Magnetic Tape

For measuring systems, guides and magnetic tape, Treotham are New Zealand’s experts and exclusive distributor of many international product lines. Our range of magnetic tapes have the required digital information for linear length measuring as incremental or absolute.

Components of Magnetic Tape

magnetic tape

Provided that different magnetic tapes are for incremental or absolute measuring systems, magnetic tapes also have differ by pole pitch. However, the consistent components of flexible magnetic tape include: 

  • Flexible tape - for adhesion
  • Flexible stainless steel - for strength & conductive purposes
  • Permeable cover band - for protection
  • Special pole searcher film - for determining the pole pitch and the number of tracks

For more information on magnetic tapes, including technical data such as operation temperatures and pole pitch, download the ELGO Magnetic Tapes Brochure (PDF).

Contact the Experts

Streamline your industrial applications with accessories and expert advice from our Auckland team of engineers and technicians. Contact the team by calling (64) 9278 6577 or emailing

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