Harsh Environment Rotary Encoders

Harsh Environment Encoders

Typical Characteristics

Netzer’s Electric Encoder™ meets the requirements for use in a wide variety of harsh environment applications, including avionics, and defense. The absolute rotary encoder’s contactless core, with its holistic structure, is extremely durable and resistant to vibrations and shocks.  Netzer specializes in encoders for harsh environments with a low-profile, hollow shaft structure that suits compact, high-density designs. Solutions for diverse harsh environments. 

Unrivaled Reliability

Utilizes non-contact, capacitive technology for consistent performance in extreme environments.

Versatile Applications

Ideal for defense, heavy machinery, drilling machines, cranes, and general pan and tilt control systems.

Durability and Easy Installation

Wear-free design eliminates the need for bearings or couplings, simplifying maintenance.


Typical Environment Conditions - Harsh Environment Encoders

  • EMC
    IEC 6100-6-2, IEC 6100-6-4
  • Operating temperature range
    -40°C to +85°C
  • Relative humidity
    < 98% non-condensing
  • Shock endurance
    100 g for 11 ms
  • Vibration endurance
    20 g for 10 to 2000 Hz


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    Resistance to Magnetic Fields