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Ladder logic 402: Data manipulation and filtering
Ladder logic 402: Data manipulation and filtering

Once values from an analog card have been captured, there are methods to filter the data and methods to simulate a filter using Microsoft Excel before it is coded into a PLC. Read More

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Improving robotics with model-based control
Improving robotics with model-based control

Inside Machines: Model-based control results in robotic systems moving faster and more accurately, with greater throughput. Such modeling can estimate torques and forces on the robot during movement... Read More

Interactive 3D-printed robot developed for educational purposes
Interactive 3D-printed robot developed for educational purposes

Liberty Science Center in New Jersey has created an exhibition with a robot named SARA (Stevens Artistic Robot Animatron), which was created by students at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken,... Read More

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Robots' usage growing on production line, but humans still valuable
Robots' usage growing on production line, but humans still valuable

Robots are a valuable commodity on the plant floor and won't be going away, but for some tasks they aren't as useful as human workers because they lack the ability to adapt and adjust to changing... Read More

Think Again: System integration, networking for machine tools
Think Again: System integration, networking for machine tools

Application examples: Machine data integration saves time and increases throughput, according to Mazak; technologies being demonstrated in the plant may be offered on future machines for better asset... Read More

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Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The April issue of Control Engineering includes stories on system integration best practices and a special section on Hannover Messe 2016.
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Simplifying Convergence of the Industrial Network: Bridging IT and Operations
Presenter Michael Vermeer will discuss how traditional Ethernet technologies have begun to scale broadly across application using automation and controls, which is making companies take a fresh look at home-grown industrial Ethernet networks. It has also opened up a new wave of innovative possibilities for plants to drive improved operations, while also requiring that the network is built in a robust manner and with the tools for proactive maintenance.

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Synchronous dc/dc controller for industrial applications
Synchronous dc/dc controller for industrial applications

Linear Technology's LTC3895, a high voltage non-isolated synchronous step-down switching regulator... Read More

Valve series for medical and analytical markets
Valve series for medical and analytical markets

Humphrey Products' 300 and 350 iDP valve series are designed for use in the medical and analytical... Read More

Controller update integrates PAC features, built for IIoT applications
Controller update integrates PAC features, built for IIoT applications

Schneider Electric's PlantStruxure PES V4.2 integrates features of the company's Modicon M580 ePAC... Read More

Electromagnetic flowmeter for concrete batching applications
Electromagnetic flowmeter for concrete batching applications

Badger Meter's M7600 electromagnetic flowmeter is designed to provide a measurement solution for... Read More

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