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Motion control and robotics integration
Motion control and robotics integration

Controls for line-based motion control can be separate or integrated with robotics, depending on technologies used, connected networks, and sophistication of those involved.Read More

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Converting control systems: Take the time to improve control strategy
Converting control systems: Take the time to improve control strategy

Consider investing the time to write a scope that includes control strategy improvement and open the door to taking advantage of the functionality provided by a new control system.Read More

Selecting motor measurement, analysis instruments
Selecting motor measurement, analysis instruments

Measuring complex and distorted waveforms requires the right combination of devices and techniques.Read More

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Refrigerator magnets: wireless cooling
Refrigerator magnets: wireless cooling

New theory predicts magnets may act as wireless cooling agents, according to MIT researchers.Read More

Software-designed controller for control systems
Software-designed controller for control systems

National Instruments' CompactRIO software-designed controller integrates embedded technologies from Intel and Xilinx and is supported by LabVIEW 2014 and NI Linux Real-Time and is designed for harsh... Read More

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System Integrator of the Year
For the 9th System Integrator of the Year program, Control Engineering is looking for the best integrators in the automation business to feature on the cover of the Global System Integrator Supplement in December 2014.
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A Network Foundation - Applied Case Study in Deploying a Reliable Physical Infrastructure for Process

Presenters Alan McFarland and James Neawedde, Jr. from Panduit will explain how a robust physical infrastructure can provide you with the ability to manage and improve manufacturing processes and productivity, while reducing downtime and improving overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) in your plant.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Featured Blogs
Machine Safety: ISO 13849-1 status, interlock switch safety
Machine Safety: ISO 13849-1 status, interlock switch safety

Upon reviewing a machine that has two interlock switches mounted to an access door, can you say... Read More

Machine Safety: 12 hazards of unused machinery
Machine Safety: 12 hazards of unused machinery

Look at the 5 levels of hazard mitigation to help determine risk of a machine no longer in use.... Read More

Machine Safety: Identify machine safety standards for your business
Machine Safety: Identify machine safety standards for your business

Why is it important in the United States to identify machine safety standards for your business?... Read More

Machine Safety: What is your safety elevator pitch?
Machine Safety: What is your safety elevator pitch?

In less than 30 seconds, can you tell me why I should care about your plans for exceeding... Read More

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