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Rheintacho Messtechnik

Safe measurement, indication and control of rotational speed

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Company Data

RHEINTACHO Messtechnik GmbH

Waltershofener Str. 1
79111 Freiburg
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Fax: +49 761 445274


Ms. Isabelle Thumm
Marketing / sales
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Fax: +49 761 445274


Type of company

Year founded

No. of employees
51-100 (Status: 2016)

Annual turnover
between 10M and 50M EUR (Status: 2015)

Company profile

RHEINTACHO Messtechnik GmbH is a company with longstanding tradition and has been engaged for over 115 years in the field of rotational speed, a crucial control quantity for mechanical processes.

Just over 70 employees are employed at the company's headquarters in Freiburg.

In-house product development, production and assembly departments guarantee quick and innovative solutions to customers' individual requirements.

The production range incorporates a wide range of solutions of a high technical quality, principally in the field of rotational speed: sensors, hand-held measuring devices, rotary encoders and switching devices.

RHEINTACHO UK Ltd, a subsidiary of the German company RHEINTACHO Messtechnik GmbH, is specialized in the production of non-electronic measurement and indication instruments as well as tacho generators, and acts as a sales and service center for the UK and Ireland.

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Subsidiary/Branch office
Leeds, LS25 4BU
United Kingdom


Accessories and spare parts

RHEINTACHO complements its range of rotational speed sensors, stroboscopes and portable hand-tachometers with various accessories and spare parts, including XENON tubes, tripods, adapters, batteries and cables, etc. We are more than happy to help you make the right choice when it comes to selecting more

LED indicators from RHEINTACHO

The "semi-analog" LED indicators display the measured value using 71 LEDs. These indicators are designed to withstand very strong vibrations yet have the familiar look of an analog indicator. The two standard housing sizes and flexible inputs make the indicators a universal solution for all applications more

IP69K: FQ Speed sensors of plastic

With its high IP69K protection class, RHEINTACHO is set to introduce a complete new series of plastic sensors for detecting rotational speed and direction from the second quarter of 2016. Thanks to different sensor lengths, cable outlet directions and connector options, this product line offers users more

Mechanical hand-tachometer HTM

The mechanical hand-Tachometers htm are designed to accurately measure RPM and surface speed on a wide range of applications. The htm is a favored measurement device in several industries, including elevator maintenance, mining industry and others. The large, clear and easy-to-read dial as well as the more

FE Speed Sensor-The one that does it all

The RHEINTACHO FE rotational speed sensor provides you with today's most frequently used signal forms: 1-channel, 2-channel and PWM signal output. Three different electronic versions, each in installation-compatible, highly compact housings. The RHEINTACHO FE range offers three (3) different electronic more

Non-electronic products from RHEINTACHO

RHEINTACHO Brochure Mechanical indicatorread more

Other products from RHEINTACHO

This category includes a frequency-current/voltage converter, a system for detecting the direction of rotation, digital indicators and a power pack. All these systems have been developed for industrial use. Digital indicators: The digital indicator can display frequencies, speeds or lengths. Direction more

Rotational speed monitor from RHEINTACHO

The programmable speed monitor monitors the motion of machines and systems. It detects the signals of most speed and motion sensors. The rotational speed monitor rotas takes on an important role in complex systems. Working independently, it takes the load off the higher level control system. If problems more

Digital hand-tachometer from RHEINTACHO

The tried and tested digital hand-tachometer record rotational speeds and run lengths. Some of them use a proximity system by shining a light beam on a reflective mark; others use a contact system with special adapters for different more

Stationary stroboscopes - LED and XENON

Stroboscopes are versatile instruments for the visualization of very fast movements. They are important and necessary tools for the inspection and control of machines and manufacturing lines e.g in printing or textile industries. Stroboscopes could also be used for the non-contact measuring of rotational more

Rotational speed sensors from RHEINTACHO

These sensors use various magnetic proximity measuring principles to monitor the speeds of machine components in a range between 0 and 30,000 rpm. The application itself determines the measuring principle used. RHEINTACHO Messtechnik GmbH offers a wide range of standard products for the most varied more

Portable stroboscopes - LED and XENON

Ultra-efficient portable stroboscopes for precision measurements. Extremely bright portable stroboscopes to conduct measurements in difficult industrial environments, specifically for maintenance work/commissioning and more

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