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    Incremental Encoders are used in a wide range of industrial applications. Incremental Encoders are one of the most common types of Motion Control Sensor used in industry today. They are a popular choice as they last longer, function better, and are incredibly accurate.

    RS offer an extensive selection of high-quality Incremental Encoders from industry-leading brands including Bourns, Broadcom, Gefran, Hengstler, ifm electronic, Kubler, Omron, Sick, TE Connectivity, Telemecanique Sensors, Turck, Wachendorff, and of course, RS PRO.

    How does an Incremental Encoder work?

    Incremental Encoders produce a specific number of pulses per revolution and measure the amount of linear or angular distance moved. Each time the encoder is powered on it starts from zero, irrespective of where the shaft is, so it measures the shaft to a specific reference point. They possess some key features including

    • Extremely long life
    • High efficiency
    • Low power requirements
    • Easy to install and maintain
    • Safe and convenient

    Browse the broad range of Incremental Encoders RS have to offer and order today for next day delivery

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