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counter module

Multi-turn counter module by POSITAL uses Wiegand energy harvesting
November 12, 2020 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL-Fraba has introduced a new multi-turn counter module, a maintenance-free rotation counter that users can integrate into motors or other rotating machinery to provide a reliable count of the amount of rotations the

draw wire sensors

POSITAL draw wire sensors make linear position measurement easier
November 2, 2020 by FRABA Inc

Among the many solutions in the POSITAL-Fraba portfolio is the LINARIX line of draw wire sensors, designed to make linear position measurement easier. With these encoders, users easily scale their measurement ranges for

modular kit encoders

Modular kit encoders by POSITAL are digital alternatives to resolvers
October 21, 2020 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL-Fraba is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of kit encoders and other industrial motion-control equipment. The company is always on the leading edge when it comes to its line of

product selection tool

POSITAL has launched a new online product selection tool, EncoderMatch
October 9, 2020 by FRABA Inc

To help customers find replacement encoders quickly and easily, POSITAL-Fraba recently launched an intuitive online product selection tool, EncoderMatch. Targeting MRO needs, this platform combines a search engine, product configurator, and ordering tool.

EncoderMatch.com product selection tool targets MRO needs
October 1, 2020 by FRABA Inc

Find the replacement encoder you need quickly and easily. Minimum order quantity: One! Hamilton, New Jersey, September 2020 – After careful preparation and extensive beta testing with users and system integrators worldwide, the

smart rotary encoders

Smart rotary encoders by POSITAL are upgraded for Industry 4.0
September 24, 2020 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL-Fraba has upgraded its IXARC line of smart rotary encoders to meet the challenges of Industry 4.0 – by expanding the series to include support for the IO-Link communications interface. With this expansion,

SSI encoders

POSITAL’s team has just upgraded its IXARC programmable SSI encoders
September 2, 2020 by FRABA Inc

The IXARC series of programmable SSI encoders by POSITAL-Fraba has recently undergone an upgrade, with powerful new programming capabilities and tools. The manufacturer’s engineers have taken the programming concept to a new stage:

RTU interface

Rotary encoders, inclinometers by POSITAL now have RTU interface
August 12, 2020 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL-Fraba is always upgrading its products to boost their performance while complying with evolving customer demand. Most recently, the company has expanded its line of IXARC rotary encoders and TILTIX inclinometers – offering

electromechanical gyroscopes

POSITAL has upgraded its TILTIX inclinometers with new electromechanical gyroscopes
August 4, 2020 by FRABA Inc

Among the many technological solutions available from POSITAL-Fraba is its line of Dynamic TILTIX inclinometers, or tilt sensors. Standard inclinometers from many manufacturers tend to rely on accelerometers to sense gravitational forces, but

energy harvesting

The Wiegand system of energy harvesting converts energy for POSITAL
July 16, 2020 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL-Fraba is a major innovator in the field of motion control. The manufacturer always uses the latest technology in its encoders, sensors, inclinometers, and more. A hot topic in industry these days is

absolute encoders

POSITAL diverse-redundant absolute encoders: a safe, flexible alternative
June 30, 2020 by FRABA Inc

The newest technological breakthrough by POSITAL-Fraba is a line of “diverse-redundant” absolute encoders, an inexpensive, flexible alternative for safety-critical motion-control systems. Based on non-certified standard components, these devices supplement the company’s existing range

hollow shaft encoders

New hollow shaft encoders by POSITAL overcome the multi-turn barrier
June 22, 2020 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL is renowned for its constant technological innovation, and one of its more recent breakthroughs is its line of hollow shaft encoders. These new multi-turn kit encoders offer bold new options for designers

Fraba Group recorded a worldwide growth of 6.2 per cent last year
June 1, 2020 by FRABA Inc

In spite of ongoing trade disputes and structural issues in machine building and the automotive sector, POSITAL-Fraba and its international parent company, the Fraba Group, saw significant success last year. The corporation recorded

configuration device

UBIFAST configuration device by POSITAL is rife with great features
May 21, 2020 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL-Fraba manufactures an impressive lineup of industrial tools, like the UBIFAST configuration device. This instrument is used to configure the various parameters available in the company’s successful IXARC programmable encoders. Last year, POSITAL

Corona outbreak

POSITAL stays productive during Corona outbreak by taking precautions
April 15, 2020 by FRABA Inc

