Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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PLC programming tips, benefits for engineers
PLC programming tips, benefits for engineers

Cover Story: Get help for programmable logic controller (PLC) programming from Control Engineering editorial advisory board member Frank Lamb, covering ladder logic and scanning, binary-coded decimals, and reusable codes. Read More

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Controller embeds programming efficiency
Controller embeds programming efficiency

Cover Story: PLC programming: Selecting the right controller and accompanying programming software adds efficiency to the controller programming process. Read More

Ease of use: Programmable controllers
Ease of use: Programmable controllers

With “ease of use” blowing like wind through the branches of automation and control, standard programming has abstracted into configuration, as wizards become more intelligent, and libraries of code... Read More

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Modular rack PLC with IIoT
Modular rack PLC with IIoT

The EZAutomation EZLogix programmable logic controller is a low-cost, rugged, modular rack-styled PLC ready for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications. Ladder logic, advanced function... Read More

Specifying enclosures for machine vision systems
Specifying enclosures for machine vision systems

Machine vision enclosure manufacturers aim to better understand and meet their customers’ specific needs for safe, fully-integrated solutions, including solutions for use in harsh and dangerous... Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device. The July issue of Control Engineering includes stories on controller programming, safety networks, enclosure design, and power quality.
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2017 System Integrator Giants
The System Integrator Giants program (SI Giants) lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in the CFE Media Global System Integrator Database, ranked solely on total system integration revenue. The 2017 System Integrator Giants program is open for submissions! Deadline to enter: Friday, August 18, 2017.
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ERP with mobility energizes field services and plant-floor execution
For a long while, no one expected smart phones and tablets to play a role in production environments. Today mobile not only has an increasingly important role in services, but companies are faced with issues when personnel want to use their own devices on plant floors. For ERP relevancy, what’s needed is a way to securely distribute subsets of existing applications outside the company network to industry standard devices. The next question: how is mobile best used in manufacturing?

July 27, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Rotational speed sensor
Rotational speed sensor

Rheintacho's rotational speed sensor with PWM-Signal complements the FE Series and is designed for... Read More

Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives
Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives

The Mitsubishi Electric FR-A800- E and FR-F800- E variable frequency drives (VFDs) are designed to... Read More

Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety
Light curtain system for flexibility and industrial safety

Rockwell Automation's Allen-Bradley GaurdSheild 450L safety light curtain system uses a transceiver... Read More

Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications
Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications

Destaco's GTB series servo positioning rotary tables are engineered to deliver high torque with... Read More

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IIoT: Machines, Equipment & Asset Management Digital Report
Articles in this digital report highlight technologies that enable Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies including easier real-time sensor data access via tablets, cybersecurity, how to get data more easily from maintenance software, and easier industrial connectivity. Learn more.