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Motion efficiency is bolstered with newer technologies: Motor Summit 2014
Motion efficiency is bolstered with newer technologies: Motor Summit 2014

Motion control: Efficiency improvements target electric motors, including developments in different topologies and innovative use of magnet materials, providing highly efficient advanced motor designs. A previous article about Motor Summit (Nov/Dec 2014) focused on trends to raise the efficiency of electrically driven...Read More

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Using PID for motion control, robotics
Using PID for motion control, robotics

Advice follows on using proportional-integral-derivative (PID) tuning for motion control and robotics. High-end robotics with high dynamics and reasonably high accuracy of movement almost always... Read More

Front-end engineering and design reduces risks, costs
Front-end engineering and design reduces risks, costs

Application Update: Comprehensive front-end engineering and design (FEED) can reduce risk and lower total cost of ownership for small and large capital projects. A FEED executed for ConocoPhillips... Read More

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Rugged HMI operator panel has 7 inch screen
Rugged HMI operator panel has 7 inch screen

Beijer Electronics’ T7BR is a rugged 7-in. HMI operator panel designed for operation in extreme environments like heavy-duty motors and offshore engine rooms and conforms to NEMA 4X and IP66... Read More

Enabling industrial Ethernet on existing wiring
Enabling industrial Ethernet on existing wiring

Product Exclusive: PCN Technology’s InterMax addresses the repurposing of Profibus, Modbus, Data Highway, and Blue Hose serial networks and is designed to be installed between IP automation equipment... Read More

Apps for Engineers: Mobile control methods
Apps for Engineers: Mobile control methods

CFE Media's Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications for Apple iOS and Android operating systems form various companies. We've categorized apps by category,... Read More

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Integrated Drive Systems: A Holistic Approach to Energy Savings

Presenter Rich Mintz will discuss how to take a holistic approach to drive train systems for improved efficiency as well as how drives, motors, gears and other drive train elements affect energy loss and where to prioritize your attention and budget for the best return.

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Vortex flow transmitter for heat exchange systems
Vortex flow transmitter for heat exchange systems

Clark Solution's Huba 210 Series Vortex Flow Transmitter is designed for water and water/glycol... Read More

Robot monitoring system for collaboration between robots and factory workers
Robot monitoring system for collaboration between robots and factory workers

ABB's SafeMove2 includes a host of safety functions, including safe speed limits, safe standstill... Read More

Inline vortex mass flowmeter for steam, liquid, and gas applications
Inline vortex mass flowmeter for steam, liquid, and gas applications

Spirax Sarco's VLM20 utilizes a multivariable transmitter with integral temperature and pressure... Read More

Flush tip pressure transmitter for process, testing applications
Flush tip pressure transmitter for process, testing applications

Viatran's Model 386 flush tip pressure transmitter features a flush tip-zero cavity design that is... Read More

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