We have been developing and manufacturing a wide range of measurement instruments since 1916, always with an emphasis on quality and durability. As our products remain in use throughout the world we continue to support our customers with spares, repairs and replacements.
In 2001 we joined with Rheintacho GmbH to create one of the largest rotational speed measurement manufacturers in the world. Rheintacho bring 100 years of additional expertise, especially in the field of non-contact sensors and stroboscopes.
As a consequence, our expanded range now covers a wide selection of products for the measurement, indication and control of rotational speed together with a range of stroboscopes for quality control and maintenance.
Our handheld portable range of tachometers and stroboscopes provides the user with the ability to measure speed and distance as well as carrying out maintenance checks by creating a ‘frozen’ image using a strobe. With equipment for use in a range of environments and applications there is a solution for every need.
Where a fixed solution is required we offer stroboscopes with a range of light sources, widths and trigger configurations to suit individual demands.
Our rotational speed instruments range from mechanical indicators which are directly connected to moving components, to non-contact sensors which generate a signal from the component and transmit this to electronic devices for control and indication. With this range we have the capability to supply effective solutions from stock, or to engineer existing products to meet specific requirements, either as a ‘one-off’ or for a serial production.
Our technical strength is key to remaining at the forefront of our industry, and we work closely with our clients during the product development process to ensure that when we design and develop a product for them it meets the specification and adds value to the finished product. Quality, accuracy and durability are fundamental to our success.
We believe that we can provide a cost-effective solution for your needs, and if there is not currently a standard product, please talk to us and see what we can do for you.
We understand that all of our customers are different and are looking for something that fits their particular requirements. It is for this reason that we offer customised solutions which take into account your individual needs. We believe that communication with our clients is paramount to offering products which are not only high quality and effective but also tailored to the job at hand. If you would like to discuss a customised solution or you have any questions, feel free to get in touch.
Non-contact sensors for measurement, indication and control of rotational speed. These sensors use various magnetic proximity measuring principles to monitor the speed of machine components. The measurement principle is determined by the application and a wide selection of standard units are available. Additionally, for specific requirements these can be either re-engineered or a new version designed and developed.
Here at RheinTacho, we supply a fantastic selection of high-quality 1-Channel Hall Rotational Speed Sensors. These sensors are particularly suitable for scanning in hydro motors and scanning in oil-filled gearboxes but are also suitable for a range of applications including general machine and vehicle construction, mobile operating machines, hydraulic drives and combustion engines. They feature 2.00mm at module 2 and 3.5 mm at module 4 air gaps and a frequency range of 0Hz – 30kHz. Degrees of protection vary across the range but include IP65/ IP67/ IP69K/ IP6K9K.
We also supply a select range of 1 Channel Differential Hall Rotational Speed Sensors. These sensors are ideal for use in applications where they may be exposed to harsh environmental conditions. Examples of applications include mobile operating machines, electric drives and hydraulic drives. They feature an air gap of 3.5mm at module 2 and a frequency range from 0.1Hz to 20 kHz. Degrees of protection vary across the range but include IP65/ IP67/ IP69K and IP6K9K. Please visit our website to view the range in full and/ or to download our brochure of sensors.
2-Channel Hall Sensors with PWM signals detect rotational speed and direction at the same time. These types of sensors are commonly used for applications including mobile operating machines, electric drives and hydraulic drives. They feature a maximum air gap of 4mm and a frequency range of 12 kHz forward/ 6kHz reverse. We offer two sensors in this range: 2-Channel Hall PWM FE Rotational Speed Sensor and 2-Channel Hall PWM FK Rotational Speed Sensors. Please head over to our website for more information or contact us directly at RheinTacho and we will be happy to help.
2-Channel Differential-Hall sensors are also available. These versions are designed to simultaneously detect rotational speed and direction and are commonly used with mobile operating machines, electric drives and hydraulic drives. Differential Hall Rotational Speed Sensors are suitable for detecting speed at points in harsh environments and are also effective for use on gearwheels where there is an out-of-round trajectory. Please visit our website to view our complete range of 2-Channel Differential-Hall Rotational Speed Sensors.
