Features:

  • System resolution: 0.02-5.0 µm

  • Small cross-sectional profile

  • Scale unit: glass, glass ceramic

  • Grating pitch: 8, 10, 20 µm

  • Standard with detachable connecting cable (graduated up to 9 m length, other lengths on request)

  • Defined thermal behavior

  • Measuring length: up to 3040 mm

  • Various mechanical versions

  • Detachable connection cable (MSA 8xx)


Model No.: MSA 810.00, MSA 810.01, MSA 810.03, MSA 810.23, MSA 810.30, MSA 810.33, MSA 810.51, MSA 810.61, MSA 810.63, MSA 810.70, MSA 810.71, MSA 810.73, MSA 810.80, MSA 810.81, MSA 810.90, MSA 811.00, MSA 811.01, MSA 811.03, MSA 811.23, MSA 811.30, MSA 811.33, MSA 811.51, MSA 811.61, MSA 811.63, MSA 811.70, MSA 811.71, MSA 811.73, MSA 811.80, MSA 811.81, MSA 811.90, MSA 820.00, MSA 820.01, MSA 820.03, MSA 820.23, MSA 820.30, MSA 820.33, MSA 820.51, MSA 820.61, MSA 820.63, MSA 820.70, MSA 820.71, MSA 820.73, MSA 820.80, MSA 820.81, MSA 820.90, MSA 821.00, MSA 821.01, MSA 821.03, MSA 821.23, MSA 821.30, MSA 821.33, MSA 821.51, MSA 821.61, MSA 821.63, MSA 821.70, MSA 821.71, MSA 821.73, MSA 821.80, MSA 821.81, MSA 821.90, MSA 830.00, MSA 830.01, MSA 830.03, MSA 830.23, MSA 830.30, MSA 830.33, MSA 830.51, MSA 830.61, MSA 830.63, MSA 830.70, MSA 830.71, MSA 830.73, MSA 830.80, MSA 830.81, MSA 830.90, MSA 831.00, MSA 831.01, MSA 831.03, MSA 831.23, MSA 831.30, MSA 831.33, MSA 831.51, MSA 831.61, MSA 831.63, MSA 831.70, MSA 831.71, MSA 831.73, MSA 831.80, MSA 831.81, MSA 831.90, MSA 870.00, MSA 870.01, MSA 870.03, MSA 870.23, MSA 870.30, MSA 870.33, MSA 870.51, MSA 870.61, MSA 870.63, MSA 870.70, MSA 870.71, MSA 870.73, MSA 870.80, MSA 870.81, MSA 870.90, MSA 871.00, MSA 871.01, MSA 871.03, MSA 871.23, MSA 871.30, MSA 871.33, MSA 871.51, MSA 871.61, MSA 871.63, MSA 871.70, MSA 871.71, MSA 871.73, MSA 871.80, MSA 871.81, MSA 871.90

RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 4xx Series) RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 4xx Series)

RSF Elektronik: MSA 4xx Series

(Sealed Linear Encoders)

Fields of Application:

Enclosed Linear Encoders are particularly suitable for use in situations which demand a high level of precision and efficiency despite harsh ambient conditions including coolant and lubricant ingress or soiling by shavings, filings or dust.

Performance Characteristics:

  • Compact measuring unit with optical scanning

  • Scale and reading head are protected by aluminium housing and sealing lips from soiling

  • Simple assembly

  • Patented coupling system between scanning carriage and scanning head allows greater assembly tolerances - without compromising precision

  • Reproducible thermal performance

  • Detachable connection cable

Typical Applications:

  • Machine tools: Turning, milling and grinding machines, erosion machines, press brakes

  • Electronics manufacturing: Circuit board drilling and milling, screen-printing systems,

  • Measurement technology: Microscope, measuring stage, presetting device

  • Linear units and drives

  • Rapid prototyping

Features:

