FMAX Absolute Measuring System Guides Linear Measuring System with Guide Rail and Carriage

  • No referencing necessary
  • Direct measuring
  • Measuring lengths up to 650 mm
  • High resolution of 0.01 mm
  • Repeating accuracy ± 0.01 mm
  • Insensitive to dust and dirt                       
  • Interfaces: RS232, RS422, SSI
  • Easy installation
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Mechanical DATA

Measuring principleabsolute
Repeat accuracy± 1 increment
System accuracy in µm at 20 °C

± (50 + 20 x L), L= measuring length in meters

Distance sensor / tapeguided version: fixed, unguided version: max. 0.5 mm  
Sensor housing materialzinc die cast
Housing dimensions
(L x W x H)
90 x 48 x 23 mm
Required magnetic tapeFMAB (guide rail with magnetic tape)
Pole pitch5 mm
 Max. measuring length 650 mm
Type of connectionopen cable ends
Sensor cable1.5 m standard length,  others on request, drag chain suitable 
Sensor cable bending radiusmin. 60 mm
Weightsensor without cable: approx. 200 g, cable: approx. 60g/m; guide rail + magnetic tape: approx. 390 g/m


Power supply voltage10 ... 30 VDC ± 10 %
Residual ripple< 10 %
Current consumptionmax. 150 mA
InterfacesRS232, RS422 or SSI
Resolution0.01 mm
Max. operating speed

0.5 m/s

Environmental conditions

Storage temperature-25 ... +85 °C
Operating temperature-10 ... +70 °C, -25 ... +85 °C on request
Humidity95 %, non-condensing
Protection classIP40 (standard), IP65 (option V)


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