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2016 Engineers' Choice Awards: Spotlight on innovation

Best automation, control, and instrumentation products in 27 categories. » more

Stainless steel faced sensors

Turck's 2-wire, dc stainless steel faced sensor are designed to be used as substitutes for... » more

Laser material processing system for manufacturing

Universal Laser Systems' XLS Platform is designed for precision 2D cutting and surface modification... » more

Piezo nanopositioning stage for scanning and optical applications

Aerotech’s QFocus QF1 piezo nanopositioning stage features microscope objective and optics... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, January 18-24: Real-world simulation, open-source robotic software, electric actuator technology, more

Articles about the impact of real-world simulation, open-source robotic software, electric actuator... » more

Photoelectric sensors for hazardous and corrosive environments

Banner Engineering's M18-4 self-contained photoelectric sensors are designed for harsh industrial... » more

Smart camera series for production line applications

Cognex Corporation's In-Sight Micro 8000 series smart cameras are designed to be deployed on the... » more

Laser distance sensor with dual discrete outputs and IO link

Banner Engineering's Q4X laser distance sensor features dual discrete outputs and IO-Link... » more

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2016 Engineers' Choice Awards: Spotlight on innovation

Best automation, control, and instrumentation products in 27 categories. » more

Robot series designed for fast, repeatable movements

ABB's IRB 910SC line of selective compliance articulated robot arm (SCARA) robots is designed for applications such as small parts assembly, material handling, component placement, parts inspection, and laboratory automation. » more

Machinery health analyzer for hazardous environments

Emerson Process Management’s CSI 2140 machinery health analyzer collects data required to assess a machine’s condition for hazardous environments. » more

Stainless steel faced sensors

Turck's 2-wire, dc stainless steel faced sensor are designed to be used as substitutes for traditional plastic faced sensors to resist corrosion and is rated IP67 against moisture ingress.  » more

Enclosure series expanded for electrical, electronic and wet environments

AutomationDirect has added over 200 NEMA 4 and 4X enclosures and subpanel to their Hubbell-Wiegmann line for electrical, electronic, wet, and harsh environments with items ranging from wall mount enclosures to floor mount models. » more

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

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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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