Engineering future: Ambition to change the world is essential as automation spreads into areas beyond industrial applications. See three key technology advances expected by 2020 and a sampling of those advancements today,...
Emerson Process Management's CSI 9360 vibration/position transmitter detects emerging sleeve bearing issues by capturing vibration or position data and translating it into a 4-20 mA signal for monitoring.
Siemens' Integral Volume Booster accessory for the Sipart PS2 electro-pneumatic valve positioner reproduces pneumatic signals in a 1:1 ratio for applications requiring increased flow capacity while maintaining accuracy.
FANUC will demonstrate a CNC platform with built-in Bluetooth technology and a digital servo adapter among other technologies that are designed to improve machining performance and maintenance at IMTS 2014 Booth #S-8919.
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, August 25-31: Future of the PLC, the first PLC, System Integrator Giants, more
Articles about the PLC’s future, the competition for the first PLC, the System Integrator Giants of 2014, writing a process operating description document, and developing good coding habits were Control Engineering’s five most...
The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) are very good resources for staying up to date on current events with food and product safety initiatives.