Discrete Manufacturing - HMI, OI

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, November 16-22: PLCs, PACs, or IPCs; pressure transmitters; Engineers' Choice finalists; more

Articles about PLCs, PACs, or IPCs for a project; pressure transmitter selection; the Engineers'... » more

Controller for smart devices in manufacturing, industrial operations

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley ControlLogix 5580 controller is designed to enable faster... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, November 9-15: PLC or DCS, Engineers' Choice finalists, wireless communication, more

Articles about choosing between a PLC and DCS, the Engineers' Choice finalists, wireless... » more

Top 10 Control Engineering articles, October 13 to November 12: Engineers' Choice finalists, PLC or DCS, Leaders Under 40, more

Articles about the Engineers' Choice finalists, choosing between a PLC and DCS, the Leaders Under... » more

Caution: Automation opportunities ahead

Think Again: It’s easy to be overwhelmed with data when trying to analyze input to create... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, October 5-11: Leaders under 40, common VFD myths, motor starting methods, more

Articles about the Leaders Under 40, common VFD myths, current motor starting methods, OEE concepts... » more

Apps for Engineers: Vision applications

CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for... » more

Browser-based barcode reading interface

Mircoscan’s MicroHawk WebLink interface features a configuration utility for barcode reader setup... » more

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PLC series with IoT, telematics connectivity

Divelbiss' P-Series Bear Bones Family of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) programmable logic controllers (PLC) is designed to interface serial bus protocols, logging system data, and add Internet of Things (IoT) and... » more

Linear variable differential transformers for space-constrained applications

TE Connectivity's MHR-T Series of high-temperature, miniature linear variable differential transformers (LVDTs) are designed to measure displacement in space-constrained applications such as chemical plants and power turbines. » more

Digital controller for closed loop piezo actuators and stages

Queensgate’s NPC-D-5200 is a digital controller designed for advanced closed loop piezo actuators and stages and has the capacity to address a broad spectrum of alignment and metrology applications. » more

Industrial robot for material handling applications

ABB's IRB 8700 is a multipurpose industrial robot designed for material handling applications in the automotive, transportation and other heavy industries and it has a reach of 3.5 m and is capable of handling a payload of up to... » more

Vote now for the Engineers' Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, until Dec. 21.  » more

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Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Motors and Drives Video Series


Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes...

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Poll of the Week

Effect of Industrial Internet of Things and Industry 4.0: Compared to 2015, next year will your organization spend more on people, processes, and/or technologies than you would have without these two somewhat intersecting frameworks?
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51-75% more
76-100% more
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