Galil Motion Control's DMC-52xx0 EtherCAT master is a 32-axis motion controller with the ability to control up to 32 drives and is designed for applications such as point-to-point positioning, position tracking, contouring,...
Mantracourt's LCD20 load cell DIN rail signal amplifier has standard analog outputs of 4 to 20mA and 0 to 10 V with two digital inputs and has a specification to match most load cells, pressure or strain gauges.
Smart manufacturing is designed to rapidly create applications that enable collaboration between all people, systems, and assets, but there are key hurdles that need to be addressed for this to happen.
Series of stand-alone digital display units are designed to connect directly to rotary encoders, inclinometers, linear sensors, and provide a direct readout of position, rotational speed or angular displacement.
Electrical mobile applications have potential to help engineers do their jobs better. CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from...
Although there are still dozens of industrial fieldbus protocols used in machine automation, Ethernet is starting to become the norm with EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP becoming leading protocols in North America.
Without proper grounding in a RS-422/485 installation, the user becomes vulnerable to common mode voltage transients that can compromise accurate data transfer and sensor measurements and damage equipment.
The Control Engineering 2015 Engineers' Choice Awards program features 94 finalists across 26 categories. Voting will close on Dec. 31, 2014; Details and photos are available for each product. Voting opened on Oct. 20.
Robot companies are starting to collect data about their operations and, through the use of deep learning, improve performance by connecting their robot systems and using deep-learning AI networks for their industrial robots.