ACE intorduce the new Hengstler Absolute + Incremental Encoder – combined in one enclosure!


The ACURO® family of encoders made by Hengstler, and distributed nationally by Automated Control Engineering (ACE), has been expanded with the addition of the new AC58-I; an encoder that can be used both for positioning and feedback applications.

In many drive and positioning applications, electric motors are frequently used, with an incremental encoder assuming the feedback and absolute encoders assuming the rotor positioning. Up until now, two encoders had to be integrated in order to attain the desired output signals. The use of 2 encoders not only increased the overall system cost, but narrowed the freedom of engineers in their constructive design.

Two in One!

With the new AC58-I, Hengstler now offers two encoders in one! Incremental and absolute encoder signals are combined together in one enclosure.

The benefits at a glance:

  • Reduced costs and smaller footprint

           Absolute and incremental signals are combined in one enclosure

  • Suitable for a wide range of climatic conditions 

          Offering a wide temperature range from -40 °C to 100 °C

  • Reverse-compatible with all common types of frequency converters

          Square-wave TTL or HTL signals are available

  • High system accuracy

          Resolution of up to 29 bit, up to 2048 increments

  • Interference immunity

          Offering high electromagnetic compatibility (up to 2 kV)

  • Non-susceptible to magnetic interference

          Thanks to fully optical scanning

  • Minimized installation time and costs

          One connecting cable is all you need.

Automated Control Engineering Group Pty Ltd (A.C.E.) specialises in the national supply of process and automation control equipment to a diverse range of industries that encompass the water, industrial, food, mining and petrochemical markets. A.C.E. prides itself on being able to supply the client with an exclusive range of products from major international suppliers that include AMCi, STS, Weber, Vacon, West Instruments, ASM, Hiquel, Kiepe, Hengstler, Conductix-Wampfler, Monitouch, Hawk, TransTech, FEAS and Pepperl + Fuchs.

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