Since the Corona outbreak took hold, businesses around the world have been facing unique, unprecedented challenges. POSITAL-Fraba has kept its operations running successfully by taking careful precautions. The company’s main focus is on

industrial tilt sensors

Industrial tilt sensors by POSITAL have now attained UL approval
March 9, 2020 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL-Fraba is at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade fair in Las Vegas this week to promote its motion-control solutions to international industry. Among these products is a line of Dynamic TILTIX inclinometers, or industrial tilt

pressure-washing sensors

POSITAL pressure-washing sensors have IP69K environmental protection
February 25, 2020 by FRABA Inc

The most recent development at POSITAL-Fraba is a new group of pressure-washing sensors with IP69K-level environmental protection. Now available with more mechanical options and communication interfaces, these rotary encoders and inclinometers can stand

explosion-proof inclinometers

Explosion-proof inclinometers by POSITAL are ideal for hazardous areas
January 27, 2020 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL-Fraba has added a new member to its TILTIX family of tilt sensors: a line of explosion-proof inclinometers. These units are designed and built to function safely in work environments that have potentially

absolute kit encoder

POSITAL has developed the smallest multi-turn absolute kit encoder
January 8, 2020 by FRABA Inc

Technological innovation never stops at POSITAL-Fraba. The company has unveiled a fully functional prototype of its new miniature multi-turn absolute kit encoder for integrated motor feedback. This device is 23 millimetres high and

absolute rotary encoders

IXARC absolute rotary encoders by POSITAL now have IO-Link interface
November 19, 2019 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL-Fraba has recently upgraded and expanded its line of IXARC absolute rotary encoders – with support for the IO-Link communications interface. A popular, low-cost, and easy-to-implement communications system, IO-Link is designed to simplify

feedback encoders

POSITAL to showcase encoders, sensors, and more at SPS show
November 6, 2019 by FRABA Inc

As a renowned manufacturer of motion-control solutions, POSITAL showcases products at trade shows around the globe. Later this month, the company is exhibiting at the SPS (smart production solutions) show in Nuremberg, Germany.

cube encoders

New cube encoders by POSITAL have extra features and abilities
October 18, 2019 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL has upgraded an old industry staple with its new cube encoders. These incremental rotary encoders with cube-shaped housing have been popular with machine builders for more than half a century, due in

multi-turn kit

POSITAL’s new multi-turn kit encoders offer accuracy, dynamic response
October 7, 2019 by FRABA Inc

The latest innovation from POSITAL, its Hollow Shaft multi-turn kit encoders, is ideal for servomotors, stepper motors, robot joints, and any other position-control applications that require a hollow-centre design to achieve an optimal

Hollow Shaft kit encoders

New Hollow Shaft kit encoders by POSITAL have unmatched functionality
September 18, 2019 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL has done it again. The company’s new Hollow Shaft kit encoders are another major step forward in motion control, with unsurpassed functionality.  These encoders have a self-powered multi-turn capability that puts them

configuration tool

POSITAL’s UBIFAST configuration tool is upgraded with new features
September 11, 2019 by FRABA Inc

Among the innovative devices available from POSITAL is the UBIFAST configuration tool, which is used to configure the various parameters available in the company’s popular IXARC programmable encoders. Now, POSITAL has updated the

energy-harvesting magnetic sensors

Energy-harvesting magnetic sensors by POSITAL remove need for backup power
July 19, 2019 by FRABA Inc

Businesses continue to benefit from POSITAL’s famed Wiegand assemblies in many ways. They serve as a compact, efficient means of harvesting power for electronic circuits in electromechanical devices – which eliminates the need

multi-turn kit encoders

POSITAL kit encoders for stepper motors have multi-turn measurement ranges
June 28, 2019 by FRABA Inc

Stepper motors have become an attractive alternative to servo motors for precision motion control in industrial equipment, due to lower cost and improved performance. POSITAL recently launched absolute multi-turn kit encoders that measure

motion control sensors

New, innovative solutions lead to sales increase for The FRABA Group
June 3, 2019 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL is renowned for position and motion control sensors, which sell well around the world. The company is a member of the FRABA Group, which continues to grow steadily. In the 2018 fiscal

kit encoder

POSITAL introduces a cost-effective new kit encoder for stepper motors
May 27, 2019 by FRABA Inc

