ATRIAS 2.1 Handbook/General Information/Suppliers and Manufacturers/Sensors

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Sensors[edit]

Name Comments
US Digital All sorts of optical encoders.
Renishaw High precision incremental and absolute encoders.
Dynapar Incorrect data sheets online with misleading information. Same company as Hengstler.
Sick-Stegmann
Netzer High resolution encoders made in Israel. Had an 18 bit single turn rotary absolute encoder quoted at about $925 with a four week lead time.
BEI Tough industrial encoders, high precision encoders must be built to order and are very expensive. H25X 15 bit encoder quoted at $1700.
Allen-Bradley Tough encoders with high resolution.
Avtron
Red Lion
Turck
EPC
DRC Only incremental encoders as of 6/27/2011.
Heidenhain Offer very high resolution encoders. Had ROC 425 25 bit encoder with EnDat output quoted at $476 each with a six week lead time. Made in Germany.Quoted 26 bit ROC 226 encoder with SSI output at $4500 each. ROC 417 17 bit encoder quoted at $1,598.
Avago
Allied Motion
GPI Quoted A90S23SBRS05SAS39S06EN 22 bit absolute single turn encoder at $2213.00 each with a 6-8 week lead time. Encoders are made in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Wachendorff
Hengstler Made in Germany. Same company as Dynapar. Quoted AC36-0017-A-R.41-SB-B at $679.00 each with a four week lead time.