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Matrix drives reduce energy consumption for transporter system
Matrix drives reduce energy consumption for transporter system

Inside Machines: Industrial matrix drives were used for a transporter system retrofit to reduce energy consumption and costs by creating a more maintenance-free mechanically integral distribution system. New system regeneration capabilities for two motors saves an estimated $1,500 per year. Read More

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Motion controllers can adapt themselves
Motion controllers can adapt themselves

Adaptive motion controllers can be modified to a controlled process behavior, among other controlled process benefits.Read More

Proof of concept, testing for integrated vision applications
Proof of concept, testing for integrated vision applications

Inside machines: A control system integrator and automation vendor have jointly developed a vision lab where they will offer machine vision testing, advice, proof-of-concept work and validation... Read More

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Alliance for robotics in manufacturing will improve innovation, industry growth
Alliance for robotics in manufacturing will improve innovation, industry growth

The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) institute was created to empower American workers, create and sustain new jobs, and lower the barriers for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)... Read More

Reverse engineering reduced repair time, costs for steel manufacturer
Reverse engineering reduced repair time, costs for steel manufacturer

A steel manufacturer that needed two impellers repaired found a solution through reverse engineering that was faster and more cost-effective.Read More

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2017 HMI Hardware and Software Survey
Control Engineering is conducting a research study to gauge audience usage of and trends with human-machine interface (HMI) hardware and software. The results of this study will be published in a future issue of Control Engineering magazine and online.
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IIoT: Operations & IT Digital Report
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years. Among the topics covered are how to use IIoT to improve operations, how to do a better job of data analysis by using new technologies and new software, and how manufacturers are already using IIoT to affect changes in their operation. Download the digital report.
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Cloud ERP Streamlines Operations in an Era of lloT Data
How will manufacturers absorb and manage the huge amounts of industrial plant-floor data made available by lloT sensor and connectivity advances? Cloud-based ERP can play a big role in leveraging real-time data in the manufacturing enterprise, making it easier to interpret and act on data, providing manufacturing intelligence from the shop floor to the top floor.

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Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives
Ethernet-connected variable frequency drives

The Mitsubishi Electric FR-A800- E and FR-F800- E variable frequency drives (VFDs) are designed to... Read More

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

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

Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications
Rotary tables with roller-gear drive for high-speed applications

Destaco's GTB series servo positioning rotary tables are engineered to deliver high torque with... Read More

Extensometer for industrial and equipment safety applications
Extensometer for industrial and equipment safety applications

Vishay Precision Group's Model 182 extensometer is a strain gage-based force sensor that is... Read More

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Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40 program to those who have made significant contributions to their plant and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions. Nominees must be working professionals who are under the age of 40 as of Sept. 1, 2017.
Nominations close: June 23, 2017.