Automated Control and Hengstler introduce the ACURO® AC58 EtherCAT absolute encoder to compliment the extensive AC58 range of encoders. Use of systems employing EtherCAT (an open, high performance Ethernet based Fieldbus system), continue to grow rapidly and users can now integrate one of the best absolute encoders on the market with virtually any system.
Hengstler’s AC58 EtherCAT absolute encoder is suitable for position feedback on many applications that include mobile machines, laser cutting and welding equipment along with packaging and printing machinery.
Some of the key product features include:
- Single plus Multi-turn resolution up to 32 bits
- Cycle time of 62.5 µs
- Diagnostic LEDs
- Programmable resolution, presets, offset, direction, warning positions, speed scaling, acceleration scaling, speed limits, and temperature limits
- Outputs of speed, acceleration, operating time and temperature in addition to position
- “Best in Class” shock and vibration ratings