Discrete Manufacturing - Sensors, Vision

Vote now for the Engineers' Choice Finalists

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Top 5 Control Engineering articles, November 9-15: PLC or DCS, Engineers' Choice finalists, wireless communication, more

Articles about choosing between a PLC and DCS, the Engineers' Choice finalists, wireless... » more

Variable frequency drives for general purpose applications

Parker Hannifin's AC10 variable frequency drives feature ac motor speed control with 250 hp and is... » more

Networked panel-mount piezo drive

Aerotech’s Ensemble QLe panel-mount nanopostioning piezo drive for coordinated motion between piezo... » more

Line scan camera series with CMOS sensors

Teledyne Dalsa’s TurboDrive is an 8k GigE vision line scan camera with CMOS sensors for variety of... » more

Photoelectric sensor series with fixed-field background suppression

Banner Engineering's S18-2 compact photoelectric sensor series features fixed-field background... » more

Making engineering choices

Engineers and plant managers face a constant barrage of choices that affect the day-to-day... » more

EC: DataMan 150/260 Series

Machine & Embedded Control - Machine vision, barcode readers: DataMan 150/260 fixed-mount,... » more

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Digital controller for closed loop piezo actuators and stages

Queensgate’s NPC-D-5200 is a digital controller designed for advanced closed loop piezo actuators and stages and has the capacity to address a broad spectrum of alignment and metrology applications. » more

Industrial robot for material handling applications

ABB's IRB 8700 is a multipurpose industrial robot designed for material handling applications in the automotive, transportation and other heavy industries and it has a reach of 3.5 m and is capable of handling a payload of up to... » more

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Controller for smart devices in manufacturing, industrial operations

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley ControlLogix 5580 controller is designed to enable faster system performance for smart devices in manufacturing and industrial operations and includes an embedded 1GB Ethernet port to support... » more

Piezo beam steering mirrors for precision optic applications

Physik Instrumente's (PI) S-331 fast tip/tip platform is a piezo steering mirror that is designed for precision optics applications in ambient and vacuum environments. » 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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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?
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