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Jun 25, 2015

C-Face Encoder Solutions for Motor Feedback

Category: Encoder Products Company, Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, The EPC Edge

A key advantage of NEMA C-Face encoders is that they provide a stable, secure and sealed mechanical interface between the encoder and motor.  In addition, Encoder Products Company NEMA C-Face encoders incorporate several features ....

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May 07, 2015

Fast and Easy Installation of a High-Performance Modular Encoder

Category: Encoder Products Company, Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, Rotary Feedback, Tech Tips

Modular incremental encoders are widely applied for motor feedback. While relatively low-cost due to the lack of internal bearings and use of plastic components, modular encoders can be troublesome to properly install and align. Check out EPC&# ....

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Jan 16, 2015

What to Look for When Selecting a Size 25 Rotary Shaft Encoder

Category: Encoder Products Company, Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, The EPC Edge, White Papers & Other Resources

Size 25 (2.5" diameter) shaft encoders have been widely applied over the past few decades.  In fact, just about every encoder manufacturer offers one. However, not all designs are destined to hold up well under the rigors of  ....

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Jul 16, 2014

EPC Encoders Share the Load with Duff Norton Lifting Jacks

Category: Company News, Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder

When industrial lift manufacturer Duff Norton needed a reliable rotary encoder for their new rail service lifting jacks, they turned to Encoder Products Company for a solution.  See it in action in our latest Encoders on the Job video. ....

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Jun 19, 2014

Replacing Encoders on Motors? DMR's Can Help.

Category: Company News, Incremental Encoder, New Products, Rotary Encoder

Aftermarket replacement of encoders for motors is easy with EPC's new Direct Motor Replacement (DMR) encoders.  DMR's are "plug-and-play" cross reference replacements for rotary encoders used in many common moto ....

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Jun 10, 2014

Roll Former Relies on TR1 TruTrac Linear Measurement Encoder

Category: Company News, Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder

When New Tech Machinery (NTM), a manufacturer of portable roll forming machines out of Denver, Colorado needed a linear measurement encoder for their SSQ Roof Panel Machine, the Model TR1 Tru-Tracâ�¢ was the go-to cho ....

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May 22, 2014

White Paper: When To Use Modular or Bearing Encoders?

Category: Company News, Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips, White Papers & Other Resources

Modular rotary encoders tend to cost less than encoders with internal bearings and a housing.  But, that reduced cost comes with trade-offs that you should understand before applying one type or the other. Modular rotary encoders ar ....

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May 01, 2014

New Video: EPC Rotary Encoder a Perfect Fit for Labeler OEM

Category: Encoder Basics, Company News, Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder

Encoder Products Company is visiting customers coast-to-coast, camera in hand, for our new Encoders on the Job video series.  For this segment we traveled to InLine Labeling in North Charleston, SC to see our Model 15T in action. InLine ....

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Apr 21, 2014

Specifying Heavy Duty Housings for Industrial Rotary Encoders

Category: Absolute Encoder, Incremental Encoder, Rotary Encoder, Tech Tips, The EPC Edge

For applications involving heavy shaft loads, shock, vibration, dust, and liquid contaminants, encoders need to be configured accordingly.  Selecting an appropriate housing is a good starting point to ensure proper encoder function and per ....

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