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Timken-patented and customized products stem from our vast experience in magnetic encoded technology. Millions of Timken sensors and encoders are in service today, precisely controlling movement in rotary equipment widely used in industrial, medical, robotic, off-highway and automotive applications.

Our patented designs use Hall Effect technology to obtain high resolution results in difficult environments. An improved alternative to conventional optical encoders, our encoders are backed by Timken technology, innovation and strength.

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Timken is customizing a new generation of magnetic encoders for autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs) used in the worlds’ most sophisticated warehouses.

Read how these small, high-tech devices make a big impact on automated warehouse efficiency.