Encoders for Food Industry

At Hohner Automation, we are committed to innovation and quality, offering a new range of encoders specifically designed for the food industry. Our robust encoders ensure optimal performance in demanding environments, providing the efficiency and precision that the food sector requires. Robust Encoders for the Food Industry Our INOX series of encoders is made with […]

The selection of flexible couplings is a crucial aspect in encoder installations. As experts in encoder technology, we understand the pivotal role that proper coupling plays in ensuring optimal encoder performance and longevity. Key Characteristics of Flexible Couplings Advantages of Proper Coupling Selection Key Points for Selection and Installation Coupling Selection Criteria The following table […]

We’re excited to introduce Hohner’s latest innovation: the XTENSION PRESSURE (XTP) linear measuring sensor. Designed to meet the challenges of traditional piston displacement sensors, the XTP offers a reliable and durable solution for measuring linear distances in hydraulic cylinders. Key Features: The XTP Draw Wire Sensor delivers precise measurements without wear, reducing maintenance requirements and […]

Standard industrial encoders, whether incremental or absolute, can provide solutions to the needs of many general industrial motion control applications. However, these devices are more likely to fail when placed in harsh environments that expose them to strong shocks and vibrations, prolonged immersion in liquids, intensive cleaning procedures, aggressive contaminants, or electromagnetic noise. Heavy Duty […]

Analog Encoders

Flexibility meets simplicity in the renewed range of analog encoders from Hohner. There is no need for costly and over-complicated absolute encoders. Hohner new e24 & e58 Series are available in a wide range of models, both singleturn and multiturn, with a resolution up to 16 bits. In addition, we can find them in solid […]

We customize each encoder according to the customer needs and applications, even for small series or samples, without additional cost.

On 23rd March, we celebrate the first India Distributor Leadership Conference 2022 in Mumbai. The conference witnessed participation of Hohner distributor management team from various parts of the country alongwith Hohner top management from Europe. Mission India – was the main theme for the session which mentioned effective distribution network as one of the key […]

News 2021-2022

Despite not being able to participate in the last SPS exhibition in Nuremberg, we would like to present you our latest product news: e36 & e58 Series are the new singleturn and multiturn absolute encoders from Hohner. Fully electronic, and with SSI and BiSS-C interfaces, offer great performane for a wide range of applications.   […]

Absolutos SSI

Hohner Automation expands its range of multiturn and singleturn absolute encoder with the SSI communication interface, completely digital.

Corporate brand

At Hohner Automation we update our corporate brand to adapt it to the new times, providing modernity and simplicity in our brand.

In Hohner Automation have started this 2021 growing our accessory range for the encoders: The flexible angle 90.1202 joined with the measuring wheel and one encoder allow the measuring and the control in the applications of artificial vision, printing and label covering, metal flange cutting, among other applications.   In measuring wheels, we have incorporated […]

Dear Clients and Collaborators, In relation to the spread of the Covid-19, we would like to inform you that Hohner Automation maintains its activity and will remain open according to the planned schedule. Our priority is to always ensure the health and safety of our employees, partners and customers. We are therefore adhering to strict […]

Hohner extend its facilities

December 30, 2019

This 2019 the new industrial warehouse from Hohner was inaugurated. This space of 1.400m² is intended to expand the productive capacity in its factory in Breda, Girona (Spain).   The new warehouse has allowed to increase and renovate the different areas and departments of the company, such as the warehouse, the material quality inspection or […]

Heavy Duty Encoders

October 21, 2019

The new Heavy Duty encoders have a resistance and integrity to withstand the maximum temperatures, impacts, agitations and dirt. Some of its applications are wind turbines, mining, steel…

E36 SERIES are the new Miniature Absolute Encoders from Hohner Automation. Fully electronic, with an external diameter of just 36,5mm, and multiturn resolutions up to 37 bits, the E36 encoders offer great performance for a wide range of applications. There are two available Interfaces: SSI and BiSS-C, and the option of Solid shaft Ø 6 […]

Is an IP69K encoder necessary?

February 19, 2019
IP69K For Extrem Enviroments

Our mechanical engineer, Sergi Ferrer, explains in his article the different types of IP protection and the tests that the Hohner 10K encoder has passed to obtain IP69K classification.

Draw Wire Sensor Systems

October 30, 2018

Hohner draw wire sensors offer a simple solution to measure linear speed and position. Utilizing a spring-wound cable reel with a rotary encoder mounted on the hub of the reel, Hohner draw wire sensors can precisely measure linear position. Common applications include telescoping cranes and industrial equipment like forklifts, oil and gas drilling equipment, and […]

HOHNER AUTOMATION SL participates in the project “IGNITE”, referring to the control and integration of intelligent machinery (Exp. COMRDI16-1-0016), with the aim of promoting technological development, innovation and quality research. The project has been co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund of the European Union within the framework of the ERDF Operational Program for Catalonia […]

The BiSS-C interface is a fully-digital bidirectional connection for absolute measuring systems. Therefore, BiSS-C has been designed for maximum performance, transmission reliability and security. The great advantage of the BiSS-C interface is its open source protocol, offering high speeds (data rate up to 10 MHz) and a delay compensation for the optimal operation of the […]

