OstBridge team is a comprehensive solution and components provider of linear encoders, angle encoders, rotary encoders, length gauges, CNC controls, and digital readouts for machines, automation systems, and metrology applications. For Rotary Encoders our product range includes European Brands: HEIDENHAIN, PRECIZIKA, and Chinese Brands: YuHeng.

We provide customers with rotary encoders with premium quality, durability, and precision. For the exact application of elevators, machine tools, servo drives, we can offer customer-specific solutions.


The Questions you may concern about:

What are the Advantages of Rotary Encoders?

  • Non-contact sensing: Most rotary encoders use non-contact sensing technology, such as optical, magnetic, or capacitive sensors, to measure the rotary position and speed, eliminating the mechanical wear and friction that are common in contact-based sensors.
  • High accuracy and resolution: Rotary encoders can provide high-resolution measurements of rotary position and speed, with typical resolutions ranging from a few degrees to sub-degree or even arc-second-level accuracy.
  • Easy integration: Rotary encoders are typically compact, lightweight, and easy to integrate into various mechanical systems, such as motors, gearboxes, and shafts. They are available in various sizes, mounting options, and communication protocols, to fit different applications.
  • Real-time feedback: Rotary encoders can provide real-time feedback of the rotary position and speed, enabling precise and dynamic control of the motion of the machine or the system.
  • Safety features: Some rotary encoders include safety features, such as fault detection, signal interpolation, and redundant channels, to ensure safe and reliable operation in critical applications, such as medical devices and aerospace.

What are the Applications of Rotary Encoders?

  • Motion control: Rotary encoders are commonly used in CNC machines, robotics, and automation systems to control the position and speed of the motors, ensuring precise and smooth motion.
  • Feedback control: Rotary encoders are used in closed-loop feedback control systems, such as servo systems and stepper motor control, to maintain accurate and stable motion of the system.
  • Position sensing: Rotary encoders are used to determine the rotary position and orientation of various mechanical components, such as cranes, wind turbines, and satellites.
  • Velocity sensing: Rotary encoders are used to measure the rotational speed and acceleration of rotating shafts, such as in automotive engines and industrial machinery.
  • Safety and security: Rotary encoders are used in safety-critical applications, such as medical devices and aerospace, to ensure safe and reliable operation of the systems, as well as in security and surveillance systems to monitor the rotation and movement of various objects.
  • Rotary encoders are essential sensors in many applications that require accurate and reliable rotary motion control, offering high accuracy, resolution, and real-time feedback. With their compact and versatile design, rotary encoders can be easily integrated into various mechanical systems, providing valuable information for motion control, feedback control, position sensing, velocity sensing, safety, and security.


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