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FAQ Linear and Ring magnetic technology

+ What is the structure and thickness of magnetic scales?
+ What chemicals will damage the magnetic scale?
+ How do the cover foil and stick-on reference mark affect the ride height?
+ What happens if the stick-on reference mark is applied incorrectly?
+ Why use the cover foil?
+ How to order the cover foil?
+ Various technical questions
+ What is the structure of magnetic ring?
+ How do I know which scale length to choose and what is the minimum distance from edges of scale for positioning the reference mark?
+ What are the specifications of scale adhesive tape?
+ Can LM encoder systems be used in linear motors?
+ How to install the magnetic ring?
+ How to install magnetic scale?
+ What does minimum edge separation mean and which do I have to choose?
+ Is it possible to order just the ring without the readhead and is it possible to order custom size rings?
+ How to cut MS tape correctly?
+ Accuracy
+ When is better to use stick-on reference than machined reference mark?
+ What is the MTTF (Mean Time To Failure) for linear and ring encoders?