Aug 16, 2013

Thru-Bore Rotary Encoders for NEMA C-face Devices

Category: Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips

For proper function and longevity, C-face power train components require precise alignment. By adhering to NEMA standards for C-face devices, customers obtain uniform dimensions and proper fit for critical components, regardless of the brand.  Encod ....

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Aug 09, 2013


EPC's Technical Support to the Rescue

Category: Company News, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips, The EPC Edge

Encoder Products Company (EPC) understands that, occasionally, rotary encoders can take a turn for the worse. And when that happens, help is just a phone call away.  EPC Technical Support is here to rescue you from encoder emergencies. In this ....

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Jul 31, 2013

Guest Blog: Interning at EPC

Category: Company News

Guest blogger Markie Franck, reflects on her time as the Marketing Intern at Encoder Products Company: One thing I've learned from attending school in Washington DC is that everyone -- and I mean everyone -- interns. During my first two years ....

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Jul 18, 2013

We're Growing! EPC Seeking to Hire a Technical Sales Manager

Category: Company News

Are you encoder savvy and sales smart? A team leader, successful in finding growth opportunities and developing long-term customer and channel relationships?  Want to work with a market leader--that happens to be located in an award-winning four-sea ....

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Jul 09, 2013

Coming to Terms with Rotary Encoders

Category: Encoder Basics, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips

LOL...ROTFL...CUL8R...To the phone-texters of the world, those acronyms are instantly recognized and interpreted.  To the uninitiated, they're meaningless jumbles of characters. Likewise, every trade or profession has its own lexicon of terminol ....

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Jun 18, 2013

EPC's Absolute Encoder At Home In Packaging Machinery Technology

Category: Absolute Encoder, Company News, Rotary Encoder

Looking for advanced machinery components? Check out Packaging Machinery Technology magazine's May/June 2013 issue. Encoder Products Company's Model MA63 multi-turn absolute encoder was highlighted as a smart feedback sol ....

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Jun 06, 2013

Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) in Rotary Encoders

Category: Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips

Bearing failure generally brings a rotary encoder to an untimely end.  Often caused by excessive mechanical loads, bearings also can fail due to the effects of Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM). Here are a few ways to avoid this insidious threat ....

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May 23, 2013

U.S. Small Business Administration Awards Encoder Products Company

Category: Company News, Rotary Encoder

Encoder Products Company (EPC) recently was presented the 2012 Administrator's Award for Excellence by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The award is given in recognition of outstanding contribution and service to the nation by a s ....

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May 15, 2013

7 Selection Criteria for Modular Rotary Encoders vs Bearing Encoders

Category: Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips

Modular rotary encoders are often used for motor feedback. However, in many cases a rotary encoder with bearings is a better choice. This post reviews selection criteria that will help you determine which type of rotary encoder is best for your applicati ....

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