Super-Compact Optical Encoder from Renishaw
December 10, 2008
The TONiC from Renishaw Inc., Hoffman Estates, IL, is a super-compact optical encoder for motion control applications in micromanufacturing systems for semiconductor, laboratory, and medical work. Features include a 35 by 13.5 by 10 mm readhead, linear and rotary versions, max speed of 10 m/s, fine resolution to 5 nm, temperatures up to 70°C, sub-divisional error <±30 nm, and status LEDs for setup and diagnostics. TONiC reads a variety of linear and rotary scale types.
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