Thursday, January 10, 2013
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Optimizing servo control with an adaptive nonlinear algorithm
Optimizing servo control with an adaptive nonlinear algorithm

Servo control software improves applications requiring accurate path tracking and low settling time, such as CNC and cutting, conveyor tracking, pick-and-place operations, PCB mounting, welding, as well as painting, coating, and gluing. A gantry robotic application resulted in a 33% increase in machine throughput,...Read More

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Motion control and CNC accuracy
Motion control and CNC accuracy

CNC applications need accurate movements, rapid changes in direction, and aggressive acceleration and deceleration. A virtual sensor system can be used to improve control performance and decrease CNC... Read More

North America robot sales set new records
North America robot sales set new records

The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) reported that 21,235 robots valued at $1.2 billion were sold in the first nine months of 2014, which is an increase of 35% in units over the same period in... Read More

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Machine-to-machine
Machine-to-machine

One particular area of industry that is buzzing now is the utilization of the machine-to-machine (M2M) innovation in industrial settings. M2M’s reach is so broad that we will focus on its application... Read More

Four risk factors jeopardizing automation projects
Four risk factors jeopardizing automation projects

Pharmaceutical companies are making a beeline to automate manufacturing. Here are four primary risk factors, most of them non-technical, which might hinder the early phases of any automation project.Read More

Four risk factors jeopardizing automation projects
Four risk factors jeopardizing automation projects

Pharmaceutical companies are making a beeline to automate manufacturing. Here are four primary risk factors, most of them non-technical, which might hinder the early phases of any automation project.Read More

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The Rocky Relationship Between Safety and Security
Learn more about methods used to ensure that the integration be­tween the safety system and the basic process control systems (BPCS) do not compromise functional indepen­dence and define the best practices to secure an industrial system.
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Industry leading motion control. PMD offers a complete range of world-class motion control products and solutions. Learn more today.
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Adding Industrial Toughness and Reliability to Ethernet
Today, automation control systems are expected to provide greater operational visibility of manufacturing processes throughout the organization, from field sites to the control room, so as to reduce the cost of operations, maximize return, and ensure operator safety. However, manufacturers who try to deploy an integrated industrial network face one unique challenge: their network is more vulnerable in the control room than at field sites.
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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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The Gigabit Industrial Seminar on February 13 in Dayton describes CC-Link IE, the first gigabit Industrial Ethernet network for automation control. Learn more and register.