VLR-100 Encoder: Precision Position Measurement Solution for harsh environments

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Bournemouth UK, April 2024: Motion Control Products Ltd (MCP), the Bournemouth-based motion solutions provider for the automation market, is excited to introduce the VLR-100 encoder, Netzer’s latest advancement in angular precision position measurement technology. Engineered to thrive in challenging environments, the VLR-100 encoder combines durability, advanced features, and user-friendly design to meet diverse industry requirements. Its non-contact, inductive technology ensures dependable performance, crucial for industries operating in demanding conditions.

The VLR-100 encoder offers reliability in extreme conditions, with an operating temperature range from -40°C to +85°C, ensuring consistent performance even in harsh environments. Compliant with military standard MIL-810G, it meets challenging requirements for durability and reliability. With a supply voltage of 5V ±5%, it provides stable operation across various power conditions.

From defence to heavy machinery, the VLR-100 encoder caters to various applications, including oil drilling machines, cranes, and turret control. Its wear-free design simplifies maintenance and installation, eliminating the need for bearings or couplings. It offers repeatability of 1.4 millidegrees or 4.9 Arc seconds and a maximum operational speed of 4,000 rpm, ensuring precision and efficiency in operation.

Featuring a hollow shaft and low-profile form factor, the VLR-100 encoder enhances usability across diverse settings. Its temperature-stable measurement ensures accuracy in varying environmental conditions. With digital output options such as BiSS-C and SSI protocols, along with a resolution of 18-20 bits and position accuracy of ±0.006°, it offers versatility and precision.

In addition to its rugged housing and protected electronics, the VLR-100 encoder offers flexible installation options, including clamps or direct mounting. It is a comprehensive solution crafted to enhance the efficiency and precision of applications in harsh environments.

For more information about the VLR-100 encoder and how it can elevate operations in challenging conditions, please visit our website https://motioncontrolproducts.com/motion-control/others/encoders/netzer-electrical-encoders.html or contact our sales team at +44 (0)1202 599922.