Fork Truck Application: Draw Wire Encoders
Mobile boom cranes can be used in construction, landscaping, demolitions and a whole lot of other, similar activities. Like all cranes, the crane operator needs to keep close track of the weight they are handling, the angle of the boom and how far out the boom extension is. Without careful attention to these three things, there is a significant risk that the boom will be overloaded and collapse or cause the whole mobile platform to tip over.
Download this application note to read more about how Sensata’s encoder products provide the proper solution for Fork Truck applications.