The Heidenhain ERA 4480 is an incremental modular angle encoder with a scanning head and a steel scale drum with centering collar for easy mounting. This series is available with various grating periods depending on your accuracy requirements. The ERA 4480 angle encoders are also available for various drum diameters with a protective cover available if necessary.
Applications include highly accurate rotary axes in machine tools, fast rotating spindles, and highly accurate applications in the metrology and electronics industries. The corresponding scanning head provides very high scanning readability with their large scanning fields and special signal processing. This, along with their robust graduation and wide mounting and operating tolerances make for a dependable complete system.