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Can I Use an Anodized Aluminum Encoder in Corrosive Environments?

Posted by London Rhodes on Mar 22, 2021 11:35:33 AM

Although stainless steel is the most common choice for corrosive environments, you can also use anodized aluminum encoders. An anodized aluminum encoder is much lighter in weight than stainless steel, and offers benefits such as sulfur inertness, corrosion resistance and chemical inertness. However, it is common to paint the aluminum housing to help protect it from corrosive elements, such as salt.

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