Absolute encoders
AFS/AFM60 Ethernet

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    • Performance
      Number of steps per revolution (max. resolution)262,144 (18 bit)
      Number of revolutions4,096 (12 bit)
      Max. resolution (number of steps per revolution x number of revolutions)18 bit x 12 bit (262,144 x 4,096)
      Error limits G0.03° 1)
      Repeatability standard deviation σr0.002° 2)
      • 1) In accordance with DIN ISO 1319-1, position of the upper and lower error limit depends on the installation situation, specified value refers to a symmetrical position, i.e. deviation in upper and lower direction is the same.
      • 2) In accordance with DIN ISO 55350-13; 68.3% of the measured values are inside the specified area.
    • Interfaces
      Communication interfaceEtherCAT®
      Communication Interface detailCoE (CAN over EtherCAT®)
      Encoder profileCiA DS-406
      Data transmission rate (baud rate)

      10 Mbit/s

      100 Mbit/s

      Transmission mediumCAT-5e cable
      Initialization time6 s
      Cycle time125 µs ... 100 ms
      Parameterising data

      Number of steps per revolution

      Number of revolutions


      Counting direction

      Sampling rate for speed calculation

      Unit for output of the speed value

      Round axis functionality

      Singleturn or multiturn access mode

      Quicker data exchange mode

      Electronic cams

      Available diagnostics data

      Minimum and maximum temperature


      Position monitoring

      Power-on counter

      Operatinghours counter power-on/motion

      Counter of direction changes/number of movements cw/number of movements ccw

      Minimum andmaximum operating voltage

      Signal monitoring for singleturn and multiturn

    • Electrical data
      Connection type

      Male connector, 1x, M12, 4-pin, axial 1)

      Female connector, 2x, M12, 4-pin, axial 2)

      Supply voltage10 ... 30 V
      Power consumption≤ 3 W (without load)
      Reverse polarity protection
      MTTFd: mean time to dangerous failure80 years (EN ISO 13849-1) 3)
      • 1) A-coded.
      • 2) D-coded.
      • 3) This product is a standard product and does not constitute a safety component as defined in the Machinery Directive. Calculation based on nominal load of components, average ambient temperature 40°C, frequency of use 8760 h/a. All electronic failures are considered hazardous. For more information, see document no. 8015532.
    • Mechanical data
      Mechanical designBlind hollow shaft
      Shaft diameter14 mm
      Weight0.2 kg
      Shaft materialStainless steel
      Flange materialAluminum
      Housing materialAluminum
      Start up torque0.8 Ncm (+20 °C)
      Operating torque0.6 Ncm (+20 °C)
      Permissible movement static

      ± 0.3 mm (radial)

      ± 0.5 mm (axial)

      Permissible movement dynamic

      ± 0.05 mm (radial)

      ± 0.1 mm (axial)

      Operating speed≤ 6,000 min⁻¹ 1)
      Moment of inertia of the rotor40 gcm²
      Bearing lifetime3 x 10^9 revolutions
      Angular acceleration≤ 500,000 rad/s²
      • 1) Allow for self-heating of 3.3 K per 1,000 rpm when designing the operating temperature range.
    • Ambient data
      EMCAccording to EN 61000-6-2 and EN 61000-6-3 1)
      Enclosure rating

      IP65, shaft side (IEC 60529)

      IP67, housing side (IEC 60529) 2)

      Permissible relative humidity90 % (Condensation not permitted)
      Operating temperature range–40 °C ... +85 °C
      Storage temperature range–40 °C ... +100 °C, without package
      Resistance to shocks100 g, 6 ms (EN 60068-2-27)
      Resistance to vibration30 g, 10 Hz ... 2,000 Hz (EN 60068-2-6)
      • 1) The EMC according to the standards quoted is achieved if screened cables are used.
      • 2) With mating connector fitted.
    • Classifications
      eCl@ss 5.027270502
      eCl@ss 5.1.427270502
      eCl@ss 6.027270590
      eCl@ss 6.227270590
      eCl@ss 7.027270502
      eCl@ss 8.027270502
      eCl@ss 8.127270502
      eCl@ss 9.027270502
      eCl@ss 10.027270502
      eCl@ss 11.027270502
      eCl@ss 12.027270502
      ETIM 5.0EC001486
      ETIM 6.0EC001486
      ETIM 7.0EC001486
      ETIM 8.0EC001486
      UNSPSC 16.090141112113

    Technical drawings

    Dimensional drawing Blind hollow shaft
    Attachment specifications
    PIN assignment Male connector
    PIN assignment Female connector
    Connection diagram
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