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Flexible safety relay solution allows multiple safety zones

The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster 440C-CR30 safety relay from Rockwell Automation is designed to allow... » more

Precise motion control gives famous vessel new life

A piece of Cold War history uses automation for precise control of its floating dry dock. Less... » more

Apps for Engineers: Energy apps for iOS and Android

CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 170 engineering-related... » more

Developments to watch: Google gallops into robotics

Google expansion in robotics closes the control loop, bringing integrated sensing and actuation to... » more

ARC 2014 Industry Forum: New product announcement round up

At the ARC 2014 Orlando Forum, suppliers and organizations, such as AT&T Mobility, FDI Cooperation,... » more

GE Intelligent Platforms manufacturing software

Bob Gates, market director of manufacturing, announced significant updates to GE Intelligent... » more

Yokogawa process control advances

Mr. Masatoshi Nakahara, senior vice president, head of industrial automation platform business HQ,... » more

Siemens-FDI Cooperation, new FDI style guide

FDI Cooperation announced the first public release of the FDI Usability Style Guide and a preview... » more

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Flexible safety relay solution allows multiple safety zones

The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster 440C-CR30 safety relay from Rockwell Automation is designed to allow machine builders to implement required safety functions and multiple safety zones.  » more

Circuit breaker analysis mobile application

The Circuit Breaker Analyzer App runs on a Microsoft Windows 7-compatible tablet or PC to identify potential mechanical failures before they happen. » more

Security stopgap for Windows XP users

The Edge7200i security appliance from Milton Security Group is designed as a stopgap for companies and customers who have not upgraded from Microsoft Windows XP. » more

Optical rotary encoder series have no bearings

Heidenhain's ERO 1200/1400 series of modular optical rotary encoders are bearingless and have axial motion up to ±0.02 mm and are also used on air bearing spindles, blood pumps, and servo motors in robotic applications. » more

High-pressure axial piston pump

Rexroth's A15VSO hydraulic axial-piston pump for stationary applications in open circuit operation is designed to meet pressure requirements to 420 bars and has minimum sound emissions for a quieter, more efficient operation. » more

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Machine safety standard merger: One global machine...

In a few years, could we just have one functional safety standard?... » more

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Motors and Drives Video Series

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

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