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Virtual reality applied for programming CNC machine tools
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Future CNC programming may have a manual teach mode. Mechatronics researchers demonstrate how future CNC machines could be designed with virtual reality elements to allow an operator to move body elements manually so motion sequences can be saved in the machine program.Read More

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Control panel before and after: Gain productivity with lean automation, connectivity
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Get wired for efficiency. This video, photos, and text explain how a cabling system can speed control panel design and construction, with build-time control panel assembly savings of 60% or more.Read More

Asia to become largest PLC market by 2016
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Increased demand by China as well as Korea, Taiwan, and Japan as well as a stagnant European economy suggest Asia will be the largest programmable logic controller (PLC) market by 2016, according to... Read More

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Variable frequency drive (VFD) technology supports versatile, reliable, low-cost power inverters for industry-leading supplier of fuel cell plants.Read More

To get the job done, quantity equals quality
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Automation System Integration Blog: To get the job finished, move projects, discussions, and work focus from qualitative to quantitative; from ‘generally what needs to get done’ to ‘how much and how... Read More

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AutomationDirect's Integra polycarbonate enclosures are lightweight and feature high impact... Read More

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Phoenix Contact's PT 2,5/S-Quattro four-position terminal blocks are designed to provide a high... Read More

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