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Position detection of goods trains for loading and unloading

To ensure loading and unloading is performed correctly, especially in automated systems, freight trains must be accurately positioned. With a maximum measuring length of 1,700 m, the KH53 linear encoder is particularly suitable for use on railway tracks. Non-contact technology ensures that the system is accurate and wear-free regardless of train vibrations, contamination and precipitation.

  • Following product families can be used
    Product family KH53
    For the harshest conditions - the heavy-duty linear encoder
    • Non-contact length measurement – maintenance-free, rugged, long service life
    • High reproducibility (0.3 mm / 1 mm), high system resolution (0.1 mm)
    • SSI and PROFIBUS interfaces
    • Determination of absolute position
    • Measuring lengths of up to 1,700 m possible
    • Can be used in harshest ambient conditions
    • High traversing speeds of up to 6.6 m/s
    • Distance tolerance between read head and measuring element: up to 55 mm ± 20 mm possible
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