Barlow Technology supplied Encoders and Drive Control Systems can be used in multiple applications within a wide range of industries, including the Steel industry, Ports and Harbours and Mining. The following demonstrates some of the industries and applications we have worked within to supply a range of encoders and drive control systems: Steel Industry Side […]

Magnetic Encoder MAG


Barlow Technology can supply encoder solutions for large shaft diameters. Engineered to cope with hard wear, these specific encoders are built without bearings and are extremely robust: No matter if destined for drive shafts on ships, for engines powering open-cast mining excavators, for tandem motors or gas and water turbines – the incremental Magnetic Encoder […]

Absolute Encoders


Designed for operations in extreme conditions, Barlow Technology supply a range of ABSOLUTE ENCODERS to worldwide clients: Absolute Encoders, supplied by Barlow Technology are designed for extreme industrial conditions. They have a robust, thick-walled aluminium casing and large ball bearings with a high dynamic load rating; the encapsulated interior space remains sealed even when the generously […]

Incremental Encoders


Barlow Technology promotes a wide range of Incremental Encoders designed for heavy industry and extreme operating conditions. The supply of Incremental Encoders from BarlowTechnology, includes those designed specifically for use under extreme conditions. We are able to pass on to our clients, an extremely favorable price-performance ratio encompassing the huge amount of experience Hübner Giessen […]

Hübner Giessen Encoders and Drive Control


Barlow Technology is the UK supplier of a range of Encoders and Drive Control systems from Hübner Giessen – a world leader in the manufacture of incremental encoders, absolute encoders, tacho-generators and custom built motors for the Steel Industry, Paper Mills, Ports and Harbours, and many other industries. For more than 70 years, Hübner Giessen […]

More about Hübner Giessen


Hübner Giessen concentrate on products for heavy duty applications like no other sensor systems manufacturer in the field of encoder technology. Barlow Technology are delighted to be able to introduce and supply these products to our worldwide client base. Barlow Technology has long established business links with Hübner Giessen, being the sole UK supplier of products […]

Benefits of the Unit One Encoder


The universal encoder system U-ONE from Johannes Hübner Giessen combines speed, position and overspeed detection in a single unit. The system includes a universal basic unit that is connected to the electronic function modules on the switchboard via EMC proof fiber optic cable. Encased in a rugged aluminium casing the basic unit UOM 4L-1212 is designed […]

SB Series of Thruster Disc Brakes from Barlow Technology


Barlow Technology is the sole UK representative of industry leading brake manufacturer, Pintsch Bubenzer. With a new range of redesigned brakes manufactured for multiple applications, including hoists, trolleys and gantries, the low maintenance system has been designed to resolve issues associated with dated braking systems and outmoded manufacturing designs. Pintsch Bubenzer have a proven track […]

Benefits of the Unit One Encoder

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Combining up to ten functions, within one unit, the universal encoder system U-ONE, offers speed, position and overspeed detection diagnostics, without the requirement for additional units, resulting in a simplified and highly efficient solution for crane operators. Current set-ups with separate sensing device units, all channelled through one gearbox, via separate cabling, raise issues with […]

Case Study: Replacement of damaged Steel Crane Wheels

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Barlow Technology is extremely proud of over 40 years experience in the steel industry with a speciality in the supply of forged steel crane wheels to UK Ports and Harbours. Working as the sole authorized partners for leading European manufacturers, Barlow Technology has access to the most innovative products and processes, gearing this knowledge and […]