Discrete Manufacturing - Sensors, Vision

Angle ring encoder for safety-related applications

Heidenhain's ECA 4410 angle ring encoder series is designed for use in safety-related applications... » more

Safety laser scanner for industrial applications

Idec Corporation's SE2L safety laser scanner is certified for use in safety applications including... » more

Sensors 101: Control system inputs

Thinking of sensors as a physical input to a control system can help an engineer realize there are... » more

Laser tracker system for portable metrology applications

Hexagon Manufacturing's Leica Absolute Tracker AT403 is a laser tracker system designed to offer...

Photoelectric sensor for machine, industrial applications

Panasonic's EX-Z photoelectric sensor EX-Z features a thru-beam type with a built-in amplifier and...

Digital pressure sensors for gas, liquid applications

AutomationDirect's EPS ProSense line of digital pressure sensors are designed for industrial... » more

Hyperspectral imaging is coming of age

Control Engineering Europe: Software developments have made hyperspectral imaging a less expensive... » more

2017 Engineers' Choice Awards: Spotlight on innovation

Best automation, control, and instrumentation products in 28 categories. » more

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Motors for robotic, medical applications

TQ Systems' RoboDrive motors are compact and feature strong dynamics and precision and can be used for demanding drive applications in the medical, robotic, and aerospace industries.  » more

Inverter with advanced integration

Fuji's Frenic-Ace is a versatile drive with advanced integration capabilities such as applied power ratings, sensorless dynamic torque vector control, and customer customizable logic. » more

Mounted spherical roller bearings with IIoT

Rexnord's Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Smart PT select mounted spherical roller bearings are designed for conveyor and fan and blower applications in the aggregate, air and fluid handling, cement, and material and package...

Carrier system for customized batch sizes

Festo's Multi-Carrier System is designed to enable customization of batch sizes and embodies Industrie 4.0 manufacturing concepts of modularity, communications, and diagnostics. » more

Angle ring encoder for safety-related applications

Heidenhain's ECA 4410 angle ring encoder series is designed for use in safety-related applications and can be used in dangerous automation conditions. » 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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