Wide range of draw-wire encoders with Ethernet and fieldbus interfaces

Wide range of draw-wire encoders with Ethernet and fieldbus interfaces from Lika Electronic

By: Lika Electronic  10/04/2016
Keywords: Ethernet, Motion Control, Control Products

Lika Electronic offers a complete range of draw-wire measuring systems. They are available in a wide variety of Ethernet and fieldbus absolute models (and even incremental model) to meet the most diverse application requirements. The cable-pulling mechanism is able to reach measuring lengths up to 5,000 mm (196.85”) and 10,000 mm (393.7”) and still remains very compact and integral. The frame provides IP65 protection and allows for operating temperatures between -40°C and +85°C (-40°F +185°F). SFA are aimed at reliable operation in dynamic systems with speeds up to 2 m/s (78.7 inches per second). M12 connectors and cables comply with the specific interface requirements while complete diagnostics and external LEDs bring increased advantage. Installation is very simple and fast, even in more constricted spaces, and ensures perfect interchangeability with SF-I and SF-A series. Built with premium-quality and rugged components, SFA draw-wire encoders are ideally suited for use in typical industrial applications such as construction machinery, outriggers, stabilizing slides, telescopic cranes, booms in utility vehicles and mobile equipment, forklifts, loading and work platforms as well as electro-medical equipment. SFA cable-pullig encoders come in a large variety of Ethernet and fieldbus models: Profinet IO, EtherCAT, POWERLINK, Profibus-DP, CANopen DS301/DS406 and DeviceNet. They implement the full set of information and configuration parameters: position and velocity readout, full scaling with resolution programmable up to 0.024 mm (24 µm), preset, code sequence, extensive diagnostics, Ethernet and bus network settings. SFA draw-wire encoders range further includes the following models: - SFA with SSI interface: it provides the absolute position information via the robust and proven SSI interface with LSB Aligned protocol and binary or Gray output code. Resolution: 0.024 mm (24 µm), 0.05 mm (50 µm) and 0.1 mm (1000 µm). - SFA with analogue interface: it is equipped with external TEACH-IN buttons to scale the analogue range according to the axis travel. Voltage and current analogue signals available: 0-5V, 0-10V and 4-20mA with Overrun function. To complement the range, SFE is the wire-actuated measuring system with integral programmable incremental encoder. It can be freely programmed via PC (up to 16,384 PPR, linear resolution up to 0.01 mm / 10 µm) to fulfill specific individual requirements. It provides AB0 and inverted /AB0 signals via Push-Pull and Line Driver compatible Universal output circuit. Pick from the comprehensive list of Lika's draw-wire encoders at http://bit.ly/Lika-draw-wire-encoders .

Keywords: Absolute Encoder, cable pulling encoder, Canopen, Control Products, Devicenet, Draw wire encoder, Encoder, ethercat, Ethernet, Fieldbus, Incremental Encoder, Industrial Sensors, Linear Encoders, Motion Control, Motion Control Products, Optical Encoders, Profibus, Rotary Encoders,

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