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Positioning of the gripper arm on garbage trucks

The exact position of the gripper arm must be recorded to enable automatic emptying of waste containers. Therefore the compact AHS/AHM36 absolute encoder determines the rotational movement on the gripper arm. Thanks to the high repeatability, the HighLine wire draw encoder reliably measures the extension path of the gripper arm. The gripper arm can now be positioned exactly by means of the recorded sensor values.

  • Following product families can be used
    Flexible, smart, compact: Encoders for countless fields of application
    • 36 mm absolute encoder with maximum 26 bits (singleturn: 14 bits multiturn: 12 bits)
    • Face mount flange, servo flange, blind hollow shaft
    • Rotatable male connector or cable connection
    • IO-Link, CANopen, SSI interface with programmable parameterization
    • Diagnostic functions
    • Stainless steel (Inox versions)
    • IP67 to IP69K protection class
    Measuring lengths up to 50 m, rugged design - the heavy-duty wire draw encoder
    • Measuring lengths: 2 m ... 50 m
    • Modular measuring system with a wide selection of interfaces/measuring lengths
    • Very rugged system (dirt scraper, integrated brushes)
    • High-quality winding mechanism and wire input
    • High enclosure rating
    • High shock and vibration resistance
    • Extremely high resolution possible
    • Expandable using external accessories
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