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Heidenhain GB Ltd

202 London Road
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9RD
United Kingdom

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New ways to keep track of shaft positions 14/11/2009
Encoders are beginning to shed some of their older mechanical parts, such as gears, and take on new technologies such as AMR (Anisotropic-Magneto-Resistive effect) which has been used in computer disc drives for some time. Applications in extremely harsh industrial and outdoor environments appear to be the current goal of these new products. Manufacturers stop short of saying they will last forever, but for sure, they are much more durable and can be used in more inhospitable conditions. Full Story...