Magnetic Spindle Encoders feature fastener holes in the scale drum.

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HEIDENHAIN's ERM 2200 and 2400 Series Magnetic Spindle Encoders are offered with enhancements for functional safety. The Encoders include deeper and robust fastener mounting holes. The units feature small reader head designs. Encoders are suitable for machine manufacturers.

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HEIDENHAIN's Magnetic Spindle Encoder Now with Functional Safety

HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION is pleased to announce improvements to its ERM 2200 and 2400 series of magnetic modular angle encoders with Functional Safety in mind. The ERM series has long been used by machine manufacturers around the world with great success and enthusiasm.

In keeping with the growing trend requiring "Functionally Safe" axes (an EU standard) on machines, HEIDENHAIN has improved its ERM angle encoders to permit mounting to include a mechanical fault exclusion of these encoders, a key requirement in making a machine Functionally Safe.

These changes include deeper, more robust fastener mounting holes in the reader head and fastener holes in the scale drum itself. While making these changes, HEIDENHAIN also consolidated the reader head designs into a single, smaller footprint so the new heads will drop into the old designed space.

For complete information on the entire line of ERM - Magnetic Modular Angle Encoders:

HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION is the North American subsidiary of DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH, a leading international manufacturer of precision measurement and control equipment. Our product line includes linear scales, rotary and angular encoders, digital readouts, digital length gauges, CNC controls, and machine inspection equipment.

For more information, contact HEIDENHAIN's Product Specialist

Thomas F. LaRocca


333 E. State Parkway,

Schaumburg, IL 60173.

(847) 519-3398

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