Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Industrial cyber security: It’s best to learn from the mistakes of others
Industrial cyber security: It’s best to learn from the mistakes of others

Engineering and IT Insight: When we don’t learn from past mistakes, we are forced to repeat them, and true to form, it has happened again. An outsourced IT department–unaware of the manufacturing elements of IT–recently shutdown production in a multi-billion dollar manufacturing company. Read More

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De-risk by design: Maintaining safety at heights
De-risk by design: Maintaining safety at heights

A major challenge facing oil and gas facilities is inadequate lighting and the need for workers to climb to elevated heights to repair or replace lights.Read More

Protecting FPSOs from arc flash
Protecting FPSOs from arc flash

At a large floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO), managers have found a way to protect workers and equipment from electrical arc flash and reduce the risk of downtime.Read More

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ICS security trends
ICS security trends

As the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) becomes more prevalent, there is a greater risk for intentional and unintentional cyber security breaches. Industrial control system (ICS) security should... Read More

Rethink lockout/tagout to improve safety, productivity
Rethink lockout/tagout to improve safety, productivity

Inside machines: Alternatives to traditional lockout/tagout procedures can improve productivity and reduce incentives to bypass this time-consuming process, improving machine safety and throughput.Read More

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IIoT Webcast Series 2016, Part One: Effective Change Management
Presenter Stan Schneider will discuss how the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) disruption by exploring leading applications. These use cases highlight disruptive changes common across industries.

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IO module designed to work with PLC, HMI units
IO module designed to work with PLC, HMI units

Unitronics' UIS-WCB2 is an I/O module designed to offer a variety of I/O options in a single unit... Read More

Desktop supply series with interchangeable cord for worldwide use
Desktop supply series with interchangeable cord for worldwide use

Protek Power's PUP25 series feature up to 25 W of desktop ITE power that meets Level VI efficiency... Read More

Robot series designed for fast, repeatable movements
Robot series designed for fast, repeatable movements

ABB's IRB 910SC line of selective compliance articulated robot arm (SCARA) robots is designed for... Read More

Industrial wireless controller for IIoT applications
Industrial wireless controller for IIoT applications

Banner Engineering's Sure Cross DXM100 industrial wireless controller is designed to facilitate... Read More

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