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IT support of industrial control networks
IT support of industrial control networks

It’s no secret these days that information technologies (IT) and operations technologies (OT) are continually merging. In the past, two different groups built and managed the dichotomy: OT ran the plant; IT managed the plant’s information. Today, modern OT resides within IT networks. While it’s still clear that IT... Read More

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When to automate: Conventional and robotic applications
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Fitting the right modular conventional, robotics, or hybrid motion control system to an automated palletizing application increases flexibility for adapting to future applications and increases... Read More

Software designed for all-encompassing access
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Invensys' Wonderware InTouch Access Anywhere software solution enables users to access plant-floor data via Wonderware InTouch software. It runs entirely and securely inside a web... Read More

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Modular, all-in-one PLC has touchscreen, IO modules
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Unitronics announces the launch of the Unitronics UniStream, its new generation of modular all-in-one programmable logic controller (PLC). This new line results from more than 20 years of PLC... Read More

Multi-touch screen monitors
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The multi-touch screen displays from American Industrial Systems (AIS) offer an interactive and unique dual-touch, gesture experience for users. Instead of just one touch point, the projected... Read More

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For years companies have talked about connecting the “shop floor to the top floor” with integration of all networks from the enterprise to plant-level systems. This survey asks how far you’ve gone with your efforts and what’s coming next.
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Design and Deployment Best Practices for a Reliable Fiber Optic Network

Avoid EMI while achieving longer distances and higher performance utilizing fiber optics for EtherNet/IP networks across manufacturing zones and devices. In this Webcast, you’ll hear about physical layer best practices and understand proper fiber media selection for each physical layer in the EtherNet/IP network.

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Products
Configurable modular industrial Ethernet switch
Configurable modular industrial Ethernet switch

Belden's MSP30 Layer 3 configurable modular industrial Ethernet switch offers extensive... Read More

Apps for Engineers: Conversion applications
Apps for Engineers: Conversion applications

Unit Conversion FLIB Android: 4.0+ Cost: Free Company: Ten Days One App Flib is a unit... Read More

Laser shaft alignment tool helps increase machine life
Laser shaft alignment tool helps increase machine life

The Fluke 830 Laser Shaft Alignment Tool is designed to deliver precise shaft condition... Read More

Industrial automation control, HMI, OPC, database integration software
Industrial automation control, HMI, OPC, database integration software

Opto 22's PAC Project 9.4 is an upgrade to its PAC Project suite of software applications and... Read More

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