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An optical encoder is a device designed to measure linear or rotary motion by detection of the movement of markings on a transparent medium past a fixed point of light. The encoder has a moving code plate, a glass disc with positional or angular information -- generally bit information and -- simple geometric optics for readout.
Applied Image Inc. - Rochester, NY
APPLIED IMAGE is world-renowned for its wide range of high quality off-the-shelf product lines as well as its custom manufacturing capabilities using the latest technologies and material to produce to your exact needs and specifications. APPLIED is truly a one-stop-shop; from design and prototype...
Gurley Precision Instruments, Inc. - Troy, NY
Manufactures stock and custom reticles, lenses, prisms, mirrors, resolution targets, step wedges, divided circles, absolute and incremental discs/scales, precision patterns and replications, measuring devices, rotary/linear encoders, engineering and surveying instruments and digital readout systems...
Max Levy Autograph, Inc., Sub. of II-VI Incorporated - Philadelphia, PA
Specializes in ultraprecision patterned components for the photonic, military/aerospace, semiconductor and metrology industries. Applications range from the x-ray out to infrared. Major manufacturing process capabilities include: photolithography, electroforming, photochemical etching, film...
Metrigraphics, LLC - Wilmington, MA
Worldwide supplier of high-precision photolithographic services. Core technologies include high resolution photolithography, micro-miniature electroforming, ion-beam etching and thin-film sputter deposition. Microfluidic nozzles and orifice plates. Extreme density flex circuits. Precision patterns...
AdvanTech International - Somerset, NJ
Allied Motion Tulsa, Sub. of Allied Motion Technologies Inc. - Tulsa, OK
Bedford Opto Technology Ltd. - Biggar, Scotland
BEI Precision Systems & Space Co. Inc., Sub. of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) - Maumelle, AR
Canon U.S.A., Inc., Industrial Products Div. - San Jose, CA
Digi-Key Corp. - Thief River Falls, MN
Encoder Design Associates - Clifton Park, NY
Fagor Automation Corp., Division of Mondragon - Elk Grove Village, IL
FSI Technologies Inc. - Lombard, IL
Heidenhain Corp., Sub. of Dr. Johannes Heidenhain GmbH - Schaumburg, IL
Hohner Corp. - Beamsville, Canada
iC-Haus Corp. - Grand Isle, VT
iC-Haus GmbH - Bodenheim, Germany
Maxon Precision Motors, Inc., Sub. of Maxon Motor AG - Fall River, MA
Microchrome Technology Products, Division of HTA Enterprises, Inc. - San Jose, CA
MicroE Systems, Division of GSI Group - Bedford, MA
MICROMO, Member of the Faulhaber Group - Clearwater, FL
Micronor Inc. - Newbury Park, CA
Nidec Copal Electronics Corp. - Tokyo, Japan
Pepperl+Fuchs Inc. - Twinsburg, OH
Photofabrication Engineering, Inc. (PEI) - Milford, MA
Quantum Devices, Inc. - Barneveld, WI
Schneider Electric Motion USA, A Schneider Electric Co. - Marlborough, CT
Stork Veco International, Inc., Sub. of Stork Veco BV - Burlington, MA
Tecan Ltd. - Weymouth, England
Three Five Compounds, Inc. - New York, NY
TRW Conekt, Sub. of TRW Automotive - Solihull, England
US Digital - Vancouver, WA
A device designed to measure linear or rotary motion by detection of the movement of markings on a transparent medium past a fixed point of light. The encoder has a moving code plate, a glass disc with positional or angular information -- generally...
linear or motion measurement
detects movement of markings
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