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Angle Encoder from Heidenhain

Angle Encoder from Heidenhain
Heidenhain Corp.
November 14, 2007

ERP 4080 and ERP 8080 modular angle encoders from Heidenhain Corp., Schaumburg, IL, use a new scanning method with a very small scanning area illuminated by a spot laser, allowing circular scales with a 2 µm grating period to supply output signals with a signal period of ~1 µm. The ERP 4080 has a 44 mm o.d., an 8 mm i.d., and 131,072 signal periods. The ERP 8080 has a 108 mm o.d., a 50 mm i.d., and 360,000 signal periods. The devices also have large mounting tolerances. Applications include wafer positioning and production and testing of storage media.


CompanyHeidenhain Corp.
CountryUnited States (USA)

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