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HART-enabled transmitters for harsh conditions, environments

The One Series 1XTXSW transmitter from United Electric Controls integrates HART 7 compatible 4-20... » 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

Top 10 Control Engineering articles, September 8 to October 8: Leaders Under 40, common VFD myths, industrial control panel standards, more

Articles about the the Leaders Under 40, common VFD myths, industrial control panel standards,... » more

Servo drive for cabinet space savings

Rockwell Automation’s Kinetix 5700 servo drive offers dual-axis servos, a 1.6 to 60 kW power range,... » more

Develop an effective industrial equipment SCCR strategy

Technology Update: Short-Circuit Current Rating (SCCR) compliance requires attention to multiple... » more

Ultrasonic sensor for processing and industrial applications

Hoffmann-Krippner's P53 Steel Head ultrasonic sensor is designed for demanding medical,... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, September 28 to October 4: Leaders under 40, automation software changes, SCADA systems, more

Articles about the Leaders Under 40, mechatronics and machine design, LNG transport technologies,... » more

Middle managers can be cyber security threats

Middle managers sometimes are an obstacle when it comes to implementing and promoting security... » more

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Electromechanical linear actuator series for packaging, material handling applications

Parker's High Moment Rodless (HMR) electromechanical linear actuator series are designed for applications such as packaging equipment, material handling, and it can be integrated into any machine layout.  » more

Apps for Engineers: Vision applications

CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems from various companies. Apps are organized by category, company, and type. These vision... » more

Servo drive for cabinet space savings

Rockwell Automation’s Kinetix 5700 servo drive offers dual-axis servos, a 1.6 to 60 kW power range, and tuning technology designed to help machine builders reduce cabinet-space requirements by up to 70%. » more

Laser distance sensor for detecting small objects

Banner Engineering's Q4X laser distance sensor features is designed for precise measurement of small objects and can detect objects regardless of target surface reflectivity. » more

Explosion-proof cameras for hazardous areas

Axis Communications' XF40-Q1765 Explosion Protected Fixed Network Camera and XP40-Q1765 Explosion Protected PTZ Network Camera feature a 316L stainless steel housing and are designed for hazardous areas. » 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?
Yes, 1-25% more
26-50% more
51-75% more
76-100% more
More than 100%
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