SICK (Minneapolis, MN) has announced the launch of the AFS60 and AFM60 absolute encoders with Industrial Ethernet. These dual-port Industrial Ethernet encoders provide EtherNet/IP, PROFINET RT and EtherCAT connectivity. Features include:
- An embedded switch functionality that reduces external switching components and re-routes data when cable breaks in the network are detected.
- Diagnostic functions that include temperature and acceleration monitoring.
- A durable metal code disc that is resistant to shock and high temperatures.
- A customizable resolution for customer-specific applications using resolution scaling or endless shaft functionality.
- An IP 67/65 protection rating.
For more information visit www.sickusa.com.