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Challenges for industrial equipment manufacturers

Industrial equipment manufacturers (IEMs) are companies that build a specific type of industrial... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles August 15-21: PID control, tablet-based augmented reality, process optimization, more

Articles about PID control and loop tuning fundamentals, tablet-based augmented reality, improving... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering August 8-14: PID control, tablet-based augmented reality, high-performance HMIs, more

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Top 10 Control Engineering July 8 to August 8: PID control, high-performance HMIs, oil and gas skills gap, more

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Top 5 Control Engineering articles, August 1-7: PID control, smart machines and IIoT, control system migration, more

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Lessons and advice to make VFD commissioning easier

With variable frequency drive (VFD) commissioning, aspects such as design, codes and standards, and... » more

Mechatronics efficiency achieved by designing for functional excellence

Mechatronics design looks at complexity of interdisciplinary technologies, and there are a number... » more

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Extended deadline, last day: Engineers' Choice Awards

Get significant exposure for automation-related products while letting Control Engineering subscribers review the finalists. Enter today, Aug. 12, the last day of the extended deadline for the 2017 Engineers' Choice Awards.

Ergonomic game-style controller for remote-controlled applications

Apem's PC Series is an ergonomic game style pendant controller is designed to accommodate Apem's TS Series miniature proportional joystick and is ideal for controlling unmanned vehicles, robotics and other remote controlled... » more

Operator and monitor terminals with soft PLC

Pilz's Machine Interface (PMI) 6 Control is an operator terminal equipped with a soft PLC in accordance with IEC 61131-3 as standard. » more

Control system with integrated Fieldbus diagnostics

Siemens' Simatic AFDiSD active field distributor features extended Fieldbus diagnostics that can be installed and allow users to access the latest information about their Fieldbus installation for information such as power,... » more

Control units designed for CANopen protocol slave devices

ICP DAS USA's CAN-8823 control units have 8 slots for I/O expansion and work with most digital remote I/O modules. » more

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Tips for a successful ControlNet system

Even though industrial Ethernet networks are becoming more common,... » more

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Pump Control: Introduction

The U.S. alone has 32 million motors and about...

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Poll of the Week

The MESA Manufacturing Operations Management Capability Maturity Model (July issue) focuses on:
Policies, procedures and training
Control of information
Control of documentation
Roles and responsibilities
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