RheinTacho offers two Magneto-inductive rotational speed sensors: Magneto-inductive IDG Standard and Magneto-inductive IDG Heavy Duty. These speed sensors are suitable for measuring speed at high speed impulses and are widely used with utility vehicles, mobile operating machines, hydraulic drives and combustion engines.
Please visit our website for more information.
Stroboscopes are also available. These are used for non-contact measuring of rotational speed.
Our range of stroboscopes includes:
Stroboscope controls are also available.
Our range of stationery LED stroboscopes can be used for many different applications, including inspection, measurement and control. The various devices within this range include a selection of different features. Whether it is the inspection of machinery, manufacturing lines or non-contact measurement, we have the perfect model for you. It is also worth noting that our stationery LED stroboscopes can be supplied with or without a power supply. For more information, please visit the website where you can view our product brochure.
Our stationary XENON Stroboscopes feature high illumination intensity and are used to gather sharp and precise images. They can be mounted firmly on equipment and feature a tripod connection to allow for easy transfer to different locations.
Our range of stationary stroboscopes includes:
Both models feature a frequency range of 0 – 12,500 FPM and a large, homogenous illumination area for excellent results.
Our range of portable stroboscopes have been designed for use in particularly difficult environments. Whether it be maintenance work or inspections, our stroboscopes benefit from a durable build and are incredibly accurate and reliable. We can offer two different types of stroboscopes, including LED and XENON varieties. It's also worth noting that these devices are extremely easy to use thanks to "optically frozen" moving parts. To find out more, please visit the website.
Here at RheinTacho we have been a pioneer in the area of LED stroboscopy and are pleased to offer a fantastic range of Portable LED Stroboscopes.
Examples of the range include:
Please head over to our website to view the range in full.
The RT STROBE Pocket Rolux features state of the art XENON technology which produces super bright flashes at a reduced power consumption. This neat, compact, handheld unit is perfect for use in areas that aren’t easily accessible and is used to gather proximity rotational speed measurements of plants and machinery as well for monitoring moving parts in operation. This device is used for a range of applications such as for observations of fan blade deformation, the position of a toothed belt under load and mechanical movements on various machines. Measurements can be read easily from its LCD screen.
RheinTacho Vision Systems are perfect for controlling print quality and reducing waste. The systems are easy to use with fantastic web viewer interfaces and make production simple and straightforward. Please visit our website to find out more about our vision control technology and how our state of the art equipment can help your business/ application. For further advice and support, please contact us directly at RheinTacho and we will be happy to help.
We can provide a range of digital hand-tachometers which can utilised for a variety of different applications, including setting up machinery, manufacturing processes and service jobs. The devices themselves work by recording rotational speeds and run lengths. We stock tachometers with different approaches to measurement, including contact, non-contact and a mixture both. More information can be found online where customers can download our full product brochure. Alternatively, you can contact us directly.
We are pleased to present the Digital Hand-Tachometer Redpoint. This fantastic measuring device is used for proximity measurement of rotational speed and can measure distances up to 600mm. Its beam of light focuses on a thin sticker which is attached to the object and the beam reflects at the speed of rotation. Results are displayed immediately on the 5-digit LCD screen. The redpoint can be used for recording speeds of engines, turbines, pumps, mixers and more. To find out more about this fantastic digital device, please head over to our website where you can view our Youtube tutorial.
Our selection of Rotaro, digital hand-tachometers use both contact and contactless operation and can be used to measure length, velocity and speed. The optical or non-contactless method uses a beam of light to measure whilst the contact or mechanical method utilises probes. It should be noted that we can also offer specialised adaptors which work in conjunction with our hand-tachometers in order to provide further functionalities. More information can be found on our website.
