Stacker-Reclaimer Position Monitoring

Stacker-Reclaimer Position Monitoring from Automated Control

By: Automated Control  05-May-2011
Keywords: Automation, Encoders

Application 

Monitoring of luff, slew and long travel upon stacker-reclaimer machinery.


Key Requirements

  • - Compatible with existing control system
  • - Resistance to an aggressive environment
  • - Highly accurate and repeatable
  • - Ease of maintenance and configuration
  • - Reliable life cycle


Solution

Hengstler series encoder with the following key features;

  • - Allan Bradley compatible communications via DeviceNet
  • - Robust stainless steel IP67 housing with high resistance to vibration and temperature (-40 to +85 deg C)
  • - Resolution up to 26 bit with adjustable Baud rate
  • - Plug-in termination base that provides easy access to DIP switch controls
  • - High MTBF (mean time between failure) figures

Keywords: Automation, Encoders

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