Dynapar Launches New SLIM Tach ST67 and ST85

Dynapar introduces new additions to its compact and rugged NorthStar SLIM Tach family, the SLIM Tach ST85 and ST67 Encoders.These encoders join the recently released Northstar SLIM Tach ST56 in providing our customers with the newest magnetic technology designed into the popular SLIM Tach products.

ST67 Slim Tach Magnetic EncoderThese redesigned magnetic digital tachometers show versatility in being able to provide reliable position and velocity feedback from electric motors in both industrial and harsh duty environments while being mechanically compact for space-constrained applications. The SLIM Tach ST85 and ST67 are thoughtfully designed for superior ease-of-installation coupled with precision sensing technology and will be available in a variety of mechanical configurations to custom fit your application.

The new design continues the NorthStar tradition of rugged and robust construction while upgrading the sensing technology and overall mechanical design to provide our customers with the widest sensing gap in the industry at 60 thousandth’s air gap. These encoders also come with a convenient diagnostic LED to provide visual status of encoder functionality

Dynapar’s SLIM Tach ST67 and ST85 encoders feature:
  • New Sensing technology with the Largest Air Gap in the Industry of 0.060” Provides Forgiving Installation and the Highest Tolerance to Motor Shaft Run-out in the Market
  • Bearingless ST85 Design Mounts to 180 C-Face Motors and the ST67 Mounts to 56 and 140 C-Face Motors.
  • Anodized Aluminum Housing with Field-Serviceable Connector Available in Single or Dual Output Options
  • On-Board Diagnostics with LED and Alarm Output for Immediate Identification of Signal Disruption
For further information on our new Northstar SLIM Tach family, please visit our new products page here

The Northstar SLIM Tach ST85 and ST67 digital tachometers are built to order and available for the general market starting June, 2013. The new models will be marketed under the NorthStar brand name and will be manufactured in the company’s Gurnee, IL manufacturing facility. For new or existing applications and volume pricing, contact a Dynapar representative at 800-873-8731 or visit our website for specifications and technical information.

About Dynapar
Dynapar is the recognized leader in rotary encoder products, as well as brushless and frameless resolvers, for motion feedback control. Dynapar delivers the most comprehensive rotary encoder selection, which includes incremental encoders and absolute encoders available with optical and magnetic encoder engines...all expertly engineered with you in mind. Whether you have a heavy-, industrial-, servo- or light-duty application on your hands, the family of trusted Dynapar rotary encoder and resolver brands can meet your specifications. Dynapar was founded in Gurnee, Illinois in 1955 and has been expanded through the acquisitions to include Dynapar™ Hengstler™, NorthStar™, Harowe™, and Encoder Technology brand product lines.

Pioneering the first true vector-duty hollow-shaft encoder launched Dynapar’s strong presence in several industries, including steel, paper, elevator, oil and gas, wind energy, medical, material handling, and industrial servo manufacturing. From small kit encoders to large mill-duty tachometers, Dynapar has the industry covered.

Dynapar customers rely on expertise and support provided from the U.S. sales and manufacturing location in Gurnee, Illinois: Phone +1 800.873.8731 or +1 847.662.2666; FAX +1 847.662.6633; In addition, Dynapar supports global customers with local sales and production locations in Germany, Japan, China, and Brazil.