  • System resolution: 0.02-5.0 µm

  • Large cross-sectional profile

  • Scale unit: glass, glass ceramic

  • Grating pitch: 8, 10, 20 µm

  • Standard with fixed connecting cable

  • Defined thermal behavior

  • Large cross-sectional profile

  • Measuring length: up to 3040 mm

  • Various mechanical versions


Model No.: MSA 411.00, MSA 411.01, MSA 411.03, MSA 411.23, MSA 411.30, MSA 411.33, MSA 411.51, MSA 411.61, MSA 411.63, MSA 411.70, MSA 411.71, MSA 411.73, MSA 411.80, MSA 411.81, MSA 411.90, MSA 421.00, MSA 421.01, MSA 421.03, MSA 421.23, MSA 421.30, MSA 421.33, MSA 421.51, MSA 421.61, MSA 421.63, MSA 421.70, MSA 421.71, MSA 421.73, MSA 421.80, MSA 421.81, MSA 421.90, MSA 431.00, MSA 431.01, MSA 431.03, MSA 431.23, MSA 431.30, MSA 431.33, MSA 431.51, MSA 431.61, MSA 431.63, MSA 431.70, MSA 431.71, MSA 431.73, MSA 431.80, MSA 431.81, MSA 431.90, MSA 470.00, MSA 470.01, MSA 470.03, MSA 470.23, MSA 470.30, MSA 470.33, MSA 470.51, MSA 470.61, MSA 470.63, MSA 470.70, MSA 470.71, MSA 470.73, MSA 470.80, MSA 470.81, MSA 470.90, MSA 471.00, MSA 471.01, MSA 471.03, MSA 471.23, MSA 471.30, MSA 471.33, MSA 471.51, MSA 471.61, MSA 471.63, MSA 471.70, MSA 471.71, MSA 471.73, MSA 471.80, MSA 471.81, MSA 471.90

RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 5xx Series) RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 5xx Series)

RSF Elektronik: MSA 5xx Series

(Sealed Linear Encoders)

Fields of Application:

Enclosed Linear Encoders are particularly suitable for use in situations which demand a high level of precision and efficiency despite harsh ambient conditions including coolant and lubricant ingress or soiling by shavings, filings or dust.

Performance Characteristics:

  • Compact measuring unit with optical scanning

  • Scale and reading head are protected by aluminium housing and sealing lips from soiling

  • Simple assembly

  • Patented coupling system between scanning carriage and scanning head allows greater assembly tolerances - without compromising precision

  • Reproducible thermal performance

  • Detachable connection cable

Typical Applications:

  • Machine tools: Turning, milling and grinding machines, erosion machines, press brakes

  • Electronics manufacturing: Circuit board drilling and milling, screen-printing systems,

  • Measurement technology: Microscope, measuring stage, presetting device

  • Linear units and drives

  • Rapid prototyping

Features:

  • System resolution: 0.02-5.0 µm

  • Large cross-sectional profile

  • Scale unit: glass, glass ceramic

  • Grating pitch: 8, 10, 20 µm

  • Standard with detachable connecting cable
    (graduated up to 9 m length, other lengths on request)

  • Defined thermal behavior

  • Measuring length: up to 3040 mm

  • Various mechanical versions

  • Detachable connection cable (MSA 5xx)


Model No.: MSA 511.00, MSA 511.01, MSA 511.03, MSA 511.23, MSA 511.30, MSA 511.33, MSA 511.51, MSA 511.61, MSA 511.63, MSA 511.70, MSA 511.71, MSA 511.73, MSA 511.80, MSA 511.81, MSA 511.90, MSA 521.00, MSA 521.01, MSA 521.03, MSA 521.23, MSA 521.30, MSA 521.33, MSA 521.51, MSA 521.61, MSA 521.63, MSA 521.70, MSA 521.71, MSA 521.73, MSA 521.80, MSA 521.81, MSA 521.90, MSA 531.00, MSA 531.01, MSA 531.03, MSA 531.23, MSA 531.30, MSA 531.33, MSA 531.51, MSA 531.61, MSA 531.63, MSA 531.70, MSA 531.71, MSA 531.73, MSA 531.80, MSA 531.81, MSA 531.90, MSA 570.00, MSA 570.01, MSA 570.03, MSA 570.23, MSA 570.30, MSA 570.33, MSA 570.51, MSA 570.61, MSA 570.63, MSA 570.70, MSA 570.71, MSA 570.73, MSA 570.80, MSA 570.81, MSA 570.90, MSA 571.00, MSA 571.01, MSA 571.03, MSA 571.23, MSA 571.30, MSA 571.33, MSA 571.51, MSA 571.61, MSA 571.63, MSA 571.70, MSA 571.71, MSA 571.73, MSA 571.80, MSA 571.81, MSA 571.90

RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 37x Series) RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 37x Series)

RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 37x Series)

Sealed Linear Encoders with Integrated Guide Rail System

Sealed linear encoders are particularly predestined for applications in automation and production technology. They are ideally suited for metrology, printing and robotics, especially in applications where protection for the scale and reading head is required.


