Incremental Encoders - W56
W56
Heavy Duty Bearingless Encoder
 
  • Designed Specifically for Wind Turbine Pitch Control Units
  • Reliable Performance from -40ºC to +130ºC
  • Brake-Friendly Design Resistant to Stray Magnetic Fields
  • Bearingless Design for Maximum Life in the Toughest PCU Applications
  • Mounts to Standard 4.5" C-Face Motors
  • Redesigned Pulse Wheel for Crisp Signal Quality and Reduced Thermal Expansion
 
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General
Feedback TypeIncremental
TechnologyMagnetic
Mounting ConfigurationBearingless 4.5" C-Face mount
Mechanical
Encoder Size (Flange)4.5" C-Face
Hollow Bore Size1 1/8" or 15/16"
Housing MaterialAluminum
Max. Operating Speed5,000 RPM
Electrical
Resolution (pulses/revolution)1024 PPR
InterfacesDLD 4428
Environmental
Approvals / CertificationsCE, ROHS
Operating Temperature Range-40ºC to +130ºC
Storage Temperature-40ºC to +130ºC
EnviromentNon-Hazardous
Description
The W56 encoder is designed specifically for pitch control unit feedback and can currently be found operating in MW class towers. This robust bearingless encoder is unaffected by environmental contaminants making it a perfect solution for Wind Energy.
Industries
  • Wind Energy
Applications
  • Pitch Control Units on Wind Turbines