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What Is an Encoder?

Encoders are motion feedback devices that send signals to controllers in motion control applications. 

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What Is an Optical Encoder?

An optical encoder is a type of motion sensing device that uses light shone through a coded disk to track the movement...

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Cross Reference on the Fly!

In June 2018, EPC got to travel to an exotic locale: we were in Mexico City exhibiting at ExpoPack, THE show for...

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Applying Rotary Encoders in Packaging Equipment

Packaging equipment typically involves rotary motion along several axes. From spooling to indexing, sealing, cutting,...


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