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Automation improves alternator test system
Automation improves alternator test system

When Motorcar Parts of America decided it needed a new testing system for its alternators, the company knew it would need a custom application. Therefore, the engineering team decided to design and build the system in house using a programmable automation controller (PAC) with a human machine interface (HMI). To... Read More

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Internet of things creates control engineering resources for distributed control
Internet of things creates control engineering resources for distributed control

Control Engineering has covered Internet of things (IoT) developments, especially related to improving industrial networking, communications, and information flow within manufacturing.... Read More

Microsoft Windows XP EOS: What manufacturers need to know
Microsoft Windows XP EOS: What manufacturers need to know

There has been much talk lately about the end of lifecycle issue related to the Microsoft Windows XP operating system (OS). In fact, for the past year, Microsoft has been reminding folks that on... Read More

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Overcoming challenges in securing the Internet of things
Overcoming challenges in securing the Internet of things

The Internet is only about 8,000 days old, and 2.5 billion people and 37 billion things are expected to join the Internet by 2020. Most importantly, it is expected that 50 billion "new... Read More

Operator interface graphics 101
Operator interface graphics 101

Most automation and process control projects provide an operator interface presenting the current state of the system. These can range from the very simple to the extremely complex. The one aspect... Read More

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The 2014 Control Engineering System Integrator Giants program recognizes the top system integrators from the industrial automation marketplace. The 2014 System Integrator Giants program will be featured in the August edition of Control Engineering magazine. Deadline for entries is June 6.
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Gateway switch for PLC programming and process visualization
Gateway switch for PLC programming and process visualization

Wago's PFC200 is designed to offer compact, computing power for PLC programming and process... Read More

Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs
Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs

Beckhoff Automation's CP22xx Panel PC series combines a multi-touch interface with... Read More

Communications module for Profibus network
Communications module for Profibus network

Molex's Brad SST Communication Modules SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL, SST-PB3S-CLX-RLL-CC and SST-PB3S-CLXT-RLL... Read More

Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks
Gripper designed for multiple automated manufacturing tasks

Empire Robotics' Versaball is a gripper archetype designed to flexibly adapt to multiple automated... Read More

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