The new Hohner linear measurement system with measuring wheel is a complete and space-saving solution for accurate positioning. This system consists of a Hohner solid shaft encoder, a flexible support angle (90.1205 / 90.1204 / 90.1206) and a non-slip measuring wheel. The support angle with large spring travel and high press-on force allow to compensate […]

Parabolic trough solar concentrators use parabolic mirrors to focus the sunlight onto a receiver pipe filled with liquid. The heat energy is then used to generate electricity in a steam generator. The tilt angle of the reflecting mirrors is important to ensure that the sun rays are continuously focused on the receiver pipes. Here it […]

Hohner has developed IP69K encoders, with stainless steel housing, flange and shaft. SERIE 10K and SERIE 19K are approved for ECOLAB detergents and are cleaning compatible acording to EHEDG (European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group), ideal for food and beverage industries.    


November 14, 2016

At Hohner Automation we place at your disposal our more than 30 years of experience in the manufacture of encoders to always offer you tailor-made solutions, even for small series or samples. Now we introduce our new 130M, an IP68 incremental magnetic encoder designed specifically to be used immersed in liquids, offering excellent results in […]

Hohner Automation expands its range of inclinometers with the new IN360C and IN360A Series. 360º inclinomenters with high resoution (up to 0,001º), 1 or 2 axes and protection against electrical disturbs, thermal shocks and harsh enviroments. IN360C 360º inclinometer with CANopen output The new inclinometer IN360C with CANopen certified interface and anti-vibration programmable filter can be configured for […]

One of the strengths of Hohner Automation is the ability to adapt our products to the customer needs. Now we introduce the new magnetic encoders SERIE MR, SERIE MRH and SERIE MIE, three success stories to solve different assembly requirements: SERIE MR ENCLOSED ASSEMBLY The incremental magnetic encoder SERIE MR is specially designed for applications under adverse […]

SERIE 50 and SERIE 50H encoders are confirmed as the most robust solution for applications where small size encoders are required. With an outer diameter of only 50mm and a sturdy constitution, Hohner Series 50 and 50H equal benefits of the best Ø58mm encoders. Through tests conducted in Applus laboratories, the encoders have passed crash tests […]

Hohner Automation participated in a new edition of the SPS IPC Drives exhibition (24-26 November 2015), that this year has become overcome with more than 64,385 visitors and 4% more exhibitors. We express our gratitude for the interest of all members, customers and professional colleagues who came to our booth and shared ideas, needs and projects with our […]

Hohner Automation cooperates

December 22, 2015

Hohner Automation cooperated in a new edition of the campaign to collect toys by Creu Roja Joventut, this year under the slogan “There are many toys. Choose your way to help”. The personnel of the company are involved with the project, building his own point of collection and solidarity. Hohner Automation also collaborated last December […]

Hohner Automation expands series with operating temperature range -40 °C to +85 °C. This new attribute increases possible application solutions with very low temperatures environments, without reducing the encoder’s lifetime.

Hohner Automation attended the last edition of Hispack & BTA (21-24 April 2015), celebrated in Barcelona, the leading trade fair for the packaging industry. “Solutions for Packaging Industry” was the motto with which our team presented the latest developments and products from Hohner. We offered a wide range of optical encoders for machine manufacturers, technologies […]

High Resolution Encoders

April 23, 2015

Hohner Automation has gone a step further in the production of high resolution optical encoders. Thanks to the technique of interpolation electronics, Hohner has managed to increase the resolution of the series Serie 10, Serie 10 IP67, Serie 58, Serie 19, Serie 59, Serie 30 and Serie 30 IP67 to 50,000 pulses. The result is encoders of […]

Interpolated Signals

January 16, 2015

The purpose of this document is to objectively present the main features and differences between the signals provided by an incremental optical encoder and an interpolated incremental optical encoder. On the first case, the number of pulses coincides with the pulses number of its associated optics, while in the interpolated case the generated number of signals […]

Miniature Encoders

December 4, 2014

Hohner Automation has a complete range of miniature incremental shaft and hollow shaft encoders, from 4 to 6 mm.

SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, Germany, is one of the most important trade fairs in encoders and automation industry. It covers all components down to the system and offers herewith integrated automation solutions. At SPS IPC Drives 2014, from 25th to 27th November, Hohner Automation has presented its new programmable encoder and the new range of miniature encoders. Proximally, Hohner […]

Hohner Automation has attended the 33rd Motek – International trade fair for automation in production and assembly, from 6 to 9 October 2014. Motek is the international leading trade fair for production and assembly automation, with 941 exhibitors from 97 countries and more than 35.000 professional visitors relaed with the automation in production and assembly. Hohner has come in […]

In order to accommodate to the growing demand and continuing the growth plan of the company, during 2014 Hohner Automation expands facilities, adding a new production line. The company’s first phase of the growth plan consists in enlarging the production line and building a new mechanical department and reception of materials. Moreover, the factory will […]

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