Technical Papers

Design Guidelines for Customer-Supplied Hubs

Celera Motion's MicroE Optical Encoders offer standard hubs for each of our standard gratings. Should a customer want to design...

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Design Guidelines for Customer Supplied Encoder Interface Cables

This document is an overview of the required guidelines for MicroE encoder extension and adapter cables. It will allow customers...

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Cleaning Encoder Optics

Did you receive new product from MicroE with dirty optics? You should receive MicroE product clean from the factory. We...

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Alignment of Rotary Scales

Eccentricity error is the radial difference between the grating’s axis of rotation and the center of the rotary grating, see...

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Alignment of the ChipEncoder Series

Optimal alignment of the CE300 (7mm x11mm package) or the CE-40GC (6mm x 6mm package) is achieved through adherence to...

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Understanding Why Motor Phase Current is Different than Power Supply Current

This paper explains why the current in the windings of a servo drive is different than the DC bus supply...

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How to install an Air Bearing Spindle

There are many design considerations that must be taken into account when incorporating air bearing spindles into the design or...

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PurePrecision™ Optical Encoder Technology

MicroE’s PurePrecision™ technology has been the core optical technology platform leveraged by MicroE to deliver precision optical encoders to the...

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Understanding Resolution, Accuracy & Repeatability

Resolution is the smallest physical movement measurable. It is defined as the distance of a single count. For linear encoders...

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