Discrete Manufacturing - PLCs, PACs

HMI PLCs for small- and medium-sized machines

Turck's TX500 human-machine interface (HMI) programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are designed for... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles November 7-13: Three-phase motors, PID velocity, PLC programming benefits, more

Articles about three-phase motor operation, PID velocity, PLC object-oriented programming benefits,... » more

Demand for smart high-end safety solutions increasing

IHS Markit predicts that revenues from safety input/output modules are projected to grow faster... » more

Top 10 Control Engineering articles October 8 to November 7: Engineers' Choice finalists, PID velocity, PLC programming benefits, more

Articles about the Engineers' Choice finalists, PID velocity, PLC object-oriented programming... » more

Design kit for communicating with motion controllers, PLCs

Galil Motion Control's Galil Design Kit (GDK) is designed to provide easy communication with motion... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles October 17-23: Engineers' Choice, PLC programming, PLC coding guidelines, more

Articles about the 2017 Engineers' Choice finalists, PLC object-oriented programming, PLC coding... » more

How to cut costs and maximize production with servo automation

Inside Machines: Lumber machine manufacturer’s moves to servo control yields increased precision,... » more

Top 10 Control Engineering articles September 10 to October 10: PID velocity, level instruments, small-scale automation, more

Articles about PID velocity, choosing the right level instrument, small-scale automation projects,... » more

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Touchless angle sensors for measuring angular positions

Novotechnik's RFC4800 Series of touchless angle sensors are designed to measure angular position and features include programmable zero point offset, measurement averaging and sign of rotational direction, and IO-Link... » more

Shaft sensor for harsh conditions

Piher Sensors & Controls' hollow shaft PST-360 is designed for maintaining accurate pedal or brake position in steer by wire applications for extremely harsh conditions. » more

HMI PLCs for small- and medium-sized machines

Turck's TX500 human-machine interface (HMI) programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are designed for machines whose processes have to be controlled, displayed and operated locally. » more

Safety toolkit for machine safety applications

The Safety Lifecycle Toolkit from Rockwell Automation is designed to give engineers one environment to complete the entire machine safety lifecycle. » more

Advances in proximity sensors

Inside machines, proximity sensors: Inductive, magnetic, ultrasonic are among the technologies used for proximity sensing, and small sizes and extended ranges are among features in recently announced proximity sensors. » 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

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

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