Performance Characteristics
:

  • Compact measuring unit with optical scanning

  • Scale and reading head are protected by aluminum housing and sealing lips from soiling

  • Simple assembly

  • Patented coupling system between scanning carriage and scanning head allows greater assembly tolerances - without compromising precision

  • Reproducible thermal performance

  • Detachable connection cable


Typical Applications:

  • Machine tools: Turning, milling and grinding machines, erosion machines, press brakes

  • Electronics manufacturing: Circuit board drilling and milling, screen-printing systems,

  • Measurement technology: Microscope, measuring stage, presetting device

  • Linear units and drives

  • Rapid prototyping


Features:

  • System resolution: 5.0-10.0 µm

  • Large cross-sectional profile

  • Self-guided version

  • Scale unit: Glass

  • Grating pitch: 100 µm

  • With integrated guide rail system

  • Measuring length: up to 1240 mm


Model No.: MSA 373.55, MSA 373.65, MSA 374.55, MSA 374.65, MSA 375.55, MSA 375.65

RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 45 Series) RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 45 Series)

RSF Elektronik: MS 45 Series

(Open Linear Encoders with non-contact singlefield scanning)

Fields of Application:

Escalating market demand in terms of processing speed, operating cycles and mechanical backlash, together with the requirement that there should be no mechanical influences necessitates the provision of high-precision open linear measurement systems. The scale and reading head must be protected against soiling in this construction style. Open linear encoders are optimized for use in a "clean environment" (e.g. measuring machines, machines in electronics manufacture).

Performance Characteristics:

  • Non-contact optical scanning

  • No mechanical influence on the measurement slide

  • High measuring speed

  • High precision, small measuring increments

  • Reproducible thermal performance

  • Minimal space requirement

Typical Applications:

  • Measurement technology: Coordinate measuring machine, measuring microscope, presetting devices, video inspection

  • Electronics manufacturing: Circuit board assembly/ inspection / testing,screen-printing systems, LCD production

  • Semi-conductor production: Bonder

  • Linear drives

  • Rapid prototyping

  • Printer

  • Medical technology

  • Solar technology

Features:

  • Flat dimensions

  • System resolution: 10 µm - 0.5 µm

  • Indication of signal quality directly at the scanning head via 3-coloured LED

  • Easy mounting without additional test box

  • Easy mounting as a result of large mounting tolerances

  • High insensitivity to contamination by use of an extensive single field scanning principle

  • Output signals: TTL, sinus 1 Vpp

  • Signal-immunity against aging and temperature changes

  • High traversing speed: 15 m/s

  • Reference mark (accurate and repeatable from both traversing directions)

  • Integrated subdividing electronics in the encoder head: for up to times 100 interpolation (before quadrature)

  • Max. measuring length: 30 000 mm

Model No.: MS 45.06, MS 45.66, MS 45.76, MS 45.86, MS 45.96

RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 2x Series) RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 2x Series)

RSF Elektronik: MS 2x Series

(Open Linear Encoders with non-contact singlefield scanning)

Fields of Application:

Escalating market demand in terms of processing speed, operating cycles and mechanical backlash, together with the requirement that there should be no mechanical influences necessitates the provision of high-precision open linear measurement systems. The scale and reading head must be protected against soiling in this construction style. Open linear encoders are optimized for use in a "clean environment" (e.g. measuring machines, machines in electronics manufacture).

Performance Characteristics:

  • Non-contact optical scanning

  • No mechanical influence on the measurement slide

  • High measuring speed

  • High precision, small measuring increments

  • Reproducible thermal performance

  • Minimal space requirement

Typical Applications:

  • Measurement technology: Coordinate measuring machine, measuring microscope, presetting devices, video inspection

  • Electronics manufacturing: Circuit board assembly/ inspection / testing,screen-printing systems, LCD production

  • Semi-conductor production: Bonder

  • Linear drives

  • Rapid prototyping

  • Printer

  • Medical technology

  • Solar technology

Features:

  • Standard dimensions

  • System resolution: 2 µm - 0.1 µm

  • Indication of signal quality directly at the scanning head via 3-coloured LED (MS 25, MS 26, MS 28, MS 29)

  • Easy mounting without additional test box

  • Easy mounting as a result of large mounting tolerances

  • High insensitivity to contamination by use of an extensive single field scanning principle

  • Output signals: TTL, sinus 1 Vpp

  • Signal-immunity against aging and temperature changes

  • High traversing speed

  • Reference mark (accurate and repeatable from both traversing directions)

  • Integrated subdividing electronics in the encoder head: for up to times 100 interpolation (before quadrature)

