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Maintaining power in remote locations
Maintaining power in remote locations

UPS systems ensure reliable power for oil and gas applications.Read More

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Soft starters: The modern solution for every girth gear drive
Soft starters: The modern solution for every girth gear drive

Soft starters replace old mechanical solutions such as star-delta or autotransformers and are gaining market share in the electrical drive field, previously dominated by variable frequency drives.... Read More

How to cycle three or more pumps and fans
How to cycle three or more pumps and fans

Cycling motors on and off could be a way to meet demand; minimize starts, stops, and run time; and equalize run time between motors using a scheme.Read More

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Unitronics designed the Samba for OEMs who want the advantage of color-touchscreens for simple projects without breaking their budget. This all-in-one PLC has an integrated HMI and I/O and is programmed in a single-environment software for an unbeatable price-performance ratio.
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How to get an automation project approved
How to get an automation project approved

Build a case to get an automation and controls project approved. Here’s how to gain approval for automation project capital expenditures. Such investments can reduce inventory, obsolescence, and... Read More

Smart cement revolutionizes well casings
Smart cement revolutionizes well casings

Cumaraswamy “Vipu” Vipulanandan, professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Center for Innovative Grouting Materials and Technology at the University of Houston (UH) created... Read More

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Engineering Leaders Under 40
The future is now! Are you a leader under 40? The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions. Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the Engineering Leaders Under 40 program.
Nominations close: June 24, 2015.
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High-temperature silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) thyristors
High-temperature silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) thyristors

Littelfuse's SCR Thyristor capable of handling 600V and junction temperatures up to 150°C.Read More

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

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

LED light designed for industrial enclosures
LED light designed for industrial enclosures

Rittal Corporation's LED System Light is an UL-approved lighting system designed for industrial... Read More

Power supply series with industrial, medical safety approvals
Power supply series with industrial, medical safety approvals

XP Power's UCP225 series of 225W ac/dc power supplies feature industrial and medical safety and... Read More

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System Integrator Giants Call for Nominations
Participate in the 2015 System Integrator Giants program, which recognizes the top system integrators listed in the CFE Media Global System Integrator Database. The in-depth analysis of these companies will appear in the August issue of Control Engineering and online at www.controleng.com/giants. Submit by May 22, 2015.