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Wire-actuated encoder SG60

robust design with 6000 mm measurement length

Universally applicable wire-actuated encoder with measuring lengths of max. 6000 mm, robust construction as well as precise and safe wire guidance, geared up for attaching the most diverse types of rotary encoders with a 58 mm standard flange.

Profile SG60:

  • Robust design
  • Easy mounting
  • Measurement lengths up to max. 6000 mm
  • Incremental or absolute encoder
  • Housing made of aluminum and plastic
  • High flexibility thanks to free choice of rotary encoders with 58 mm standard flange
  • Various wire types

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Mechanical data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Wire designø0.54 mm

steel wire

ø0.87 mm

steel wire, plastic coated

ø1.05 mm

para-line plastic rope

Extension force≥8 N

on the rope

Measured distance/ rope drum revolution200 mm
Acceleration≤23.5 m/s2
Weight~0.6 kg
Electrical data
Rotary encoders suitable for the SG60 are featured in RotoLine catalogue 2. Depending on the output signals the following are suitable for:
  • Analog outputs such as current or voltage: AV58M
  • Incremental outputs: IV5800
  • Absolute outputs: WV58MR, WV36M/SSI, WV36M/CAN 

The technical specifications for these devices are given in the respective data sheets.  A great number of transmitter versions of various manufacturers can also be used. 
System data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Repeat accuracy ±0.15 mm

depending on the direction of approach (1st layer)

Measuring range≤6000 mm
Travel speed≤3000 mm/s
Ambient conditions
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Ambient temperature-20 … 80 °C T1
-40 … 80 °C

T2 (drawing-in speed ≤800 mm/s)

Protection category

depending on the rotary encoder installed

Wire-actuated encoder SG60
Hint for mounting

When securing the wire it must be ensured that the wire is straight and vertical in relation to the wire outlet.  Recommendation: Only select the starting position after an unwound length of approx. 5 mm. This prevents the wire hitting the end stop when it is rewound. 

SG60 Hint for mounting
symbolic depiction

Scope of delivery
  • SG60
Ordering table
Feature Order data Specifications Additional information
Measuring range
1000 ... 6000 mm, in steps of 100 mm
Wire design
stainless steel ropemeasuring range ≤ 6000 mm
stainless steel rope, plastic-coatedmeasuring range ≤ 4000 mm
para-line, non-conducting, signal colormeasuring range ≤ 2800 mm
stainless steel rope, flexible rope outletmeasuring range ≤ 6000 mm
stainless steel rope, plastic-coated, flexible rope outletmeasuring range ≤ 4000 mm
Operating temperature
-20 … +80 °C
-40 … +80 °C≤ feed speed 800 mm/s
natural, anodized
others on request
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