Pittman Motors Offers New Compact Encoders for OEM Designs

Thursday, March 5, 2015

HARLEYSVILLE, PA—Pittman Motors, a premier manufacturer of customized DC brush motors, brushless motors, and gear motors, has introduced the PITTMAN E30C and E30D optical incremental encoders to satisfy the demands of volume original equipment manufacturers for encoders in precision motion control applications.

The E30C and E30D encoders are small in diameter and low-profile, yet offer high resolutions and multichannel outputs in an economic design. The E30C and E30D are 5V, 2 and 3 channel optical encoders and available in 64 different configurations.

The modular encoder package is a compact 30-by-8 mm size with alternate mounting arrangements. Connections are provided thru a locking radial or optional axial connector. The E30C and E30D encoders operate from -20 to +85° C and weigh only 5.6 grams.

The E30C encoder has resolutions of 200, 250, 256, 400 or 500. It outputs two-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible. Operating frequency is 40 kHz (200 to 500 CPR).

The E30D has resolutions of 500, 512, 1000, 1024, 2000 or 2048. It outputs two-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible, with an optional third channel index output. Complementary outputs also are available. Operating frequency is 55 kHz (500-512 CPR), 110 kHz (1000-1024 CPR), or 220 kHz (2000-2048 CPR).
The E30C & E30D encoders are available in kit form and adapt easily to many Pittman motors. Prototype encoders are available now on request.

About Pittman
Pittman is part of the AMETEK Precision Motion Control division. PITTMAN products are designed into a wide variety of high-tech motion applications, including lab automation, medical devices, communications equipment, semiconductor processing equipment, aerospace systems, and many other applications, where precision motion is critical.

The PITTMAN motor line spans a wide variety of DC motor sizes and technologies, ranging from 12mm-diameter brushless slotless DC motors used in high-speed medical applications to large NEMA frame DC servo motors used in sophisticated automation equipment. PITTMAN also offers a wide variety of complementary products such as gearboxes, encoders, brakes, and drive systems. For more information, visit http://www.Pittman-Motors.com.

AMETEK Precision Motion Control is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices.