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Mar 28, 2014

EPC and The Ice Bowl: Cold Toes, Healthy Kids, Warm Hearts

Category: Company News

Disc golf and snow usually don't mix. But, combine the two to support a good cause and you just might draw a crowd.  Recently Encoder Products Company helped sponsor the local Freeze Out Hunger Ice Bowl disc golf tournament to benefit local ....

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Mar 18, 2014

New Video Series: Encoders on the Job

Category: Company News, Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder

When EPC encoders leave the shipping dock, they are destined to go to work in an amazing range of applications. We�re hitting the road, camera in hand, to visit some of our customers in a new series of vi ....

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Mar 07, 2014

Trouble Shooting Guide for Incremental Rotary Encoders

Category: Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips

Error codes.  They can turn an otherwise productive day into a frustrating series of rabbit trails and dead-ends.  When a sensor error points to the encoder as a problem, knowing what to check first and how to eliminate the obvious can save you ....

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Feb 26, 2014

Avoid the Encoder Scrap Bin with IP67 Seals and Heavy Duty Bearings

Category: Absolute Encoder, Incremental Encoder, New Products, Rotary Encoder

Without adequate seals and bearings, rotary encoders exposed to water and heavy shaft loads may soon be destined for the scrap bin. EPC can help you avoid this outcome with an innovative IP67 shaft seal and heavy duty bearings, now available in multiple ....

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Feb 20, 2014

ATX West 2014 Highlights, Observations and Encoder Sightings

Category: Company News, Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder

Last week over 2000 exhibitors and 15,000-plus attendees descended on the Anaheim Convention Center for Automation Technology Expo (ATX West). The enormous building was filled with new technologies of interest to manufacturers of every stripe. Encoder Pr ....

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Jan 15, 2014

Reader's Choice: Top 10 Posts from the Encoder Blog in 2013

Category: Company News, Tech Tips

Before the Encoder Blog gets too far into the new year, we thought we'd take a quick glance back at 2013.  Based on the total numbers of reader views, we've compiled the Top 10 Posts that appeared in 2013 on the Encoder Blog. Many of ....

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Jan 06, 2014

Considerations for Applying Rotary Encoders in Cold Conditions

Category: Encoder Basics, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips

If you're in snow country, you're probably familiar with the cold-weather considerations for your home and vehicles.  But, what about rotary optical encoders in your equipment? While not overly sensitive to cold, encoders tasked for use in s ....

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Dec 06, 2013

Optimized Encoder Solutions for Conveyor Applications

Category: Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips

This week marked the modern assembly line's 100th birthday. Henry Ford's Model T production line began operations on December 1st, 1913 in Highland Park, MI. By efficiently moving car parts to workers throughout the plant, conveyors played an imp ....

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Nov 21, 2013

Is Your Cable Able? Tips on Encoder Cable Selection and Installation

Category: Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips

At the point of origin, the electrical signals generated by an EPC incremental rotary encoder are electrically �clean� in the sense of being noise-free. H ....

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