Encoders for hazardous locations

Encoders certified for use in potentially explosive environments.

A growing range of Leine Linde encoders are certified for use in hazardous areas, zones 1, 2, 21 and 22, where an explosive environment may occur. Ex certifications included in our product range:

  • ATEX (Europe)
  • EAC Ex (Russia and Eurasian economic union)
  • CCC Ex (China)
  • UL-listing (North America)
  • JPEx (Japan)



Every Ex certified encoder provides the same high performance, long service life and reliability as the standard Leine Linde encoders. Our encoders are made with top quality in every detail, from choice of bearings to electronic components, and they go through an extensive quality control. They are built to maintain uptime and performance in the most demanding environments. Enclosures, flanges and shafts are flameproof and corrosion resistant.

Ex-proof absolute encoders

Our ATEX and IECEx certified absolute encoders include both solid and hollow shaft models and encoders with either single or multiturn functionality.

Ex-proof incremental encoders

Our ATEX and IECEx certified incremental encoders are available for shafts of all sizes, including very large shaft diameters.

Approved supplier

Leine Linde is a pre-qualified supplier in accordance with the Achilles supplier lists FPAL & JQS.