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Absolute Linear Encoder

By Design Engineering Staff   

Motion Control linear encoder sensor

HEIDENHAIN’s LC 200 now available with Fanuc interface.

HEIDENHAIN announced that its LC 200 linear encoder is now available with a Fanuc interface and features system accuracy of ±5 µm. An absolute type encoder, the LC 200 measures lengths of up to 28 meters and ensures the absolute position value is available immediately upon switch on. In addition, the unit has a smaller scanning unit with increased rigidity in measuring direction.

According to the company, the LC 200 is assembled on a machine from individual components. The housing sections feature an improved mounting and sealing technology. An integrated seal on the face and a tongue and groove system make it possible to slide the housing sections together easily. Large mounting tolerances facilitate easy assembly of the entire system, the company says.


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