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Machine Safety: enhanced safety networks, the Internet of things, and autonomous safety

Does anybody remember HAL 9000, the computer that controlled the universe in the science fiction... » more

CNC collision avoidance

Technology Update: Machine builders and end users can protect the machine and operators with... » more

Flexible safety relay solution allows multiple safety zones

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

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, April 6-12

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Control Engineering's five most-clicked articles... » more

Circuit breaker analysis mobile application

The Circuit Breaker Analyzer App runs on a Microsoft Windows 7-compatible tablet or PC to identify... » more

For machines that cannot be upgraded, what needs to change now that Microsoft Windows XP support has ended?

Ask Control Engineering sought advice from industrial software developers related to the end of... » more

Google Glass meets control systems

Technology Update: New visualization technologies offer opportunities for hands-free computer... » more

Machine safety standard merger: One global machine safety standard

In a few years, could we just have one functional safety standard? The world has two predominantly... » 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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Motors and Drives Video Series

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

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