  • Max. measuring length: 20 000 mm

  • Optional: Two independent switch signals (optical) for individual functions

  • Optional: Position of reference mark customizable

  • Optional: One switch signal for special functions

  • Grating pitch: 40 μm

  • Graduation substrate: Steel tape, Glass, glass ceramic


Model No.: MS 2x.04, MS 2x.24, MS 2x.34, MS 2x.44, MS 2x.54, MS 2x.64, MS 2x.74, MS 2x.84, MS 2x.94

RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 3x Series) RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 3x Series)

RSF Elektronik: MS 3x Series

(Open Linear Encoders with non-contact singlefield scanning)

The trend today in motion control applications is for exposed Linear Encoder systems. This is driven by steadily increasing demands for:

  • higher traversing speed

  • higher operating cycles

  • lower mechanical backlash

  • zero frictional force induced by the encoder

Only exposed, non-contact encoders fulfill all these requirements.

It is important for high resolution applications to minimize interpolation errors. Historically, the small grating periods used had the disadvantages of smaller mounting gaps and very tight overall mounting tolerances. The MS 3x encoders´ 20 μm grating period minimizes interpolation errors but can be mounted with a large mounting gap and liberal mounting tolerances.

A drawback of many exposed Linear Encoders is their sensitivity to dirt and contamination on the scale. The MS 3x encoders´ unique optical design minimizes the effect of dirt and contamination normally associated with the exposed Linear Encoders.

The MS 3x utilizes a unique scanning principle which allows high traversing speeds (up to 7 m/s), large mounting tolerances, and contamination on the scale.

Reference marks, accurate and repeatable from both traversing directions, are standard.

A wide range of interpolation electronics, integrated into the encoder head, enable resolutions from 5 μm to 50 nm. Square-wave signals, single ended, or via Line Driver RS 422, are provided at the output of the encoder head.

Units with sinusoidal output, 1 Vpp, are also available.

Two end of travel optical switch signals are available directly out of the reading head. The end of travel signal locations can be easily set by the user.

Due to recent advancements in technology, all of these benefits are now available in a small package design.


Scanning Principle

The model MS 3x incremental Linear Encoder works with the imaging, photoelectric measuring principle and a singlefield reflective scanning method.

The regulated light of an infrared LED is collimated by a condenser lens and passes through the grid of the reticle. After being reflected from the scale the infrared LED generates a periodic intensity distribution on the structured sensor.

The sensor generates high quality sinusoidal signals which are highly insensitive to possible contaminations.

The regulation of the LED ensures a constant light output, guaranteeing stability in the case of temperature fluctuations as well as with long-run operation.


MS 30, MS 31 Features:

  • Standard dimensions

  • System resolution: 5 µm - 0.05 µm

  • Easy mounting as a result of large mounting tolerances

  • High insensitivity to contamination by use of an extensive single field scanning principle

  • Output signals: TTL, sinus 1 Vpp

  • Signal-immunity against aging and temperature changes

  • High traversing speed: 7 m/s

  • Reference mark (accurate and repeatable from both traversing directions)

  • Integrated subdividing electronics in the encoder head: for up to times 100 interpolation (before quadrature)

  • Measuring length unlimited: 11 940 mm

  • Optional: Two independent switch signals (optical) for individual functions

  • Optional: Position of reference mark customizable

MS 30: Two independent switch signals (optical) for individual functions.
MS 31: Position of reference mark can be selected by the customer. One switch signal (optical) for individual functions.


Model No.: MS 3x.03, MS 3x.23, MS 3x.43, MS 3x.53, MS 3x.63, MS 3x.73, MS 3x.83, MS 3x.93


RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 82 Series) RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 82 Series)

RSF Elektronik: MS 82 Series

(Open Linear Encoders with non-contact singlefield scanning)

Reflection-Type Phase Grating

The scale consists of a glass carrier and a reflection-type phase grating. The scanning reticle acts as transmission phase grating.

The light beam, produced by an LED and collimated by a lens, is deflected by prisms and the phase grating of the reticle in different directions.

After reflection and diffraction at the scale grating, the different beams, depending on the change of position phase shifted, interfere after passing the reticle again. In this way 2 by 90° shifted, sinusoidal measuring signals are produced. Using this interferential measuring principle, one signal period equals half of the scale.

