Hengstler Sales Meeting in Barcelona, Spain

Reautomatico OU took part in Hengstler Sales Meeting 2017

in Barcelona, Spain. It was robust meeting with big Hengstler team and more then 10 companies-participants, experts in automation and control systems.

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Choose the Right Product That Suits Your Application

Innovation in motor feedback encoders

Cost-Efficient Multiturn Kit Encoders

POSITAL’s new family of kit encoders provide the manufacturers of servomotors and other machinery with a rugged, accurate and cost-efficient means of building rotary position measurements into their products. The new kit encoders are based on POSITAL’s highly successful self-contained magnetic rotary encoders. Now however, the core components of these instruments are available as separate assemblies that can be readily integrated into other products.Continue reading→

Hengstler encoders will also speak BiSS Safety

In 2015, the Safety Communication Layer of BiSS Safety was confirmed by TÜV Rhineland for suitability for safety-relevant communication up to and including SIL3. In the future, Hengstler will offer this protocol for its rotary encoder portfolio in order to meet the steady growth in safety applications.Continue reading→

High-precision magnetic encoders with canopen interface

Rugged and Compact CANopen Encoders

POSITAL’s IXARC high-precision magnetic absolute rotary encoders are now available with CANopen interfaces. These new interface option is in addition to the previously announced SSI, EtherNet/IP, EtherCat, Powerlink, Profbus DP and Profinet interfaces. Together, this range of interface choices makes the rugged and compact IXARC encoders one of the most versatile devices of its type on the market.Continue reading→

ACURO® AX73 completes Hengstler’s range of ATEX-rated absolute rotary encoders

The new Hengstler ACURO® AX73 is a class-leading optical encoder offering attributes such as ease of installation, high precision and compact dimensions. In addition, the introduction of the AX73 completes the company’s comprehensive family of ATEX-rated absolute rotary encoders, both optical and magnetic. Equipment designers now have an unprecedented choice for a host of hazardous environment components.Continue reading→


POSITAL offers a wide selection of accessories that simplify sensor installation and help ensure a long and reliable service lives for both for sensors and the machinery they are monitoring.

Mating connectors of different types and lengths are available to ensure reliable electrical connections. Using mounting accessories from POSITAL will minimize wear and tear on encoders and help ensure reliability and longevity. Interface modules and displays provide users way of monitoring sensor outputs at a convenient location close to where the sensor is mounted.

Different industrial environments pose different challenges, which is why POSITAL is continuously adding new accessories to its portfolio. The quality of the accessories can be as important as the quality of the encoder or inclinometer. This is why we encourage users to rely on field-tested POSITAL accessories.

Encoder-Series ACURO AC58 now with EtherCAT

Encoder performance from Hengstler that exceeds the industry standard – now available with the popular EtherCAT interface.

Hengstler extends the ACURO® AC58 product line with the widely-usedEtherCAT interface. The number of systems using this open, powerful, Ethernet-based system continues to grow at a rapid pace. With the availability of the ACURO® AC58, incorporating an EtherCAT interface, users can integrate one of the foremost absolute encoders on the market, into virtually any system that uses EtherCAT technology. This simplifies the design process and guarantees reliable communication. Hengstler’s ACURO® AC58 EtherCAT encoder is naturally attested by an official compliance certificate issued by the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG).Continue reading→

Encoder for Hazardous Locations

POSITAL PROFINET ATEX/IECEx-certified rotary encoder is designed to operate safely in atmospheres where there are potentially dangerous levels of explosive gases or dust. These devices are part of the IXARC family of magnetic rotary sensors and are available in single- or multiturn versions. Rugged, reliable and highly accurate, these devices can be ordered with a wide range of mounting and coupling options that ensure that they can be installed in zones 1 and 21 (as defined from the ATEX directive).Continue reading→