A member of the FRABA Group, POSITAL keeps developing new motion-control solutions, and the latest is a kit encoder for stepper motors. This product offers a low-cost alternative to servomotors in many motion-

tilt sensors

TILTIX inclinometers get an upgrade from POSITAL: new communications interface
April 3, 2019 by FRABA Inc

The acclaimed TILTIX line of inclinometers by POSITAL has received another recent upgrade. The company has added a new communications-interface option to these acceleration-compensated tilt sensors, which makes them easier to use in

Automate 2019

POSITAL showcases its great solutions at Automate 2019 and bauma
March 29, 2019 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL is respected globally for its first-class motion-control solutions – and it helps to maintain its reputation with appearances in major trade shows around the world. In April, the company is exhibiting in

motor feedback kit encoders

POSITAL’s motor feedback kit encoders now support various wire connections
March 4, 2019 by FRABA Inc

A manufacturer that always pursues the most innovative solutions, POSITAL has launched a full implementation of two- and four-wire versions of the single-cable BiSS Line interface for its motor feedback kit encoders. By

inclinometers

TILTIX inclinometers by POSITAL now come with Modbus RTU interfaces
February 8, 2019 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL, a member of the FRABA Group, has recently upgraded its line of TILTIX inclinometers with a new communication interface. Each device is now available with a Modbus RTU interface, based on Modbus

industrial kit encoders

POSITAL’s family of kit encoders now has three new members
December 7, 2018 by FRABA Inc

Industrial kit encoders are among the innovative motion-control products for which POSITAL is renowned. But this company does not rest on its past laurels; it always pushes itself to develop new solutions. Last

Wiegand sensors

POSITAL has upgraded its production facilities for manufacturing Wiegand sensors
November 12, 2018 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL’s line of Wiegand sensors is about to get bigger. The company has recently expanded its manufacturing facilities to enable it to ramp up production of these items. This major expansion will allow

analog rotary encoders

Analog rotary encoders by POSITAL now have higher speed, accuracy
October 22, 2018 by FRABA Inc

Encoders are one of the popular product lines that make POSITAL a widely respected provider of industrial motion-control equipment – including analog rotary encoders. Now, the company has made its programmable analog encoders

incremental encoders

POSITAL’s IXARC incremental encoders have new housing for tighter spaces
September 21, 2018 by FRABA Inc

IXARC incremental encoders are among POSITAL’s most popular products, acclaimed for high-resolution measurement and cost-efficiency. Now, this veteran technology company has made these rotary encoders even better. IXARC devices are now available in

magnetic kit encoders

Kit Encoders by POSITAL now offer both absolute and incremental position control
July 16, 2018 by FRABA Inc

Since their introduction in 2017, POSITAL’s magnetic Kit Encoders have caught on widely with motor manufacturers and machine builders, providing a reliable, accurate, and cost-effective means of building rotary position feedback into products.

magnetic encoders

POSITAL adds new connection cap to its magnetic absolute encoders
June 1, 2018 by FRABA Inc

POSITAL has recently made its line of IXARC magnetic absolute encoders even better. These magnetic encoders with CANopen interfaces now come with optional connection caps, which are designed to make troubleshooting and configuration

industrial sensors

POSITAL’s parent company, FRABA, observes its 100th anniversary this year
May 22, 2018 by FRABA Inc

A member of the FRABA Group, POSITAL is a major producer of industrial sensors for motion control and safety-assurance systems, like rotary encoders, inclinometers, and linear-position sensors. This year, POSITAL is helping to

rotary encoders

New through-hollow rotary encoders from POSITAL – adaptable and accurate
March 27, 2018 by FRABA Inc

The latest addition to POSITAL’s inventory of rotary encoders is its through-hollow series of incremental encoders, designed to monitor rotary motion in a wide range of equipment, such as servomotors, printing presses, and

kit encoders

POSITAL upgrades its Kit Encoders with new open-source communication protocol
March 5, 2018 by FRABA Inc

Launched last year to resounding acclaim, POSITAL’s magnetic Kit Encoders provide motor manufacturers and machine builders with an accurate, reliable, and cost-efficient way of building rotary position feedback into their products. And now,

Wiegand assemblies from POSITAL operate with no external power required
February 26, 2018 by FRABA Inc

As a top supplier of advanced industrial position sensors for motion-control and safety systems, POSITAL values state-of-the-art innovation in its products. This is a key advantage of one of its recent developments, its



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