Features:

  • Compact dimensions

  • Very high resolution: 0.1 - 0.01 µm

  • Grating pitch: 8 µm phase grating (4 µm signal period)

  • Non-contact reflective phase-grating scanning

  • Output signals: TTL, sinus 1 Vpp

  • Signal-immunity against aging and temperature changes

  • For high displacement velocities: 0.8 m/s

  • Reference mark customizable

  • Integrated subdividing electronics in the encoder head: for up to times 100 interpolation

  • Max. measuring length:

  • Glass: up to 3 140 mm

  • Glass ceramic: up to 1 840 mm

RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 14 Series) RSF Elektronik: Exposed Linear Encoder (MS 14 Series)

RSF Elektronik: MS 14 Series

(Open Linear Encoders with non-contact singlefield scanning)

The trend today in motion control applications is for exposed Linear Encoder systems.

This is driven by steadily increasing demands for

  • Higher traversing speed

  • Higher operating cycles

  • Lower mechanical backlash

  • Zero frictional force induced by the encoder

Only exposed, non-contact encoders fulfill all these requirements.

It is important for high resolution applications to minimize interpolation errors. Historically, the small grating periods used had the disadvantages of smaller mounting gaps and very tight overall mounting tolerances. The MS 14 encoders´ 40 μm grating period minimizes interpolation errors but can be mounted with a large mounting gap and liberal mounting tolerances.

A drawback of many exposed Linear Encoders is their sensitivity to dirt and contamination on the scale. The MS 14 encoders´ unique optical design minimizes the effect of dirt and contamination normally associated with the exposed Linear Encoders.

The MS 14 utilizes a unique scanning principle which allows high traversing speeds (up to 10 m/s), large mounting tolerances, and contamination on the scale.

Reference marks, accurate and repeatable from both traversing directions, are standard.

A wide range of interpolation electronics, integrated into the encoder head, enable resolutions from 2 μm to 100 nm.

Square-wave signals via Line Driver RS 422, are provided at the output of the encoder head. Units with sinusoidal output, 1 Vpp, are also available. Due to recent advancements in technology, all of these benefits are now available in a small package design.

Features:

  • Small dimensions

  • System resolution: 2 µm - 0.1 µm

  • Indication of signal quality directly at the scanning head via 3-coloured LED

  • Easy mounting without additional test box

  • Easy mounting as a result of large mounting tolerances

  • High insensitivity to contamination by use of an extensive singlefield scanning principle

  • Output signals: TTL, sinus 1 Vpp

  • High traversing speed

  • Reference mark (accurate and repeatable from both traversing directions)

  • Integrated subdividing electronics in the encoder head: for up to times 100 interpolation (before quadrature)

  • Max. measuring length: 20 000 mm

RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 65x Series) RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 65x Series)

RSF ELEKTRONIK: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 65X Series)

Sealed Linear Encoders for Retrofitting Machine Tools
Sealed linear encoders are particularly predestined for applications in automation and production technology. They are ideally suited for metrology, printing and robotics, especially in applications where protection for the scale and reading head is required.


Features:

  • System resolution: 5.0-10.0 µm

  • Small cross-sectional profile

  • Retrofitting of machine tools

  • Scale unit: glass

  • Grating pitch: 20, 40 µm


MSA 650 Series

  • Max. measuring length: 1740 mm

  • Mounting holes on the extrusion ends

  • One additional center mounting hole for longer measuring lengths

  • Reference marks


MSA 65
1 Series

  • Max. measuring length: 2240 mm

  • Mounting via holes in the extrusion for improved vibration behavior

  • Reference marks


Model No.: MSA 650.23, MSA 650.24, MSA 650.63, MSA 650.64, MSA 650.73, MSA 651.23, MSA 651.24, MSA 651.63, MSA 651.64, MSA 651.73

RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 35x Series) RSF Elektronik: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 35x Series)

RSF ELEKTRONIK: Sealed Linear Encoders (MSA 35x Series)

Sealed Linear Encoders for Retrofitting Machine Tools

Sealed linear encoders are particularly predestined for applications in automation and production technology. They are ideally suited for metrology, printing and robotics, especially in applications where protection for the scale and reading head is required.


Features:

  • Retrofitting of machine tools

  • Very simple assembly

  • Robust housing

  • Various mechanical version

  • System resolution: 0.5-10.0 µm

  • Large cross-sectional profile

  • Scale unit: Glass

  • Grating pitch: 20, 40 µm

  • Max. measuring length: 3040 mm

  • Rigid mounting; large cross-section

  • Mounting holes on the extrusion ends

  • Reference marks

  • Additional mounting support for longer measuring lengths

  • MSA 352 is equipped with an additional set of sealing lips; the other features are identical with MSA 350


Model No.: MSA 350.23, MSA 350.24, MSA 350.63, MSA 350.64, MSA 350.73, MSA 352.23, MSA 352.24, MSA 352.63, MSA 352.64, MSA 352.73