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Elap MEM-Bus Encoders with EtherCAT interface

Valeria Vigentini
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Flexible, Accurate and Fast

ELAP absolute encoders MEM-Bus with EtherCAT® interface are designed for industrial applications where real-time speed, accuracy and repeatibility are required.

The encoder interface supports CANopen over EtherCAT according to CiA 301 and the encoder profile CiA 406, which allows MEM-Bus to be integrated into virtually any system using the EhterCAT interface.

The encoder supports cycle time values down to 1 ms and a transmission rate of 100 Mbit/s. Counting direction, preset value, speed resolution are some of the parameters which can be programmed via the EtherCAT bus. Four signalling LEDs keep the user informed about the system state. Three different operating modes are supported: Free Run, SM3 Event and Sync0 DC.

MEM-Bus encoders are supplied in multiturn version with 29 bit resolution (8192 steps/revolution x 65536 revolutions). A variety of mechanical shapes - square flanged, round flanged, and hollow shaft variants - are available to satisfy all application requirements:. The electrical connection is by 3 M12 connectors.

The stout aluminium case ensures a high protection degree, making MEM-Bus encoders suitable for applications in severe industrial environments.

Absolute encoder MEM-Bus Ect
Absolute encoder MEM-Bus Ect

Multiturn absolute encoder with EtherCAT interface, 29-bit resolution, different mechanical versions available, EtherCAT certification

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