Alongside our digital hand-tachometers, we are pleased to supply two high-quality mechanical tachometers. These units are used to measure RPM and surface speed and are often a preferred choice of measuring device due to their large, easy-to-read dials. Users can choose between our standard model and our ATEX model which has been htm modified and certified for use in ATEX zones 1 and 2. Both hand-tachometers feature a memory button which records the last recording until it is reset and a red 3-position range selector switch which allows the highest possible resolution and provides a multiplier of 1x, 10x and 100x measured value display.
The mechanical hand-tachometer htm has been expertly designed and created to measure RPM and surface speed. This tough and robust unit does not require batteries and features a memory button which records the last recording until it is manually reset. It also features a 3-position range selector switch to provide the highest possible resolution for each application. This hand-held device is easy to use and features a rubber shell for extra protection and improved grip. With its large, easy-to-read display, this mechanical hand-tachometer is often a preferred choice of measuring device for applications in a range of industries.
The Atex approved mechanical hand-tachmoter can be used to measure RPM and surface speed. Safety is incredibly important, especially when activities need to be carried out in environments with potentially explosive atmospheres. This has been taken into account when designing this range of tachometers. They benefit from an innovative design modification allowing them to be used in ATEX zones without affecting any of their other features. It should also be pointed out that our mechanical hand-tachometers are extremely accurate, with a measuring range of 0 ... 50,000 RPM and a measuring accuracy of ±0.5 %. The unit itself is manufactured from ABS plastic and is compact and durable with an ergonomic feel.
Much more information can be found online on our website, including a comprehensive video covering all aspects of the device.
RheinTacho supplies top of the range rotational speed monitors. These programmable units monitor the motion of machines and systems. They detect signals of speed and motion sensors and activate an alarm if the measured value exceeds or falls below a preset limit value. Rotational speed monitors are used for a range of applications such as paper, foil and textile production, machine tools, processing centres, gas, water and wind turbines and more. We offer the Rotational Speed Monitor Rotas which is our standard version and the Rotational Speed Monitor Rotas DNV GL which is approved as an emergency stop system by DNV GL.
This fantastic unit is used to monitor the motion of machines and systems in a range of industries. It is straight-forward to operate and can display 15 different units of measurement. The Rotas has a frequency range of 0.01 – 20,000 Hz, two independent relays and a programmable switching hysteresis. Please head over to our website to view technical specification and to find out more about the Rotational Speed Monitor Rotas. For further advice or information, please contact us directly at RheinTacho and we will be happy to help.
The Rotational Speed Monitor Rotas DNV GL has been approved as an emergency stop system by DNV GL and is widely used in shipping applications to shut down engines in an emergency. This programmable unit monitors the motion of machines and systems. It detects signals of speed and motion sensors and activates an alarm if the measured value exceeds or falls below a preset limit value. Please see detailed specification, images and downloads for the Rotas DNV GL on our website.
Our LED indicators are unique devices in that they have the aesthetic of a classic analogue indicator, but have the functionality and durability of a digital device. The indicators have been designed for use with large diesel engines and are available in two standard sizes, in order to accommodate all applications. Customers can visit the website for more information on these or any of our products. Customers can also contact us directly if they have any specific queries or problems.
Here at RheinTacho, we have been manufacturing mechanical and analog indictors for a number of years. These units provide users with robust and reliable solutions for a range of industry applications. Alongside our standard range of non-electronic products, we also provide support and solutions when instruments have become obsolete. As so many non-electronic devices were manufactured in previous years, this service is hugely popular. Please head over to our website to view our ranges of Analog Indicators, Mechanical Indicators and Tacho Generators.
RheinTacho is pleased to offer a diverse range of state of the art measuring devices, monitoring systems and associated equipment.
In addition to the categories listed above, we also offer the following:
For more information, please visit our website, or contact our friendly team at RheinTacho and we will be happy to help.
|VAT Number:||GB556 8613 10|
|Registered at Companies House:||11 October, 1989 (30 years and 7 months ago)|
|No of Employees:||1-10|
|Parent Company:||Rheintacho Messtechnik GmbH|
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