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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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Driving a new generation of power plants
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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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Modbus TCP to RTU gateway for Ethernet networks
Modbus TCP to RTU gateway for Ethernet networks

ICP DAS USA's tGW-735i Modbus TCP to RTU gateway that is designed to allow a Modbus TCP host to... Read More

Condition monitoring system for voltage, current, temperature
Condition monitoring system for voltage, current, temperature

Intermittent-error problem solving on machines, in plants, and facilities is expected to get easier... Read More

Carrier cards for upgrading COTS systems and FMCs
Carrier cards for upgrading COTS systems and FMCs

VadaTech's PCI516, PCI592 and PCI595 are designed to bring commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) PCIe... Read More

Motion module with CANopen version for tight space applications
Motion module with CANopen version for tight space applications

Schneider Electric's Lexium Motion Module (LMM) is a programmable motion controller that features a... Read More

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