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Linear Encoders

Linear encoders detect linear movements as absolute position values without making contact. No reference run is required for the wear- and maintenance-free encoders. Different constructions with high resolution and rugged design enable use in a wide range of applications and industries.


Modular wire draw encoder in miniature design
  • Measuring lengths: 1.25 m … 10 m
  • Modular measuring system with a wide selection of interfaces/measuring lengths
  • Very small, slim housing (55 mm … 190 mm) with spring integrated in the measurement drum
  • Light yet shock-proof and temperature-resistant plastic housing
  • Analog interface with teach-in function on encoder


Ultra high speed measurement for linear direct drives
  • Absolute measurement system for linear direct drives
  • Measuring lengths: up to 16,384 mm
  • High traversing speeds: up to 10 m/s
  • Status LED
  • Non-contact measurement system; reading distance to the magnetic tape: up to 0.8 mm
  • Electronic type label
  • ETL70 with one cable technology thanks to the HIPERFACE DSL® interface
  • STL70 with HIPERFACE® interface


Compact design – with integrated encoder
  • Measuring lengths from 2 m … 5 m
  • Integrated measuring system
  • Compact housing (90 mm x 90 mm x 90 mm)
  • Incremental and absolute versions
  • High resolution


Flexible linear encoder for countless industrial applications
  • Magnetostrictive principle of operation
  • Absolute position feedback
  • Resolution: up to 10 μm
  • Measuring lengths: 50 mm to 2,500 mm
  • Available interfaces: Analog and CANopen
  • Highly-flexible system architecture
  • Intelligent diagnostic functions and condition monitoring
  • Profile and hydraulic variants for many installation situations


Integrated cylinder position measurement for mobile machines
  • Measuring range: 50 to 2,500 mm (for MAX48N and MAX48A) or 1,500 (for MAX30N), 1 mm increments, typical resolution 0.1 mm
  • Analog, CANopen, SAE J1939 and PWM interfaces are available
  • Pressure-resistant housing, designed for hydraulic operating pressures of up to 400 bar
  • High operating temperature (electronics) up to +105 °C
  • Fluid temperature (hydraulic oil) up to max. +95 °C
  • Compact dimensions: 10 mm installation space, 30 mm cushion zone
  • Position magnet does not need a spacer disk


Top-speed measurement for linear motors
  • Absolute, non-contact, wear-free length measurement system for linear motors
  • Measured lengths of up to 1 m
  • Suitable for high traverse speeds of up to 10 m/s
  • Reliable location positioning even in the event of condensation and contamination of the magnetic tape
  • Electronic type label and programming of the position value
  • Absolute location positioning, no reference run
  • HIPERFACE® interface
  • Certified according to SIL2 and PL d


For the harshest conditions – the heavy-duty linear encoder
  • Non-contact length measurement – maintenance-free, rugged, long service life
  • High reproducibility (0.3 mm / 1 mm), high system resolution (0.1 mm)
  • SSI and PROFIBUS interfaces
  • Determination of absolute position
  • Measuring lengths of up to 1,700 m possible
  • Can be used in harshest ambient conditions
  • High traversing speeds of up to 6.6 m/s
  • Distance tolerance between read head and measuring element: up to 55 mm ± 20 mm possible


Rugged, flexible and cleanable
  • Compact sensor from 1 thread
  • Monoprobe design prevents bulk materials from sticking or jamming
  • Polished monoprobe for food applications
  • Commissioning without filling and medium calibration
  • Process temperature up to 250 °C
  • ATEX certifications (1D/2D/1G/2G) available
  • Tube extension variant (LBV331) up to 6 m and cable extension model (LBV321) up to 80 m available for vertical mounting


Easy, compact and rugged
  • Rugged fill level measurement in fluid media
  • Small, compact design; no medium calibration required
  • Process temperature up to 55 °C, process pressure up to 16 bar
  • IP 67 and IP 69 enclosure rating
  • Process connection G ½
  • Highly medium resistant due to stainless steel housing 1.4404, polysulfone apex
  • Output available as PNP or NPN transistor
  • FDA compliant, UL


Flexible and straightforward point level measurement – the economic solution
  • Capacitive level switch based on electrical impedance spectroscopy
  • Plug and play: preset to watery media
  • Process temperature: −20 °C … +100 °C (+135 °C for 1 h)
  • Process pressure: −1 bar … +25 bar
  • Two digital PNP outputs with IO-Link 1.1
  • Enclosure ratings IP66, IP67 and IP69
  • Ideal for hygienic applications (easy to clean, EHEDG, 3A, EG1935/2004, FDA, CIP- and SIP-capable, hygienic adapter available)


Flexible and robust – Tuning Forks for all kinds of liquids
  • Choice of various housing materials and electrical output signals
  • Commissioning without filling
  • Process temperature up to 250 °C
  • Immune to deposit formation
  • Very high repeatability
  • Hygienic designs according to EHEDG and FDA, compatible for CIP and SIP
  • ATEX approval available
  • Tube extension up to 6 m in length


Tuning forks – tough and flexible in bulk


  • Tough device design
  • Several housing materials and electrical outputs available
  • Immune to deposit formation
  • Commissioning without filling
  • Process temperature up to 250 °C
  • Very high repeatability
  • ATEX versions (1D/2D/1G/2G) available
  • Tube-extended version (LBV330) up to 6 m and rope extensions version (LBV320) up to 80 m available for vertical mounting

CFP Cubic

Multifunctional sensor for level and temperature measurement
  • Continuous level measurement and temperature measurement as well as level and temperature switches
  • Measurement irrespective of container material
  • Probe from 100 mm to 1,000 mm
  • Display and intuitive menu navigation
  • No mechanical moving parts
  • IP 67 enclosure rating and IO-Link 1.1
  • No dead zone along the measuring range

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