Featured Downloads

  1. Laser Rotary Encoders For Highly Accurate Angle Sensing Datasheet
    9/20/2019

    Canon's family of laser rotary encoders provide highly accurate angle sensing for applications involving industrial and medical robotic engineering, stage position control, direct motor control, high-precision measurement instruments, and more. The available datasheet contains information on electrical, mechanical, and environmental specifications for each laser rotary encoder in the product line, as well as additional information on Canon's light-diffraction interference method.

  2. Surface Reflectance Analyzer: RA-532H Catalog
    4/25/2019

    The RA-532H is the first portable Surface Reflectance Analyzer in the industry that allows for the instant analyzation of almost any material surface and visualizes the results for the main four surface conditions. This analyzer’s comprehensive and reliable analysis can help to improve and maintain high-quality product appearance anywhere and anytime.

  3. Building Quality And Precision into DC Motors Is More Than A Process
    7/31/2018

    What do "quality" and "precision" actually mean describing a manufacturer’s reputation? Is it the design or manufacturing process that ensures quality? Is it having products that seldom fail? Or, is it just peppering the spoken and written word with the terms, with little meaning behind them?

  4. The Nuts And Bolts Of Brushless DC Motors
    7/31/2018

    An overview of BLDC motors, their basic components, how they operate, how they differ and where they are used.

  5. New Tool Measures 4 Surface Appearance Quality Conditions Simultaneously
    1/18/2018

    If surface appearance quality is critical to your product, learn about a new manufacturing-friendly tool that allows you to establish numerical standards for and measure four conditions of surface quality: gloss, haze, image clarity, and BRDF including Canon’s new parameter “Scattering C20, C60.” 

  6. Canon Proposes Imaging Solutions Business To Utilize Compact Multipurpose Module Camera
    9/15/2017

    Canon Inc. announced today that the Company has committed to a proposed new imaging solutions business that will leverage the optical and sensor technologies the Company has cultivated over many years. As the first step in establishing this business, Canon is developing a compact multipurpose module camera that the business will employ: the MM100-WS. Canon plans to display the camera as a reference exhibit at the Canon booth at various future events.

  7. Brushless DC Motor: BN16
    7/24/2017

    The new inner rotor type BN16 brushless motor is designed to support a wide range of medical applications such as infusion pumps, miniature pumps, respiratory/ventilation devices, etc. The motor features high output in a compact design while offering high efficiency and cooler operation. The BN16 inner rotor type brushless motor is able to generate a very low noise and quick response. Integrated circuit options and a built-in driver are made available for this product. A wide range of gearbox and encoder options are available.

  8. Can Your Laser Micro Drilling System Do All This?
    2/14/2017

    The recent introduction of 5-axis laser micro drill system expands the limits of micrometer range drilling. Canon’s unique technology creates flexible hole shapes and wider angles at significantly higher processing speeds. Stent production, injector hole drilling and micromachining will benefit.

  9. Brushless DC Motor: BN08
    11/22/2016

    The new inner rotor type BN08 brushless motor is designed to support a wide range of medical applications such as infusion pumps, portable medical devices, miniature pumps, etc.  The motor features high output in a compact design while offering high efficiency and cooler operation.

  10. Brushless DC Motor: BN22
    11/15/2016

    The new inner rotor type BN22 brushless motor is designed to support a wide range of medical applications such as infusion pumps, miniature pumps, respiratory/ventilation devices, etc. The motor features high output in a compact design while offering high efficiency and cooler operation. The BN22 inner rotor type brushless motor is able to generate a very low noise and quick response. Integrated circuit options and a built-in driver are made available for this product. A wide range of gearbox and encoder options are available.