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Are agricultural robots ready to meet production needs?
Are agricultural robots ready to meet production needs?

The general trend worldwide in agriculture is moving toward precision agriculture and automation to meet global productivity demands. As agriculture moves closer to full automation, it remains unclear what role robots will play in the industry.Read More

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ICS attack responses
ICS attack responses

Attacks can happen anywhere and anytime and they don’t have to be major attacks by nation states. They could come from inside or outside. Professionals in the control environment need to understand... Read More

Additive manufacturing project for industrial use
Additive manufacturing project for industrial use

Renishaw's EVO Project is an additive manufacturing system designed for single material industrial production for applications like automation, monitoring technologies and reduced operator... Read More

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Factory acceptance testing with system simulators
Factory acceptance testing with system simulators

System simulators allow developers to test most of a new control system, but not the entire system. See 6 tips for the factory acceptance test (FAT) phase of your project.Read More

Rockwell: Security a business enabler
Rockwell: Security a business enabler

Security awareness is on the rise throughout the industry. Security is becoming a business enabler that can provide manufacturers more than just an insurance policy.Read More

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Machine Safety: Risk of an actuator wired to general machine control versus safety controller
Machine Safety: Risk of an actuator wired to general machine control versus safety controller

When deciding to apply a device to achieve a safety function, by default, that safety function... Read More

Machine Safety: Functional safety standard explains validation
Machine Safety: Functional safety standard explains validation

Machine safety validation is defined by the international standard ISO 13849-2, Part 2: Validation,... Read More

Machine Safety: ISO 13849-1 status, interlock switch safety
Machine Safety: ISO 13849-1 status, interlock switch safety

Upon reviewing a machine that has two interlock switches mounted to an access door, can you say... Read More

Machine Safety: 12 hazards of unused machinery
Machine Safety: 12 hazards of unused machinery

Look at the 5 levels of hazard mitigation to help determine risk of a machine no longer in use.... Read More

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