Detection of carousel position
The carousel angle of rotation serves to control the transport of bottles through the blow stretching machine. A high-precision AFM60 EtherCAT® absolute encoder, which precisely synchronizes the rotations electronically, supplies the absolute angle. Its optimized mechanical system makes it easy to mount in a central position. Linear and rotative movements are coupled together via electronic cams.
Following product families can be usedProduct family AFS/AFM60 EtherCAT®Intelligent, powerful, precise
- High-resolution 30-bit absolute encoder (18-bit singleturn and 12-bit multiturn)
- Face mount flange, servo flange and blind hollow shaft
- Connection type: 3 x M12 axial connector
- Data tranfer speed " on the fly" in the range of µs
- EtherCAT® interface CoE (CiA DS-301) Device profile (CiA DS-406)
- Round axis functionality
- Alarms, warnings and diagnostics functions for speed, position, temperature, operating time, etc.
- Status display via 5 LEDs
- Up to 16 adjustable electronic cam switches