Industry leaders within manufacturing have already set in motion the idea of a fourth industrial revolution, or Industrie 4.0, and the Internet of Things (IoT) will play a major role in how manufacturing changes.
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, May 23-29: High-performance HMIs, salary and career survey, engineering career advice, more
Articles about high-performance HMIs, the 2016 Salary and Career Survey, engineering career advice, smart manufacturing, and robot programming languages were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 23-29. Miss...
Posital's safety-rated Ixarc rotary encoders are designed for critical applications such as industrial robots or material handling equipment, where loss of control could result in hazardous situations.
Cisco's survey on digital readiness suggest that information technology (IT) leaders around the world are not yet convinced of the industry’s ability to drive digital transformation, which is bad news for the Internet of Things...
A popular mechanism for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is representational state transfer (REST) communication. If a system or device exposes this kind of interface, it becomes Web-compatible.
Bud Industries' PTS series enclosures are made of impact-resistant gray polycarbonate reinforced with 10% fiberglass and are designed for hazardous, dusty, and washdown factory environments as well as extreme weather conditions.
There is a shortage of qualified technicians that will continue as the skills gap widens. Manufacturers should take advantage of the technicians currently employed and empower them with the technology to improve their efficiency.
Using current-limiting devices to improve Short-Circuit Current Rating (SCCR): Your questions answered
More answers about using current-limiting devices to improve Short-Circuit Current Rating (SCCR), the topic of a May 18 Webcast, are provided by speaker Erik Barnes. Topics include single-phase circuits and power generation.
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, May 16-22: Salary and career survey, energy outlook, robot programming languages, more
Articles about the 2016 Salary and Career Survey, annual energy outlook, robot programming languages, robots and smart factories, and offshore risk management were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 16-22....
A Black Swan event is a case in which an unpredicted, rare event occurs. John Murphy, a safety professional with Process Safety Services, said a strong, robust process safety management system will minimize the potential impact.