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Incremental encoders

The days of confusing type variety and encoders with complicated programming are finally over! The new incremental encoders from ifm electronic can be used universally due to the intelligent product and function design, and stand out thanks to a superb price/performance ratio. The magnetic sensing principle provides the accuracy of photoelectric encoders and the robustness of magnetic systems. Resolution and signal level can be programmed. The encoders have a wide voltage range of 4.75...30 V DC and are therefore suited for universal use.

  • No loss of values: Can also be configured as singleturn encoders via IO-Link
  • Magnetic technology
  • Versions with rotatable M12 connector
  • IO-Link capable and programmable versions (Basic and Performance Line)
  • Versions as solid shaft with clamp/synchro flange or as hollow shaft
  • High protection rating for the requirements of harsh industrial environments
  • TTL or HTL output
  • Versions with 2-colour and rotatable electronic display of the process value (Performance Line)
Versions
Type Housing Solid shaft Hollow shaft Resolution Features

Performance Line
Ø in mm
58
Ø in mm
6
10
Ø in mm
9.525 (3/8")
12
15
15.875 (5/8")
up to 10,000
pulses/revolution
• IO-Link
• resolution, mode and signal can be set
• two-colour display
• different couplings available

BasicLine
36,5
58
6
10
6
9.525 (3/8")
12
15
15.875 (5/8")
up to 10,000
pulses/revolution
• IO-Link
• resolution and signal can be set
• different couplings available

Wet Line
58 6
10
9.525 (3/8")
12
15
15.875 (5/8")
up to 10,000
pulses/revolution
• IO-Link
• resolution and signal can be set
IP67
• different couplings available

 

Performance Line

Performance Line encoders have an integrated signal evaluation for speed monitoring, counter functions and detection of the direction of rotation. They provide easy setting, position value indication by means of display and operating keys and intuitive menu navigation. Diagnostic and parameter data are reliably transferred via IO-Link. Ready for Industry 4.0!

Encoder mode

  • Displaying the position based on the resolution set via IO-Link

Counter mode

  • The unit counts up to the maximum value set via IO-Link (e.g. 9999)

Speed monitor mode

  • Revolutions per minute [RPM] / frequency [Hz]

Basic Line

Cost-effective version without display

  • Displaying the position based on the resolution set via IO-Link
  • Axial or radial cable entry
  • → Programmable:
  • resolution (2 to 10,000 pulses)
  • TTL or HTL output
  • counting direction (clockwise/anticlockwise)

Wet Line

ifm’s stainless steel incremental encoders, for applications such as conveyor belt synchronisation, ensure longer maintenance intervals in harsh environments. The increased protection rating IP 67 qualifies them for use in wet areas in the food industry.

  • Longevity thanks to resistant stainless steel and high ingress resistance at the shaft side
  • Clearly legible laser type label
  • Versions as solid shaft with clamp/synchro flange or as hollow shaft
  • Convenient communication via IO-Link
  • Rotatable M12 connector can be used radially or axially